Troxler on Farm Day at Museum

NC Agriculture Secretary Steve Troxler talks about Farm Fresh Family Day at the NC Museum of History.

The free event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, with a wide variety of agriculture-themed activities, including a hayride, scavenger hunt, antique farm equipment, cooking demonstrations and more. The rest of the day’s lineup sounds like a lot of fun as well:

  • The list of Family Day activities seems as endless as farm chores, which you can do, by the way. Try your hand at ginning cotton, grading tobacco and making butter the old-fashioned way.
  • A scavenger hunt will take you outside to the museum’s gardens filled with pumpkins, sweet potatoes, beans, sorghum, cotton and squash. Later, plant a few seeds and learn more about these North Carolina crops.
  • During the cooking demonstrations, sample delicious and nutritious foods, and pick up recipes and tips for healthy living. If you grow your own vegetables, get some great pointers from the Wake County Master Gardeners.

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