Local Foods Tour Will Visit Local Farms

Jasper (NNDC) – Purdue Extension is hosting the annual Dubois County Local Foods Tour Monday, October 30. The bus tour will visit local farms in the county, exploring what local food production currently looks like as well as how it contributes to the health of county residents and the local economy.

Stops for this year’s tour will include Fischer Farms (beef), Lindauer Family Dairy Farm (dairy), and Southern Indiana Purdue Ag Center (aquaculture, goats, beef). Sander Processing will also be featured to learn more about local butcher shops and the role Dubois County butchers play in local food chains for southern Indiana.

The tour will leave from the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds near Bretzville at 8 a.m. and will return at 1:30 p.m.  Limited bus seating. Cost for the tour is $10 per person. Reservations are required. To make reservations call 812 482-1782. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, October 25.

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