Oxford SCIA is planning a bus trip to Prince Edward County Aug 20-21, and you’re invited to join us!
Bus departs Woodstock 7:30 am on August 20, first stop is Kaiser Lake Farms owned by Eric and Max Kaiser near Picton. The Kaisers are the 2012 OSCIA Soil Champions, produce eggs and pullets and crop one large 1150 acre block of land in cottage country.
After lunch at the farm and a local sight-seeing tour, next stop will be Parsons Brewing Company for tour and evening meal. Overnight at the Marriott Hotel in Belleville, next door to the Shorelines Casino for those who are interested.
August 21 starts with breakfast and then a visit to Pleasant Valley Hops and then Highline Mushroom’s Wellington Farm. Lunch will be at a rest stop on the way back for a late-afternoon return to Woodstock.
Price (based on double occupancy for hotel rooms and 26 participants) will be $300, which includes bus, tours, accommodations, lunch and dinner on Aug 20. Breakfast and lunch on Aug 21 are on your own.
Join the OMAFRA Soil Team and Upper Thames River Conservation Authority for a hands-on day of learning about soil management on August 22nd from 9am-3pm.The day will include soil pits, a strip till demo, in-field soil health assessment, information on erosion control and more. CEU credits for Soil and Water Management will be available.
The volunteer organization representing the Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) members in the counties/regions of Brant, Haldimand, Halton, Niagara North, Niagara South, Norfolk, Peel and Wentworth.