Coshocton County readies for fall farm tour

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COSHOCTON, Ohio — The Coshocton County OSU Extension, SWCD and FSA will again sponsor the Drive-It-Yourself Fall Foliage and Farm Tour.

The tour will be held Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Oct. 19, noon-5 p.m. in Coshocton County. This year’s tour will highlight the Southwest section of the county.

The tour will continue to focus on the history of the area as well as provide the opportunity for participants to have an up-close experience of a variety of agricultural enterprises along the tour route.

The tour will begin with the first stop and map pickup at The Animal Boutique & Villas, located just off U.S. Route 36, three miles east of Coshocton across from the Super Walmart.

Tour maps will be available at this first stop Oct. 18, between the hours of 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Oct. 19, from noon-3 p.m.

Some features are a sheep farm, an aquaculture operation producing freshwater fish and prawn, Shawnee Springs Winery (Saturday only), a beef farm, a model railroad with five miles of track, Wills Creek Dam and more.

The lunch stop will be located at the Conesville Volunteer Fire Department. Tour brochures will not be available until Oct. 18 at The Animal Boutique & Villas (23905 Airport Road, 43812) and participants who plan on going on the tour should stop there to pick up their brochure and map, and register. The tour is free, but donations are appreciated.

For more information, contact Tammi Rogers, OSU Extension-Coshocton County, at 740-622-2265.

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