Innovative Farmers of Ohio schedules Trumbull County farm tours for August 21

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KINSMAN, Ohio — Innovative Farmers of Ohio will sponsor tours of two farms in Trumbull County Aug. 21. from 11 a.m.. to 1 p.m.

Red Basket Farm owner, Floyd Davis, will demonstrate how his specialty sweet corn has evolved to include about 70 vegetable varieties for farmers markets, a CSA and a public school farm to school program. Also learn how an EQIP grant has allowed Floyd to invest in high tunnel hoop houses to extend his growing seasons.

Red Basket Farm is at 6311 Mayburn Barclay Road in Kinsman, OH 44428. For more information call 330-876-9118 or visit www.redbasketfarm.com.

Second tour

Attendees will join Aaron Miller at Miller Livestock for a pasture walk from 2-4 p.m. to learn about his sustainable meat production methods. Miller Livestock has raised grass-fed beef and lamb, pastured pork and pastured-raised chicken and turkeys without chemicals, antibiotics or hormones for more than a decade.

Miller will describe his diverse marketing methods from selling to restaurants and farmers markets to his own farm stand and CSA that allow him to farm full time.

Miller Livestock is at 9590 Kinsman-Pymatuning Road, Kinsman, OH 44428. For more information call 330-876-5655 or visit www.millergrassfed.com.

Tour information

Go to www.ifoh.org for more details on the tours.

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