Tour touts value-added agriculture


COLUMBUS – Two Ohio farm markets that combine agricultural produce and agritourism will be the focus of Ohio State University Extension Direct Marketing Twilight Tours in August.

Purpose. The events, sponsored by Ohio State Extension’s Direct Marketing Team, the Ohio Direct Agriculture Marketing Association and Farm Markets of Ohio, are designed to educate growers and any interested parties about value-added opportunities in agriculture.

The tours are free.

The next tour will take place Aug. 17 at Barn-n-Bunk Farm Market in Trenton, Ohio. The family-owned business provides a variety of foods and crafts, including fresh produce, Amish baked goods, cheese and jellies.

The business also houses an ice cream and candy shop and turn-of-the-century barns, and conducts school tours, motorcoach tours and seasonal festivals.

Packed with activity. The tour will run from 6-8 p.m. and include refreshments, host farm overviews, farm market displays, tours and presentations by marketing experts from across Ohio.

For more information see, or contact John Ellerman at 740-289-2071 or by e-mail at

Call for details. For more information on the host farm markets or to get directions, contact them directly: Barn-n-Bunk Farm Market at -513-988-9211.


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