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Wild Oats Brings You Down on Mighty Food Farm
By: Staff Reports On: 02:46PM / Wednesday September 21, 2011
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Wild Oats Market is offering an opportunity to find out where your food comes from.

The market cooperative is planning a tour of Mighty Food Farm, a certified organic farm in Pownal, Vt., on Friday, Sept. 30, from 3 to 4:30. The Community Supported Sgriculture farm specializes in local and organic foods.

Lisa MacDougall and her crew will lead a tour of the farm's fields, barns, chickens, the CSA room and the high tunnel for growing winter CSA crops. It will conclude in the barn with cider and doughnuts and a short question-and-answer session with MacDougall, who has owned and operated Mighty Food Farm for five years.

Wild Oats purchases much of its organic produce from Mighty Food Farm, including eggplant, cabbage, carrots, melons, tomatoes, strawberries, kale, rainbow and Swiss chard, and more.

Anyone interested in learning more about organic farming in the Northeast or in visiting a small family farm is encouraged to attend. The tour is free but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Participants should meet at the farm at 3 p.m. It's about 8 miles north of Wild Oats and directions are available at the market's service desk or on the website.


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