We make agricultural education fun for everyone.
Murfreesboro City Schools’ Farm2School Program
This local program enriches the connection students have with fresh, healthy food and allows students to experience the growing cycle of their food first-hand.
TN Wildlife Resources Agency
Exhibit with various furs and bones of small animals that are indigenous to our area.
Cowboy Dan is a singer/songwriter who helps farmers and ranchers spread the word about healthy food and livestock and records various radio programs and messages.
Rutherford County Farm Bureau
Volunteers will be available to discuss corn, wheat, soybeans and other crops grown in our county.
Rutherford County Beekeepers Association
Booth with live bees and information about the importance of bees in our community.
Exhibit of quilts and how to make quilt squares. Interactive booth where children can create their own quilt square.
Wool and Cotton Weavers
Exhibit of weaving equipment.
UT and TSU Ag Extension
Information on programs designed to meet the challenges facing a more urban audience. All of the services and many of the programs offered by Extension are free to county residents.
Local 4-H members will be volunteering at various exhibits and selling concessions as a fundraiser.
Future Farmers of America (FFA) Riverdale
FFA Riverdale will be sponsoring a fishing rodeo in the pond.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Assist landowners with ways to conserve their natural resources.
Farm Services Agency (FSA)
Assist farmers and ranchers to connect with government agencies related to agriculture.
MTSU Milk Dept
MTSU students will have milk to sample and discuss the bottling process.
MTSU AG Students
Agriculture students will be volunteering at the Lil’ Acres exhibit, which allows children to walk through an exhibit and pretend they are farmers. In this exhibit, the children can experience milking a cow, harvesting crops and then selling their goods.
Murfreesboro Urban Development
Exhibit of trees that grow well in our area; saplings will be given away.
Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT)
Information about the proper and humane care of animals.
Exhibit about the science of gardening and information on local plants and how to grow them in our area.
Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC)
MTEMC will have an interactive display to demonstrate power surges and what their linemen do.
Murfreesboro Fire Dept
A fire truck and firemen will be present at the event.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Dept
Mounted patrol will be available to ask questions and have their horses available to pet.
Rutherford County EMS
Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R)
A group of local, young (under age 35) farmers and ranchers will be helping narrate the trolley rides and providing information about local agriculture.
TN Beef Council
Representatives will have information, including recipes, about the benefits of beef to a healthy diet.
Helicopter and information about EVAC services.
Farmers will share their knowledge about farming in our community and provide farm animals for viewing at various exhibits.