By 1812Blockhouse

The much-anticipated Family Fun on the Farm Festival is set to make its return on Saturday, June 29, from noon to 4:00 PM. Co-hosted by the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) and Malabar Farm State Park, this event marks its fourth year and promises a day packed with engaging activities and educational opportunities, all centered around the theme of food origins and conservation. The festival is free to the public, making it an accessible and fun-filled day for families.

Hands-On Activities for All Ages

The festival is designed to be interactive and educational, offering a variety of hands-on activities that are both fun and informative. Children aged 15 and under can enjoy free fishing, while archery enthusiasts can try their hand at this skill. For those who love animals, there will be farm animals to visit, adding to the authentic farm experience. Additionally, visitors can explore the many hiking trails that wind through always-beautiful Malabar Farm State Park.

Interactive Learning and Conservation

A highlight of the festival is the visitor center, which features newly renovated interactive displays that teach attendees about farming and conservation practices. These exhibits are designed to engage both children and adults, providing a deeper understanding of where our food comes from and the importance of conservation efforts.

Festival-goers can also enjoy free wagon rides around the farm, offering a relaxing way to take in the beautiful scenery of Malabar Farm State Park. The rides provide a unique perspective on the farm’s operations and the natural beauty of the area.

This year’s festival will see the return of popular vendors and exhibitors, as well as the addition of new and exciting vendors. This diverse range of participants ensures there will be something for everyone, from local crafts to informative exhibits on natural resources and conservation.

No festival is complete without delicious food and beverages. A variety of food trucks and vendors will be on-site, offering a range of tasty treats and refreshments for attendees to enjoy. Whether you’re in the mood for a savory snack or a sweet treat, there will be plenty of options to satisfy your cravings.

Event Details and Contact Information

For those interested in attending the Family Fun on the Farm Festival, more information can be found on the event’s Facebook page. For specific inquiries, you can also email [email protected] or call 419-747-8685.

Join the Fun

The Family Fun on the Farm Festival offers a perfect blend of education, entertainment, and community engagement. It’s an excellent opportunity for families to spend quality time together while learning about the vital role of farming and conservation in our lives. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event—mark your calendars for June 29 and join in the fun at Malabar Farm State Park, located at 4050 Bromfield Road in Lucas.

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