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Local students prepare for Farm Day in the City

Farm Day in the City
Farm Day in the City
Farm Day in the City
Farm Day in the City
Farm Day in the City
Farm Day in the City
Posted at 11:25 AM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 14:25:36-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Farm Bureau is bringing Farm Day in the City back for another year of fun and educational experiences for kids interested in agriculture.

The goal of Farm Day in the City is to bridge the farm to table gap for children by providing a range of educational exhibits that teach them where their food comes from. According to the Farm Bureau, the two-day event brings nearly 2,000 students each day to experience exhibits ranging from livestock, farm machinery, to various crops.

Exhibitors are comprised of local farmers, ranchers, agricultural organizations, and high school FFA students who have a passion for agriculture education. The students are given the opportunity to experience outdoor demonstrations with a variety of livestock as well as an array of indoor exhibits that provide games, educational activities, and giveaways.

The event welcomes students ranging from 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. It's happening March 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration for schools has been closed and the event is not open to the public. For more information on Farm Day in the City, please email ajoven@kerncfb.com