Farm tour deadline nears

Fans of local food have until Monday to book their place at Farm to Fork. The July 21 event will promote locally-produced food, with a tour of Central Alberta farms and ranches, and a lunch at Gull Lake. Maps for the self-guided farm tour, which starts at 10 a.m., will be provided. Stops include Rock Ridge Dairy near Ponoka, and Brown Eggs and Lamb near Gull Lake.

Fans of local food have until Monday to book their place at Farm to Fork.

The July 21 event will promote locally-produced food, with a tour of Central Alberta farms and ranches, and a lunch at Gull Lake.

Maps for the self-guided farm tour, which starts at 10 a.m., will be provided. Stops include Rock Ridge Dairy near Ponoka, and Brown Eggs and Lamb near Gull Lake.

The meal will be served between 1 and 3 p.m. at Meridian Beach Hall, near Gull Lake.

Prepared by a group of chefs from Edmonton and Calgary, it will feature local food.

Tickets for Farm to Fork cost $40 for adults and $10 for children, and can be ordered online at tastealbertafarmtofork.eventbrite.ca