Montgomery County – Farm Tour

SARE PDP Extension & Community Partnerships

Project Plan

Goals: Bridge the gap between urban consumers and rural producers by providing means of awareness and education of the local product & services movement.

  • Create an agricultural experience for non-ag individuals
  • Promote Local
  • Provide an understanding of the farms and farmers.
  • Build the relationship of local farmers and consumers.
  • Bridging the gap between consumers and farmers.

Key Sub Activities

  1. Tour planning meetings
  2. Assistance with design and evaluation
  3. Coordinate with connecting Extension agents
  4. Farm Tour Visitor Readiness Training
  5. Farm Tour


  1. Promoted local food and goods.
  2. Connected local growers with consumers.
  3. Educated non-ag individuals in the ways of agriculture
  4. Fostered farmer/consumer relationships

Evidence of Activities, their Quality & Outcomes

  1. 6 Agents/Staff planned and prepared
  2. 8 volunteers worked tour (16 hours)
  3. 5 agents/staff worked tour (30 hours)
  4. 12 individuals took 2 hour readiness training