Essentially Essex County, 2007 – Farm Fresh, an evening of fun and education at the historic Smith Barn in Peabody.

On June 7, 2007, the Essex National Heritage Commission will continue its tradition of gathering friends, partners and supporters for a unique heritage experience. Join us as we present Essentially Essex County, 2007 – Farm Fresh, an evening of fun and education at the historic Smith Barn in Peabody. The ENHC has planned the evening to highlight the rich agricultural history of Essex County and underscore the heritage significance of the local farm and future initiatives in the area of sustainable agriculture. The event will connect all those attending with the Area’s agricultural roots as well as with leaders from business, civic and non-profit organizations across Essex County, all while enjoying a sampling of foods grown on local farms.

Highlights: 200 + friends and supporters across the cultural, civic, business and political landscape of Essex County ENHC partner and supporter networking event Speakers include: Christine Rasmussen - Essex County Buy Fresh - Buy Local Glenn Cook - President of Essex County Farm Bureau, President of Essex County Fruit-Growers Association and Co-owner of Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury Emceed by Thomas M. Leonard, ENHC President Emeritus "Heritage" on-line to live Auction with professional auctioneer, John McInnis Locally grown specialties Barbeque Buffet Cash Bar Program Sponsorships still available Contact: Mary Williamson, ENHC Development Director (978)740-0444 Farm Fresh Online Heritage Auction runs from May 1 to June 6. Auction items range from exotic vacation getaways to donated items representing the richly diverse heritage resources of our region. One of the best things about participating is that you get when you give. All you have to do is bid! From one-of-a-kind works of art to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, this is the place to get in on all the auction action! The auction culminates on Thursday evening, June 7th, when ten select items are auctioned "live" at Essentially Essex County -- Farm Fresh, at the historic Smith Barn in Peabody, MA. For information about this event, or to purchase tickets, visit ENHC online at A portion of the proceeds will go to Essex County Buy-Fresh Buy-Local, and a portion will go to further ENHC's mission to preserve and promote the unique historical, cultural, and natural resources of Essex County. So, tell your friends, family, and community. Get everyone in on the auction action!


Listing last updated on May 23, 2007

An evening to celebrate Essex County Agriculture.

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