Photos From the 1st Annual Chatham County Spring Ag Fest

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The 1st Annual Chatham County Spring Ag Fest on March 24, 2018, was a huge success with an estimated crowd of 2,000 in attendance. The Spring Ag Fest is a celebration of Chatham County’s agriculture, forestry, and natural resources. Visitors enjoyed over 80 indoor and outdoor exhibits highlighting local farms, farmers’ markets, sustainable agriculture, agricultural support and advocacy, agribusiness, beekeeping, livestock, forestry, green industry, wildlife, conservation, and much more. Visitors enjoyed watching several events at the Livestock Arena, including a Parade of Breeds, cutting horse demonstration, hunter jumper demonstration, working dog demonstration, and barrel racing.

Full details of the event including a list of exhibitors and events.

This event was made possible through the collaborative efforts of N.C. Cooperative Extension of Chatham CountyChatham County Farm BureauChatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, and Chatham County Soil & Water.

View a slideshow featuring almost 200 photos from the 1st Annual Spring Ag Fest taken by Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos. (Click on the first photo then click on the icon in the bottom right of the screen if you want to enlarge the photo.)

Image of Dennet Withington of Lilly Den Farm with Bluebell

Dennet Withington of Lilly Den Farm with Bluebell and her calf Bella. Visitors got the chance to milk Bluebell. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Image of Marty Allen on his quarter horse Diamond

Marty Allen on his quarter horse Diamond cut a calf from the herd during the cutting horse demonstration. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Image of pony rides

Free pony rides were sponsored by the Chatham County Farm Bureau. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Image of vendor booth

Arbor Enterprises booth. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Image of the Crystal Glen Alpacas booth

Crystal Glen Alpacas booth. Photo by Debbie Roos.

View a slideshow featuring almost 200 photos from the 1st Annual Spring Ag Fest taken by Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos. (Click on the first photo then click on icon in the bottom right of the screen if you want to enlarge the photo.)