Save the Date for Our 2020 Spring Ag Fest!
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The Chatham County Spring Ag Fest that was scheduled for March 28, 2020, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center has been CANCELED.
This decision has been made out of an abundance of caution given public concerns about the coronavirus and our desire to safeguard our community members. We do advocate that individuals follow precautions set forth by local, state, and federal health officials to protect their health and that of those around them.
For additional information, please visit the Chatham County Coronavirus Resource Page.
We look forward to seeing you at our 2021 Spring Ag Fest!
Spring Ag Fest
Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources
Saturday, March 28, 2020
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
This is a FREE Event!
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center
1192 US 64 W Business
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Chatham County invites residents to join us for our 3rd annual Spring Ag Fest at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center (CCACC) on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Spring Ag Fest is a celebration of Chatham County’s agriculture, forestry, and natural resources. The event will offer something for everyone: livestock, exhibits, demonstrations, food trucks, and more.
We have some exciting events planned at the Livestock Arena:
- Barrel Racing Demonstration
- Cutting Horse Demonstration
- Working Dog Demonstration
- NC Horse Council Parade of Breeds
- 4-H Parade of Cattle
- 4-H Parade of Sheep and Goats
- Friesian Horse Demonstration
- Roman Riding Demonstration
- Mustang Demonstration
Livestock including cattle, sheep, poultry, goats, horses, rabbits, and more will be on display for an up-close look. We will have FREE pony rides for kids sponsored by the Chatham County Farm Bureau!
Indoor and outdoor exhibitors and vendors will highlight local farms, farmers’ markets, sustainable agriculture, agricultural support and advocacy, agribusiness, beekeeping, livestock, forestry, green industry, wildlife, conservation, and much more. Visitors will get to meet Smokey Bear!
Several food trucks will offer tasty options for lunch. Throughout the day, the Chatham County Farm Bureau will be distributing hundreds of $5 food tickets to spend at the food trucks!
View a slideshow featuring over 100 photos from the 2019 Spring Ag Fest. (Click on the first photo then click on the icon in the bottom right of the screen if you want to enlarge the photo.)
View a short video of the 2019 Spring Ag Fest by Yanasa Ama Ranch.
The event is free and open to the public. Full details with a complete list of exhibitors and events will be released in February.
If you are interested in exhibiting around the theme of agriculture, forestry, or natural resources, complete this on-line form. For more information about being an exhibitor or vendor, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-542-8201.
For questions about the Spring Ag Fest, email Debbie Roos.
The CCACC houses the offices of N.C. Cooperative Extension of Chatham County, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Soil and Water Conservation, and the Forest Service.
The event facilities provide year-round meeting and workshop space for agriculture, horticulture, forestry, natural resources, family and consumer science, and youth programs. However, the CCACC is available for rental by organizations and individuals for all types of events, including conventions, trade shows, weddings, workshops, and banquets. It is the largest flexible meeting space in the county.
The CCACC is one mile west of the traffic circle at 1192 US 64 W Business in Pittsboro.