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Sherman transit plans tour Aug. 14

Sherman County Community Transit Goes to Stahlbush Island Farms, Aug. 14

On August 14, 2013 at 7:00 a.m., a bus provided by Sherman County Community Transit, will depart from the Sherman County Courthouse providing transportation to Stahlbush Island Farms, Corvallis, Oregon for a tour. To reserve a seat please phone 541-565-3553 by Friday, August 9, 2013. The suggested donation per rider is $35.00 to assist in the cost of the trip.

An introduction and informational session will be given by co-owner, Karla (von Borstel) Chambers. There will be a sampling available of all their frozen foods during this time. A bus tour will be provided to view some of the surrounding fields on this 5,000 acre farm. This operation runs with high efficiency and innovative technology and practices. The agricultural byproducts (such as corn husks, silage, etc.) are turned into electricity by the farm’s biogas plant. Upon return to the headquarters, lunch will be provided by Stahlbush Island Farms.

Marnene Benson-Wood

Sherman County Community Transit

P O Box 365

Moro OR 97039

541-565-3553

Fax: 541-565-3312

marnenebw@co.sherman.or.us

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