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Farmers Market logo Dec 2012

Sunday, July 9 from 4-8:30 p.m. Bus departs City Hall at 4:15 p.m.

Location: Blue Hour Farm and Marble Hill Farm
$50 per person

If riding the bus, register by 7/3 (Code: 86501-A)

If driving on your own, register by 7/3 (Code: 86501-B)

Don't care to register online? Fill out the program registration form and mail it with your payment to the Parks and Recreation Department. (PDF 119.49 KB)

There are no refunds after the registration deadline. Prior to the deadline, July 3, there is a $3 administrative fee for cancellations.

More information: Contact Marcia at 812.349.3738 or via e-mail at

General Description

Blue Hour Farm is a 3.3-acre vegetable farm located in the rolling hills of Van Buren Township on the southwest side of Bloomington. Utilizingmore than 10 years of experience on other local farms, Grant Pershing uses all organic practices as well as some permaculture techniques, including no-till raised beds, water catchment, beneficial insect habitats, polyculture and perennial plantings.

Marble Hill Farm, located in southwest Monroe County, is owned and managed by Kip and Whitney Schlegel and is in its 20th year of operation. More than 200 animals live on the farm, including Angus cattle for beef, Shetland sheep for wool, pastured poultry for eggs, horses, donkeys, and waterfowl.

The evening culminates in a dinner prepared by local chefs from Big Woods Bloomington, C3 Bar, and Truffles, incluidng vegetarian and vegan options. It is a farm-to-fork experience you will not want to miss.

Co-sponsored by the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market, Bloomingfoods Market and Deli, Harvest Moon Flower Farm, C3, Tuffles, and Big Woods Brewing Company.

Guest Tips and Itinerary

For more information about the Homegrown Indiana Farm Tour, contact the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market at or call (812) 349-3738.