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IU Campus Farm tours Saturday June 30

Bloomington Restorations, Inc. invites you to the monthly Museum Open Day at the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Visitors can enjoy the various plants, trees and the beauty of the volunteer garden. A variety of plants will be available for sale as well as jams, jellies and maple syrup produced by volunteers. The Bloomington Old-Time Music and Dance Group will be hosting music in the parlor.

The Indiana University Campus Farm Program at the Farmstead will be conducting tours of the new hoop houses, outbuildings and progress being made on the farm.  This is a new and innovative program being conducted under the leadership of Dr. James Farmer of Indiana University Division of Recreation, Park, & Tourism Studies, School of Public Health.

The Farmstead, located at 2920 E. 10th Street in Bloomington, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned and maintained by Bloomington Restorations, Inc., an organization committed to the preservation of historic properties in Monroe County.  It is free and open to the public on the last Saturday of most months.  For more information, call BRI at 812-336-0909 or visit the site on Facebook at