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ABOUT THE EVENT:  Join us at ABAC's Georgia Museum of Agriculture (GMA) in Tifton, Georgia, for Picnic on the Farm, our Signature Eventure, on Saturday, September 14, 2024. Experience a one-of-a-kind agricultural and culinary adventure - Picnic on the Farm is a "pop-up" picnic event that explores Georgia agriculture throughout our state. Every year we head somewhere different to learn, and this year we are heading to Tifton to celebrate Georgia's agricultural history at the GMA! 

 

At the event, guests will receive a blanket to sit anywhere on the scenic grounds of ABAC's Georgia Museum of Agriculture. VIP guests and sponsors will be escorted to their pre-set picnic area. Guests will enjoy a picnic lunch of traditional Southern cuisine, cocktails, and picnic lounging in the charming surroundings of the museum. Take a step back in time with us!

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Southern Fixins Picnic Baskets

  • Immersive Art Experience

  • Live History Actors

  • Historical Crafts Demo

  • Live Music (by Megan Fowler, 2X Georgia  Female Country Artist of the Year!)

  • Family-Friendly Activities

  • Historic Ag Village

  • Cash Bar

  • Wine Slushies

  • Plein Air Painters

The purpose of this event is also to educate guests about Georgia's rich agricultural heritage and its importance as the state's number one industry! Discover the history that shaped Georgia's agriculture and gain a deeper appreciation for the farmers and producers who work tirelessly to bring food to our tables. Enjoy a traditional Southern picnic lunch, museum tours, games, and more. Perfect for families, couples, colleagues, college students, or a fun girls' trip. Let's celebrate Georgia's agriculture together at our signature event!

 

For more information about the venue, visit the website of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture.

 

WHEN:

Saturday, September 14

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

ATTIRE: 

Comfortable Clothing

WHERE:

ABAC's Georgia Museum of Agriculture

1392 Whiddon Mill Rd 

Tifton, GA 31793

Know any friends who may want to come? Share this weblink or click here for the event flyer. 

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SPONSORS NEEDED TO HELP US MEET OUR GOALS

Know any local business that may want to sponsor? We have sponsorships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 with incredible benefits. Sponsorships allow us to meet fundraising goals when hosting in-person events! 

Pledge Deadline: August 23, 2024. 

If you are ready to submit payment, please click here.

For questions, please email info@gafoundationag.org.

All proceeds benefit the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture’s core program areas: elementary ag classroom learning, higher ag education, farm-based mentorship, professional learning and farmer mental health. The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture is on a mission to develop a pipeline for Georgia’s next generation of farmers and agricultural leaders. For more information, visit www.gafoundationag.org.

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