December 5, 2017 | Red Deer, AB - Westerner Days Fair & Exposition received international recognition after competing for an award with their agricultural programming. Westerner Days earned first place in Division 1, Category 6 (non-fair related agriculture event/program which is produced or co-produced by your fair) for their Westerner Park Urban Farm.

Westerner Park Urban Farm was created to connect the urban community with their agricultural roots by focusing on education and participation through three steps. First, the public learned how to grow their own food, secondly attend workshops on local sustainability and preservation, and thirdly brought people together to enjoy a long table dinner using locally produced ingredients.

 

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