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June 27, 2006 > Old time wheat harvesting

Old time wheat harvesting

by Sean Senti

Sundays in July, Ardenwood visitors of all ages will want to take advantage of the Wheat Harvesting events scheduled from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. where you can follow a wheat berry's journey from the field to your table. Guests can lend a hand bringing in the sheaves and working with an amazing, antique mechanical threshing machine. The wheat will then be milled into wholesome, stone-ground flour. Finally, there will be a tasty, whole-wheat treat fresh from the oven.

For more information, please contact Ardenwood Historic Farm at (510) 796-0199 or visit our website at www.ebparks.org.

General Admission: Adults, $5, Seniors, $4, Kids, $3.50, Under 4, free
Parking is free.

Ardenwood Historic Farms
Wheat Harvesting
Sunday, July 9, 16, 23, and 30
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont

 
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