MOUNT VERNON ó The Knox County Farm Service Agency has organized the Second Annual Farm Friday in conjunction with the Heritage Centre Associationís First Friday event this week.
The goal is to create an education and outreach initiative that features local agriculture products and commodities. The area will be located in the 100 block of South Main Street, East and West Vine Street and the First-Knox parking lot.
The evening will include a scavenger hunt, pedal tractor races contest, chalk mural, face painting an a celebrity pie-eating contest.
Pie-eating participants include John Lybarger, county recorder; Allen Stockberger, farmer and former county commissioner; Curtis Newland, 13WMVO; Sheriff Dave Shaffer; Becky Payne, realtor; Jonette Curry, county auditor; and Jay Maners, Ohio Rental. Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis will officiate the contest which will start around 7:30 p.m., (at the conclusion of the Duck Race) at the intersection of Vine and Main streets.
Published on September 5, 2013