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"Battle of the Farmer Bands" To Be Held November 16

Ithaca, NY - The season of battling weeds and pests in the fields is coming to a close, and some local farmers are putting down their picks and shovels to pick up their axes and drum sticks to do battle onstage with the goal of raising money for a cause that’s close to them. Hopshire Farms and Brewery and NOFA-NY presents The Battle of the Farmer Bands.



5 bands, each featuring at least one local farmer, will compete for your adulation at this fun and unique fundraiser, hosted at one of Central New York’s most picturesque farmstead breweries. They may be battling it out onstage, but they’ll put that beef aside to support a common cause at this family friendly event.



Proceeds will support the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY (NOFA-NY), New York’s leading non‐profit organization providing programs and services to promote sustainable, local organic food and farming. This event will also be the revival of the NOFA-NY CNY Regional Chapter.



Come join us for an evening of music, dancing, beer, a local food truck, and root for your favorite local farmer band while helping raise funds to support small organic farms across NY state. You’ll have the chance to support the cause with a donation at the door, a $1 donation from every Hopshire pint of beer sold, a raffle, a silent auction and more!



The Farmidable musical lineup playing all their salad gold hits includes:

The Local Farmers Union

Brookton Bridge

The 86ers

The Flywheels

Rot N Roll


Event Information

Saturday Nov 16, 2019

5-9 pm

Hopshire Farm & Brewery

1771 Dryden Road, Freeville, NY 13068


Contact Information

Bobcat Bonagura

bobcat@mainstreetfarms.com

845.594.1951




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