The 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show opened its doors on Saturday featuring the over 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits from all over Pennsylvania.
“The Pennsylvania Farm Show is an opportunity for all Pennsylvanians to better understand all aspects of agriculture in our commonwealth present and future. Most importantly, have a little fun” said Governor Tom Wolf during the opening ceremony.
Let’s take a look at the delicious food, exhibitor displays and furry animals we found representing Berks County!
All Age Grand Champion Steer was awarded to ‘Happy Bear’, Theresa Stoudt of M.T.S. Longhorns based out of Bethel, PA.
Himalayan bunny ‘Sugar Plum’ from Bernville, PA having a little snack.
The crew from Dieffenbach Chips of Womelsdorf, PA handing out free samples to farm show guests.
Oley Valley High School took home Third Place for their display Sustainable Agriculture: Feeding Future Generations.
Ridgewood Winery in Birdsboro wins four awards: Silver Medal: 2015 Vignoles, Sliver Medal: 2015 Fredonia, Bronze Medal: 2014 Ridgewood Cabernet Franc, Bronze Medal: 2015 Ridgewood Gerwurztraminer.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the nation’s largest indoor agricultural event, featuring 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits, and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs January 7-13 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and January 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and parking is $15 in Farm Show lots. The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is easily accessible from nearby Interstate 81.