Vollmer Farm 2019 Blueberry Music Festival!

Russell Vollmer and his father, John Vollmer. Farmer John, beloved and revered by many, passed away in 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. www.vollmerfarm.com

Last year, we featured Russell Vollmer, owner of fifth generation family farm, Vollmer Farm in Bunn, NC as part of our Farmer Leadership Series. Read more about the history of the farm here.

Vollmer Farm is passionate about agritourism and frequently hosts school groups and other community members on the farm. Russ says, “My passion is growing food for people to eat, to know where it comes from, to know me and to know our struggle and to be with us in our ups and downs.” They offer farm stays, hay rides, a unique pumpkin finding experience, and events on the “Back Forty,” including their annual Blueberry Music Festival. This Festival is another way visitors can support their nonprofit Food is Love and help them serve more meals to community members in need.

At RAFI-USA, we are proud our work is shaped by farmer leaders who have come together to make change happen. We strive to ensure that farm families and rural communities thrive, and we can only continue to do this working side by side with farmers like Russell Vollmer.


Want to win tickets to Vollmer Farm’s 5th Annual Blueberry Music Festival?

Russ has generously offered to provide 10 tickets to their 5th Annual Blueberry Music Festival to RAFI-USA friends and supporters in the United States. The Festival will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 2-10pm. In addition to celebrating Russ’s birthday, there will be live music from local bands, food trucks, a blueberry pie-eating contest, cooking demonstrations, and more. Proceeds from the Festival will support their #PayItForward mission through Rustic Roots and also help the farm to buy plants and seeds for future crops. To enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Blueberry Music Festival, follow the giveaway instructions below:

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Be sure to use your real name when leaving a comment so we can match it up with your entry if you win. And if you leave a comment, be sure to click on the Rafflecopter entry stating you left a comment because the winner is chosen randomly by Rafflecopter. You’ll have 3 days to respond if you win, or we will draw another winner. Make sure to check back on the website when we announce the winner and check your spam folder so you won’t miss our email. Please note that no transportation expenses will be provided for winners to travel to the Festival, and tickets are not redeemable for cash and cannot be resold or exchanged.

If you’d like to purchase tickets, click here.

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