Seniors and ELCE students enjoyed a one day tour on October 14th, 2015 to a dairy farm, Marburger Farm. It’s located at 1506 Mars-Evans City Road, Evans City, PA 16033.
The tour was facilitated by Carnegie Library and Life Span in Coordination with BCAP.
Main aim of the tour was to refresh the minds of our people who were farmers back in the country. The have been expressing the interest to visit any farm, see them, feed them and milk them. They wanted to recapture their past life and rejoice.
Although they were not allowed to milk the cow due to the regulations of the farm, they were very excited and happy to get close to the animals.
The tour started with the pick up at 11:00am at LifeSpan Senior Center, 320 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 and they were dropped off around 5:00pm at LifeSpan Senior Center, 320 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
We reached early and had wait for some time inside the bus. Lunch and water were provided and had it inside the bus due to weather condition. If
Bus was a large coach bus equipped with a restroom that gave a lot of comfort to our seniors.
Total of about 20 people were in the tour including volunteers and representatives from Library, Life span and BCAP.