PERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Local and agricultural are two of the primary standards for BARNopoly, a sport Berks Agricultural Resource Network began in 2021.
“Once we get individuals to the farm, and I’m certain that is the opposite small companies which are a part of BARNopoly, then the phrase type of will get out a little bit bit,” says Pam Ellenberger, who alongside together with her husband owns Bent Limb Farm in Perry Township.
Word of mouth is likely one of the finest types of promoting in keeping with Ellenberger.
Bent Limb Farm is essentially a protein farm, however additionally they elevate alpacas for their fibers and spin it into yarn for completed merchandise.
Last yr BARNopoly, a self-guided tour of native ag companies with a Monopoly-like board the place you’ll be able to acquire stamps on the places you go to, made an enormous distinction for Ellenberger. She says that they had many new guests to the farm.
“It’s a method for, from my standpoint to get individuals to know that you just’re right here,” says Ellenberger, “but additionally from the general public standpoint, to assist the infrastructure that may feed them.”
However, that is not the one profit.
“Our animals are all raised on pasture,” says Ellenberger. “They are out in recent air, they do not need to have any pictures, they do not need to have their tails butt docked, and our [meat] chickens are moved every single day and we course of them right here.”
Besides Bent Limb Farm there are various different ag-related companies and some digital stops on this yr’s sport card.
BARNopoly continues till August 20.