CCAAA Announces Trip to Herb Farm

CLEARFIELD – The public is invited to join the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging’s Centers for Active Living on June 19, as it travels to Quiet Creek Herb Farm.

Participants will learn about organic gardening, worm composting (Learn how to grow the best tomatoes.), and also hear a presentation about “Gambling away the Golden Years.”

The fun day is free and includes an organic Quiet Creek luncheon, prepared and grown on the farm, plus an herb or vegetable plant of your choice compliments of the Clearfield-Jefferson Drug and Alcohol Commission.

Lunch will include homemade lasagna, fresh salad greens, whole grain sprouted wheat bread, herb butter, herbal tea and choco-no-bakes.

The agency, in partnership with the Clearfield/Jefferson County Link to Aging and Disability Resources, is sponsoring free bus transportation from Clearfield to Quiet Creek Herb Farm, Brookville.

The bus will leave Wal-Mart, 100 Supercenter Dr., Clearfield, promptly at 8 a.m.  There will also be a pick-up in DuBois at the Clarion Inn (Interstate 80, exit 97) at 8:30 a.m.

Return to DuBois will be at approximately 1:30 p.m. and Clearfield at approximately 2 p.m.  Reservations are required and will be accepted until the bus is full.

Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living is a non-profit, charitable, educational organization dedicated to increasing the public understanding of the importance of conserving natural resources, thinking ecologically and living healthfully and sustainably.

If you are interested in reserving a seat, please RSVP to CCAAA at 814-765-2696 or 800-225-8571 by June 5. You do not have to ride the bus to participate.

For additional information on this trip or other programs offered by the CCAAA, please visit its Web site at or call at the number listed above.

Programs and services of the agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., Mature Resources Foundation and local and consumer contributions.

Funding for this special project was provided in part by the Clearfield County Link.

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