The Team on the Hill
Event Date: Wednesday Aug. 21st, 2019
Event Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Host: Blyth Festival
The Ransier farm is a working cattle farm on the north side of a drumlin. Austin Ransier, the patriarch of the Ransier family, has farmed this land his whole life. An ambitious, hard-working farmer in his youth, Austin now finds himself relegated to mending the fences and sitting like a sentry on the porch. His grandson Larry, fresh from agriculture school, is ready to take on the mantle, and has a wellspring of new ideas from college, and a different approach to the inputs and outputs than those generations that have come before. But Ray, Larry’s father, wants none of it.
As son and grandson wrestle over the future of the land, a developer with motivated investors and blueprints for a golf course arrives to complicate matters. Are there ever enough acres for father and son to work side by side?
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Cost: $15 Youth $37-$43 Adult
Location: Blyth Memorial Community Hall , 431 Queen Street, Blyth, ON N0M 1H0
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