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Milestones & Special Events

 Miller & Commissioners
In May 2004, the Berks County
Ag Land Preservation Board protected its 300th farm!
Ernest Miller became the 300th farm protected
by the Berks County Ag Land Preservation program.

 Growing Greener Press Conference
Growing Greener Press Conference
at the Rodale Institute in June 2004.
Photographs courtesy of Tim Leedy, Reading Eagle.
Pennsylvania State Board Meeting, November 12, 2004 at Shea Farm
Miller, Wolfe, Sheas
The Shea family with Sec. of Ag. Dennis
Wolfe and Representative Sheila Miller.
The Shea Family with elected officials.
Group Photo

The November Pennsylvania State Board Meeting was held at the Shea Farm in Hamburg to mark the addition of of the 2,500th farm into the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Program.  At this meeting, Governor Rendell called for a renewal of Growing Greener, a state program that funds farmland preservation.