Learn About Local Pennsylvania Dutch Farming Practices

Drying apples (at top) was one of many German immigrant farming practices

PENNSBURG PA – A discussion of daily life and farming practices of German immigrants and their descendants in southeastern Pennsylvania, led by scholar Alan Keyser, is scheduled for July 13 (Wednesday) at noon in the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary St., as part of its Brown Bag Lunch series.

Keyser will share his extensive research on early farming activities, such as deforestation, building log farm structures, tending farm animals, and raising crops.

Brown Bag Lunch lectures are free to the public and can be attended in-person or online using Zoom. To make a reservation or receive the Zoom link, send an e-mail to info@schwenkfelder.org or call 215-679-3103.

Photo provided by the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center