Longford Blessing of the Harvest

Delphine

Longford Harvest Festival - Blessing of the Harvest

To celebrate Longford’s pride in being the hub of one of the richest agricultural districts in Tasmania, the town holds a Blessing of the Harvest annually. The 2016 event will be held Sunday 6 March.The Longford Blessing of the Harvest Festival has been held on a Sunday in early March every year since 1995. For a number of years the … Read More

Longford Blessing of the Harvest Festival

Delphine

Blessing of the Harvest Festivals date back to feudal times in England and Europe when rural communities gave thanks for the land, their families and animals, and prayed for the land to be productive. Longford?s festival was first held in 1995 and has been conducted each year since. Previously it was run by a committed band of local volunteers and … Read More