A lifelong Rockwood resident, Gary Weimer, has merged two of his locations of experience to make a one of a kind way for youngsters and adults to study about agriculture.
He will be bringing his Ag is Magic display to the Somerset County Honest.
Weimer taught agriculture as very well as science, pcs and robotics at Rockwood Region High School for 38 a long time. He has been a magician considering that he was a pupil at the exact same university.
“I have been doing magic due to the fact I was in higher college,” Weimer said. “I grew up on a dairy farm so agriculture was constantly a section of my life. I genuinely failed to link the two much too a lot, but I did do a gospel magic clearly show.”
Immediately after retiring from educating in 2014, Weimer resolved to mix his understanding in these spots to enable people today understand the importance of agriculture.
“I understood people today never know significantly about agriculture. This could possibly be a way to access people,” he claimed. “So I put alongside one another a present.”
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“As extra people transfer off of the farm and into urban spots, they drop speak to with just how their food is generated,” claimed Weimer. “I preferred to build an entertaining way to clearly show the procedure of how meals will get from the farm to the desk.”
With that in head, he created the Ag Is Magic Present. He consulted with farm businesses and other professionals to make a exceptional way of presenting the subject. The exhibit is a thought-provoking and humorous presentation that engages and amazes audience customers while revealing why agriculture is important to absolutely everyone.
“I imagined I might appear at what I want to listen to and put it into a display,” he mentioned.
He extra Roger Rooster, a puppet to the display.
“That allows it to be superior for all ages,” he stated
He has presented the show at fairs, educational facilities and festivals and other activities throughout the region.
Reasonable goers will be in a position to see the Ag Is Magic Exhibit at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The remaining present will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.
“I’ll be in the Junior Pursuits making exactly where all the booths are training individuals about agriculture,” he reported. “So that’ll really feel like property to me.”
In addition, Weimer will be presenting strolling magic prior to and immediately after the demonstrate.