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Historic presentation: Fred Harvey Farm, the original farm to table restaurant, Feb. 15

A historic presentation by Kay Lauster, director of the Chino Valley Historical Society will discuss the historic Fred Harvey Farm in Chino Valley, Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Ash Fork Museum)

A historic presentation by Kay Lauster, director of the Chino Valley Historical Society will discuss the historic Fred Harvey Farm in Chino Valley, Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Ash Fork Museum)

A Historical presentation by Kay Lauster, director of the Chino Valley Historical Society will take place Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Ash Fork History Museum 901 W. Old Route 66 in Ash Fork.

The presentation will feature information about Chino Valley's Fred Harvey Farm (1909-1956).

Fred Harvey spent many years riding the trains for his restaurant and hotel businesses. During that time, he developed his idea to provide fresh, well-prepared food in clean, upgraded facilities. The last surviving farm is at Del Rio Springs in Chino Valley.

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