Lancaster County's history goes back centuries.

More than 110,000 acres of farmland have been preserved, the most in the country.

Lancaster’s top in the state in crop after crop, from corn to tobacco.

Gardening calendar: A full slate of local events in bloom

How could you tell the story of Lancaster County and its farms visually and fit everything onto a canvas smaller than a card table?

That was the homework for master gardeners around the state for the International Master Gardener Conference, which is happening this week in Valley Forge. Lancaster County master gardeners came up with a design that combines agriculture, Amish culture, history, farmers markets and more. They tied it together with strips of fabric and tape, a nod to the area’s quilts.

Members of the kite committee shared more about their design and why it reflects Lancaster County.