Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Announcement: Town of Ithaca Farm Day this Saturday

An announcement from the Town of Ithaca:

Town of Ithaca Farm Day
Saturday, October 10, 2009   

Agriculture keeps hundreds of acres green, contributes thousands of dollars to the local economy, protects the watershed, and is surprisingly diverse.   

Open to the public all day on October 10, 2009:
Steep Hollow Farm at 812 Elmira Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850  featuring The Ithaca Sound Maze on Calkins Rd , off Rt 13, between Buttermilk and Treman State Parks             

A.J. Teeter Farm at 71 Gray Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850  featuring Hayrides and information on historic barn renovation with locally grown flowers available for sale             

Tutelo Park Pavilion, 153 Bostwick Rd. history of Ithaca area farming with a Screening of Farmboy (video preview below); Music of Chris R. Woodard; pumpkin decorating and apple tasting   

Open at selected times on October 10, 2009:             

Laughing Goat Fiber Farm  at 1485 Mecklenburg Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850  from 10am to noon (only) featuring Meet the goats! and See and learn the stages of fiber becoming yarn with locally produced yarn available for sale             

Sheffield Farm at 451 Sheffield Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850  from noon to 5pm  (only) Learn about polo ponies, equipment and driving             

Kestrel Perch Berries on Rachel Carson Way, Ithaca, NY 14850 10am to 1pm Weather permitting  you can taste raspberries & sign up for next year’s CSA!  

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