Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Food and Farming Events at the Ovid Library


Upcoming Food and Farming Events from the Ovid Library7169 North Main Street Ovid, NY (some events at different locations):

Apple Tree Pruning - Saturday, March 14th 10:00am-1:00pm.  Meet at Daring Drake Farm 3046 County Road 138, Ovid and learn how to start and train new trees and how to rejuvenate older apple trees.  Registration required.

Tree Grafting - Saturday, March 2th 10:00am-noon.  Learn the history, lore, and mechanics of tree grafting with John Reynolds of Daring Drake Farm.  Students will have hands on practice with grafting and leave class with two fruit trees to plant.  $3/person class fee.  Held at the Ovid Library. Registration required.

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop - Saturday, April 28th 10:00am-1:00pm - Join Steve Sierigk for this hands-on workshop that will cover the basics of growing Shiitake mushrooms on hardwood log.  Participants will drill and fill provided logs with Shiitake mycelium and each participant will take
home a log to grow.  $15/person class fee.  Held at the Ovid Library. Registration required.

3rd Annual Plant Sale at the Ovid Library on Saturday, May 12th beginning at 9am.  Along with the usual annuals, perennials, herbs, hanging baskets and vegetables, we also offer fruit plants and trees and unusual herbs. All plants are grown by local farms, many organic, and all proceeds go directly to the library.

To register for library programs, contact The Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, Ovid:  607.869.3031 or

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