Here are 3 great food-related events coming up tomorrow and Saturday. Please feel free to forward this information to your friends and colleagues and/or community bulletins! Thanks for helping to spread the word!
DC Farm HUB Stand: located right by the Info Desk on the main floor of Dickinson’s Holland Union Building (HUB) at 28 N. College St
Friday, March 22nd, 11:00am-2:00pm
We will have FRESH greens like SALAD MIX and SPINACH plus root veggies like parsnips, daikon, and turnips. Added to the mix will be cabbage, garlic, hearty winter squash and potatoes of all colors and sizes. Dried beans, hot sauce, pickled beets and salad dressing will also be available. See you there!
Excellent, info-packed, low-cost educational program for growers and eaters! Sign up by the end of the day TODAY!
Spring is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for “Ready, Set, Grow!” on Saturday, March 23, at the Cumberland County Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle. This year, the topics are Composting 101 with Bob MacGregor; Decorative Edible Gardens with Annette MaCoy; Growing Potatoes and Root Vegetables with Bill Bowers; and Best Disease-Resistant Vegetable Varieties with Dickinson’s own campus gardener, Ann Dailey. There will be door prizes awarded, including books, soil test kits, and a compost bin. For your convenience, we are offering the program two times on Saturday: a morning session from 8:15 to 11:30 am, and an afternoon session from 12:45 to 4:00 pm. The same program will be presented at the morning and afternoon sessions. The fee for either session is just $5.00 and includes light refreshments and handouts. To register, please call 717-240-6500. Pre-registration ends March 21st!
Indoor Farmers’ Market – Free & open to the public!
Saturday, March 23rd, 2:00-6:00pm
Holland Union Building, Main Floor, 28 N. College St., Carlisle, PA
Look up directions on Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/HxO40
Lark Rise Farm – Pizza rounds, seeded rye bread, bagels, 7grain sourdough and addicting bread crisps, to name a few. Ask about the winter csa which is a once a month membership coinciding with the fots market schedule.
Everblossom Farm – Three types of kale, swiss chard, lettuce and herbs. Also collard greens, four types of potatoes, dry beans and garlic. Lettuce in a pot ready to grow in the window.
Otterbein Acres – Artisan cheese, yogurt, pastured eggs, grass fed beef and lamb, chicken, heritage breed pork.
ROOTS Flower Farm – The very first of SPRING BLOOMS! We’ll have anemones and tulips from the greenhouse, plus pussywillow bunches and new styles of twig wreaths.
Pecan Meadows Farm – Grass fed beef (steaks, ground, roasts), lamb (chops,ribs), duck (whole and pieces), chicken (whole and pieces), guinea fowl, granola and dried apples.
Bearlin’ Acres – Soft, vibrant wool fibers for your spinning and yarns for your needlework project!
Tony Zizzi – Beautiful hand crafted wooden utensils carved from local wood.
Kurt Brantner Pottery – Hand-turned, wood-fired pottery to accent your home and dining room table. Stunning bowls, pie plates, serving bowls, mugs and pitchers.
Liz Zizzi – Sweet & tart small-batch fruit leathers including peach, apple, strawberry, grape and blueberry. Most of my fruits are purchased from local farms at the peak of their seasons! I will also have fragrant lavender sachets to be tucked in a closet or drawer.
Shared Earth Farm – Handmade goodies like socks, slippers, hats, handbags and more!
Dawg Gone Bees – Wonderful local honey, cranberry orange honey butter, bees wax candles, honey popcorn, dog treats…Great gifts for your family.
Three Springs Fruit Farm – Delicious apples including Fuji, Cameo, Gala, and Stayman. Versitile ‘Eva’ white potatoes for hash browns, soups, and stews and tart cherry juice to help with your circulation in the winter time.
Keswick Creamery – Fabulous award winning cheeses, all natural yogurt, pudding, hand crafted soap and more.
Broad Valley Orchards – Certified Naturally Grown CSA Farm in Wenksville, PA! Broad Valley has over 125 fruit trees, over 1200 feet of various berries, acre or so of vegetable gardens, and cold frame greenhouses for extended season growing.
Brushwood Farm – An assortment of heritage chickens and turkeys, herbs, asparagus and shiitake mushrooms; handmade soaps, which use herbs from the farm.
Raffle tickets will also be available for your chance to win one of three baskets! Raffle proceeds go to the Brownback Scholarship Fund.
Items in each basket include:
Buy Fresh, Buy Local T-Shirt
Value Added Products from the Dickinson College Farm
Ceramic Bowl by Megan Moody, Dickinson student
Knitted Scarf by Rachael Sclafani, Dickinson student (in one basket)
Painting by Caryn Sennett, Dickinson student (in one basket)
Note cards by Lauren Bruns, Dickinson student (in one basket)
Tickets for the raffle will also be available at the HUB Stand this Friday from 11am-2pm!
We are looking for volunteers to help set up market and help vendors unload. If you are available from 12:30-2:00pm this Saturday we would really appreciate your help. Either reply to this message or email garden at dickinson.edu if you’re interested. Thanks!
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