Thursday, March 18, 2010

Celebrate the Vernal Equinox - March 20-12, 2010

In honor of the vernal equinox, spring and the start of a new growing season at the Kinderhook Farm in Valatie, NY is celebrating with agricultural activities, rural community and a table feast on March 20-12, 2010.

Weekend admission: $45-200 per adult (sliding scale) $15 per child under 12 years old.

Saturday, March 20
At Kinderhook Farm

All Day – Hide Tanning, Wool Crafts, Soap Making workshops
10:00 am Opening Remarks
10:30 am Hogget Butchering Demonstration
1:00 pm Light Lunch
2:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations
7:00 pm Hogget Feast in the Barn
The Red Rooster Folk Collective will close the evening with music

Sunday, March 21
At Kinderhook Farm

10:30am–3pm Hide Tanning, Wool Crafts, Soap Making
11:00am Yoga in the Barn
12:30-2:30 Hogget Stew

At McEnroe Organic Farm
1pm Farm Tour
3pm Farm Tour


From Hudson, NY:
Take Columbia Street eastbound until you pass Columbia Memorial Hospital on your
right. Columbia Street turns into Route 66. From the hospital, follow Route 66 for 9.8
miles to the hamlet of Ghent. Turn left onto County Route 21. Follow County Route 21
for 3.1 miles. County Route 21 turns left just after passing the grass airstrip on the left.
Kinderhook Farm will be on your right 1/2 mile after making that turn.

Driving from New York City: (Approx. 120 miles)
Find your way to the Taconic Parkway or to the New York State Thruway (I-87)
northbound. Then continue according to the directions above for each highway.

1 comment:

  1. Mariaaaa!! This is AMAZING!!! Thank YOU sooo much for your comment and I didn't know this side of you! WOOOWWW!!! Fabulous blog! Can't wait joining you and celebrating these wonderful events! The farm looks amazing!! Right now I am studying Environmental Management in Harvard Extension School, which making me a vegetarian (in New York I used to be a raw vegetarian for a while too!) and now we have 11 chicks in the apartment so definitely not eating chickens because they are super intelligent, soooo gentle, beautiful and cuuuuute! I now admire Nature and Animals more than ever.