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May 2017
May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hunter Brook Preserve, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 United States

Join the Watershed Agricultural Council and the Westchester Land Trust in a Riverkeeper Sweep and Trees for Tribs event! We will be planting trees and cutting vines. Hunter Brook Preserve is the site of a 6 year stream protection effort through the Trees for Tribs program. Attendees will learn proper planting techniques and how to protect plants from deer including cages and tree tubes. We will also use a technique called “live staking” in which living branches are staked into…

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May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Stony Creek Farmstead, 1738 Freer Hollow Road
Walton, NY 13586 United States

Stony Creek Farmstead is owned and worked by three generations of the Marsiglio family. Kate and Dan produce meat, eggs, and vegetables for sale. The cows and sheep are 100% grass fed. Pigs and poultry supplement their pasture diets with locally grown certified organic grains. The farm alsooffers farm stays and pizza nights. 60 head of beef and 25 ewes with lambs are managed on about 100 acres of pastures.   We will walk the pastures, discuss current forage quality…

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May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 14 @ 5:00 pm
Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road
North Salem, NY 10560 United States

The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows return this spring, celebrating its 36nd year and offering two weeks of exceptional Equestrian Sport. This prestigious two week event takes place May 9-14 and May 16–21 at one of the nation’s premier equestrian facilities, Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York. We have also added an additional competition date of May 7, Welcome Horse Show Day. Newly renovated, Old Salem Farm is host to 27 exceptional horse shows each year. Over…

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May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Byebrook Farm, 7531 County Highway 18
Bloomville, NY 13739 United States

Byebrook Farm is an 8th generation family farm milking and grazing a herd of 45 Holstein cows. The farm also produces gouda cheese and bottles raw milk which it sells at their roadside stand. With over 20 years of grazing management experience on a high producing herd, Dennis, Sam, Paul, and Gwen will share their experience on the following topics: Cow nutrition during the transition from winter to spring pasture Spring pasture forage analysis and how to incorporate this information…

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May 16 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road
North Salem, NY 10560 United States

The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows return this spring, celebrating its 36nd year and offering two weeks of exceptional Equestrian Sport. This prestigious two week event takes place May 9-14 and May 16–21 at one of the nation’s premier equestrian facilities, Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York. We have also added an additional competition date of May 7, Welcome Horse Show Day. Newly renovated, Old Salem Farm is host to 27 exceptional horse shows each year. Over…

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June 2017
June 17 - June 18
Meredith Dairy Fest, Honest Brook Road
Meridale, NY 13806 United States

Visit the Watershed Agricultural Council and Pure Catskills at the Meredith Dairy Fest! Vendors, food, fun, animals, dairy exhibits, children’s activities and much more.   For more information go to: www.meredithdairyfest.com

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July 2017
July 21 @ 10:15 am - 3:15 pm

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July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Watershed Agricultural Council, 44 West St.
Walton, NY 13856 United States

The Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC) will be hosting a blood drive from 12-5pm on Monday, July 24th, in Conference Room B, downstairs of the 44 West Street location.    Blood shortages are common during the summer months, due to schools being out of session and families going on vacation. Red cells can only be stored up to 42 days, while platelets can only be stored up to five days, creating a constant need for blood donations. Please consider donating!  To…

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August 2017
August 14 @ 8:00 am - August 19 @ 5:00 pm
Delaware County Fair, Fair Street PO Box 344
Walton, NY 13856 United States

Get ready, because the 131st annual Delaware County Fair will be here before you know it! The Delaware County Fair in Walton, NY is the largest agricultural fair in the region and has something for everyone. Over 80,000 people flock to the six day spectacular in Walton, NY to enjoy our local events, shows, contests, rides, cuisine and more. If you’re looking for family friendly local events, go ahead and mark Delaware County Fair from August 14-19, 2017 down on…

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