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November 2018

November 27, 2018

When we protect a farm, we preserve a way of life. For generations, people in the Catskills have appreciated the rural character of the region’s undeveloped landscape: beautiful farm and forestland patched together with cool mountain streams. Through a unique agricultural conservation easement with the Watershed Agricultural Council, landowners can permanently protect their farmland while preserving their right to farm and forest the land. By donating to our Stewardship Endowment Fund, you are supporting this practice and ensuring that the…

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January 2019

January 10, 2019
SUNY Delhi, Suny Main Rd 1
Delhi, 13757 United States

Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference Thursday, January 10 SUNY Delhi Mark your calendars for the Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference to be held at SUNY Delhi. Early Bird Sessions: Transitioning Farms, Grow Your Business or Intro to Beef Farming in the Catskills Dairy Topics: Natural Treatment for Dairy Cows; Dairy Benchmarking for Success!; Cross Breeding Grazing Topics: Grazing Hacks: Tips & Tools; “Grass, A Tale of Two Farmers”; Multi-Species Grazing Livestock Topics: Storing & Feeding Hay; Holistic Approaches to Ruminant Health; Grassfed…

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June 2019

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Meredith Dairy Fest, Honest Brook Road
Meridale, NY 13806 United States

Visit the Watershed Agricultural Council and Pure Catskills at the Meredith Dairy Fest June 8 (10am-5pm) and June 9 (10am-4pm). We will have a vendor tent of PC members and WAC participant farm and forest members. To become a vendor in our tent, download the application here.

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July 2019

July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Catskill Forest Festival is a family-friendly, all-day event that showcases all things forestry-related in the Catskill Region. A variety of local vendors from across the Catskills each bring something unique “From The Forest” to the event.  Whether it’s wildlife, handcrafted wood products, lumberjack shows,  forestry equipment, recreational activities, educational talks, maple producers – anything forestry you can think of – it’s all here. Visit Pure Catskills, The Watershed Agricultural Council and MyWoodlot at this event! For more information visit: catskillforestfestival.com  

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August 2019

August 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
Walton Fairgrounds, Fair Street
Walton, New York 13856 United States

We know agriculture, and we know fun! The area’s biggest agricultural fair returns to Walton, NY Get ready, because the 133rd 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…

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September 2019

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrating farming, cooking and culture in the past, present and future of the Catskill Mountains.  Visit our Pure Catskills tent of local vendors!

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October 2019

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Maple Shade Farm, 2066 County Hwy 18
Delhi, 13753 United States

The Taste of the Catskills Festival is a family-friendly event that showcases the food, beer, crafts, and wine of our region. With a variety of vendors including farmers, value-added food producers, and restaurants, attendees learn how food travels from farm to fork during a fun-filled autumn weekend on the grounds of Maple Shade Farm, a family-run farm in Delhi. Visit the Pure Catskills tent of local vendors! Pure Catskills and the Watershed Agricultural Council are sponsors of this event.

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October 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Every year, regional partners for clean water and a healthy environment host a community hazardous waste collection day, known as Clean Sweep. Now in its 23rd year, Clean Sweep provides a safe disposal venue by collecting chemicals and other materials which pose a threat to public health, water and environment. Download the CLEAN SWEEP 2019 Flyer and this Tip Sheet for more details. Clean Sweep is free to farmers in the eight watershed counties and free to all Delaware County…

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November 2019

November 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Bushel, 106 Main St
Delhi, NY 13753 United States

This two-part workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 19 and Tuesday, December 3 from 8:30 to noon at the Bushel Collective in Delhi. It will be hosted by Jeffrey Potent, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, and leaders in the Catskills local-food movement. They will introduce sustainable business practices and guide participants to assess current adoption and integrate sustainability into business plans and day-to-day operations. Participants will learn how to reduce environmental impacts, improve material and energy efficiency, and incorporate sustainable…

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December 2019

December 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Bushel, 106 Main St
Delhi, NY 13753 United States

This two-part workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 19 and Tuesday, December 3 from 8:30 to noon at the Bushel Collective in Delhi. It will be hosted by Jeffrey Potent, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, and leaders in the Catskills local-food movement. They will introduce sustainable business practices and guide participants to assess current adoption and integrate sustainability into business plans and day-to-day operations. Participants will learn how to reduce environmental impacts, improve material and energy efficiency, and incorporate sustainable…

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