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'From the Earth' event Saturday, July 7
7/06/12

"From the Earth"
Saturday, July 7
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Coordinated by Linda Huey, AU class of 1993.
 
Come and celebrate our connections to nature in the picturesque hills of Alfred - Be inspired by flower gardens, learn about timber framing and twig fencing. Visit a fiber mill and tour an organic dairy farm, meet an alpaca. Learn how to milk a goat and make cheese, take a guided bird walk, hear garden talks! See and purchase beautiful pottery, plants, and artisan breads. Bond with the bees, enjoy kids’ activities, and graze on local foods. Come and enjoy!
 
Schedule of Events and Demonstrations:
 
Timber Frame Building Demonstration by Sean Hyland at 4981 McAndrews Road, Alfred
Garden Tours by Mary Lu Wells at 4981 McAndrews Road, Alfred
Local Jams, Jellies, Homemade Donuts, and Coffees by Erica Torrey at 4981 McAndrews Road, Alfred
Tours of Sunny Cove Farm* (Snyder Family organic dairy farm) at 1444 Randolph Road, Alfred
Children’s Activity on Maple Production with Dotty Snyder at 1444 Randolph Road, Alfred
Environmental Design T-Shirt Sale by Michael Stevenson at 1444 Randolph Road, Alfred
Pottery Sale and Garden Walk with Linda Huey at 1530 Randolph Road, Alfred
Garden Tours and Perennial Plant Sale with Debbie MacCrea at 1664 Waterwells Road, Alfred
Southern Tier Fiberarts Guild at 1664 Waterwells Road, Alfred
 Artisan Baked Breads by Peg Eisenhardt at 1664 Waterwells Road, Alfred
Take-Away Lunches and Signature Sweets by Pam Eastman at Kinfolk Grocery, 14 1/2 West University Street, Alfred
Mill Tours at East Valley Alpacas/Fiber Factory with Wendy Dailey at 493 Clark Road Extension, Alfred
Organic Garden Tours with Denny Reynolds at Quest, 7142 State Route 21, Almond

8 a.m.- Guided Bird Walk with Betsy Brooks at Foster Lake, 5471 Lake Road, Alfred
10 a.m.- Fabulous Foliage Plants for Shadowy Places with Mary Lu Wells at 4981 McAndrews Road, Alfred
Noon - How to Build a Rustic Twig Fence with Linda Huey at 1530 Randolph Road, Alfred
1 p.m. - Garden Design - A Lifelong Process with Debbie MacCrea at 1664 Waterwells Road, Alfred
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Fiber Crafts Teaching Session at 1664 Waterwells Road, Alfred
2 p.m. - Goat Milking and Cheese Making Demonstration with Kim MacCrea at 1664 Waterwells Road, Alfred
3:30 p.m. - Needle Felting Demonstration with Wendy Dailey at The Fiber Factory, 493 Clark Road Extension, Alfred
3-5 p.m. - Honey Extraction Demonstration with Tom McDowell at Quest, 7142 State Route 21, Almond
4 p.m. - Baking with Whole Grains with Sisters Kneading Dough at Quest, 7142 State Route 21, Almond
 
*  One hour Sunny Cove Farm tours are $5 for adults, $3 for children, and under 5 free. All other events free.