Taste of the Catskills Festival

OCTOBER 9 & 10, 2021, Delhi, NY

open both days at 10am rain or shine!

SEE YOU AT THE NEXT TASTE OF THE CATSKILLS ON OCTOBER 9 & 10, 2021

2019 Workshops

NOTE: for the most up-to-date schedule of our workshops, be sure to get it at the information booth when you enter, where you can get the latest updates about all the Festival events. Welcome!

NOTE: SUNY Delhi will be hosting their own series of workshops at the Festival — all held in the SUNY Delhi tent. Learn more about those workshops...

Living the Country Life — Lifestyle Workshops

SATURDAY

11am
Needle Felting: The Basics — Jill Reed

11am
Studio 190 Group Art: Meet the Artists Get Inspired

12pm
Dried Flower mini wreath: Make & Take Workshop — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension. $10 fee.

12pm
Milking It: Dairy Princess & Promotion Team — Theresa Cerosaletti, McKenzie Wilson & Jessica Coleman

1pm
Bovina Book Reading & Signing — Ray LaFever, Local Historian

1pm
Make & Take Earrings — Jill Reed

1pm
Nature Crafts — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension

2pm
Paint & Sip: Autumn Landscape — Susan Frisbee Riverdale Farm

3pm
Vintage Fashion Show — Green Giraffe

4pm
Happy Hour: The Business of Growing Hemp — John Houshmand & Grower Mike

SUNDAY

12pm
Herbal Oils: Make & Take Workshop — Erin Coyle-Ethier — Earthly Remedies

12pm
Tortilla Making: Wholesome Homemade — Chef Delmar Crimm

1pm
Pretty Past: Come chat with Kathy Krusinski about Victorian Fashions

1pm
Forest Bathing: The Heart & Science — Lisa & Jack Tessier SUNY Delhi

1pm
Growing Microgreens at Home — Elizabeth Kaden Master Gardner & Carla Crimm Cooperative Extension. $10 fee.

2pm
Our Delicate Wild Herbal Medicines: Plant Pioneers — Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower

2pm
It Takes the Cake, Celebrate 10 years of Taste of the Catskills with a piece of cake!

2pm
Milking It: Dairy Princesses — Theresa Cerosaletti, McKenzie Wilson & Jessica Coleman

3pm
Developing Traditional Ecological Knowledge Music of the Plants: Plant Pioneers — Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower

3pm
Happy Hour Mixology: Kerrs Creek Distillery — Matthew White

All Workshops meet on the Third Floor of the Barn

Lifestyle Workshop & Activities Descriptions

Saturday

Needle Felting: The Basics Jill Reed Local artist Jill Reed will teach you the basics of needle felting. Come and needle felt a 4x6 picture using wool roving. Take home a beautiful handmade item from the festival. There is a small materials fee of $10 for this workshop.

Studio 190 — Group Art
Meet the Artists of Studio 190 is a collaborative art program within The Arc of Delaware County. They focus on strengths and abilities, while creating a space that is educational, inspirational and enthusiastic.

Milking It: Dairy Princess & Dairy Promotion Team
Theresa Cerosaletti, McKenzie Wilson & Jessica Coleman Come learn about milk and other dairy products, where your milk comes from and why dairy products are important.

Bovina Book Reading & Signing
Ray LaFever, Local Historian Ray will read excerpts from his book: History of the Town of Bovina and be available to sign copies of the book. Maps will also be available to purchase. All proceeds will go to benefit the Bicentennial.

Dried Flower mini wreath: Make & Take Workshop — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension
Carla Crimm is a horticulture specialist with Cooperative Extension who will be sharing her skills of crafting a dried floral creation for you to take home. Space is limited.

Make & Take Earrings — Jill Reed Local Artist
Join Jill and get crafty making a pair of earring to take home with you at the end of the workshop. Try your hand at jewelry making. There is a small materials fee of $10 for this workshop.

Nature Crafts — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension
Get your hands dirty crafting with nature. Create a pretty natural work of art. Supplies set up to join in at your leisure.

Paint & Sip: Autumn Landscape — Susan Frisbee Riverdale Farm
Come get your artist on and bring a beer or cider if you want. Susan Frisbee a local artist will help you create a Catskill masterpiece with instruction in the popular paint and sip format. Participants will create a painting on canvas and get to take home their work. There is a small $15.00 materials fee for this workshop. Space may be limited.

Vintage Fashion Show — Fashion Weekend
Green Giraffe Fashion through the ages. What’s old is new. Check out some of the fun vintage fashions from the Green Giraffe as they roll down the barn runway third floor. Items available to purchase.

Happy Hour: The Business of Growing Hemp — John Houshmand & Mike
The highs and lows of growing hemp in the Catskills. John and Mike will share experiences from growing CBD hemp in our hills for the first time.

Sunday

Herbal Oils: Make & Take Workshop — Erin Coyle-Ethier — Earthly Remedies
Mix it up with Natural Herbalist Erin as you make herbal oils and learn about their benefits. There is a small materials fee of $10 for this workshop.

Tortilla Making: Fun with Flatbreads — Chef Delmar Crimm
Easy from scratch flour tortillas with some delicious fillings and homemade salsa. Mix it up, eat it up.

Pretty Past: Victorian Fashion — Kathy Krusinski
Come and browse Kathy’s extensive collection while learning about Victorian fashions and fancies.

Forest Bathing: The Heart & Science
Lisa & Jack Tessier SUNY Delhi

Growing Microgreens at Home
Elizabeth Kaden Master Gardner & Carla Crimm Horticulture Specialist Cooperative Extension Elizabeth and Carla will share their expertise on micro greens and help you plant some seeds to grow your own micro greens at home.

It Takes the Cake
Come have a piece of cake as we celebrate 10 Years of Taste of the Catskills! Hear a bit about how all this started and a trip down memory lane.

Milking It: Dairy Princess & Dairy Promotion Team
Theresa Cerosaletti, McKenzie Wilson & Jessica Coleman Come learn about milk and other dairy products, where your milk comes from and why dairy products are important.

Our Delicate Wild Herbal Medicines: Plant Pioneers
Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower Get in touch with your wild side. Join Marguerite for a foraging tour on the farm.

Developing Traditional Ecological Knowledge Music of the Plants: Plant Pioneers
Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower Experience music of the plants and plant mysteries. Marguerite is a registered Nurse, Herbalist & Wild Foods Educator. www.PlantPioneers.org

Happy Hour Mixology: Matthew White Kerrs Creek Distillery
Sipping and sampling of some magical Catskill Cocktails with our friends from Kerrs Creek.

Nature Crafts — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension
Get your hands dirty crafting with nature. Create a pretty natural work of art. Carla Crimm is a horticulture specialist with Cooperative Extension. Join in at your leisure.

Maple Shade Farm Tours at 2pm
Learn about the history of the farm that hosts the festival. Settled in 1785 Maple Shade Farm is a storied farm in the area. Walk around the buildings and find out what was produced, how the farm has changed and some of the secrets it holds.

Maple Shade Farm Wedding Tour 3 pm
Always dreamt of a destination wedding in the Catskills? Come find out about our amazing farm weddings. A farm tour, photos and vendor resources are part of your tour. See how easy it is to plan an upstate wedding. www.msfcatskillsweddings.com

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