Taste of the Catskills Festival
OCTOBER 12 & 13, 2019, DELHI, NY
open both days at 10am rain or shine!
THIS IS 2018 INFO. EXPECT SIMILAR INFO IN 2019. FINAL DETAILS TO COME.
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!
Bovina Butter — Ray LaFever, Local Historian
Fun with Felt — Sunflowers — Jill Reed
Getting Artsy — Susan Sainsbury
Nature Crafts — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension
2pm Earthly Remedies Hand Salve — Erin Coyle Ethier
Paint & Sip
Tap into your Creative Side — Susan Frisbee
For Body & Booze Weathertop Farm — Kate Miller
Cider Secrets with Wayside Cider — Irene Hussey & Alex Wilson
Milking It — Dairy Princess — Morgan Hungerford & Dairy Ambassadors
Lavender Sugar Scrubs
Willow & Birch – Anna Krusinski
Getting Artsy — Susan Sainsbury
Take Home a Terrarium — Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension
Music of the Weeds & Flower Walk — Plant Pioneers — Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower
Flower Power Bundles
Plant Pioneers — Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower
Kerrs Creek Distillery — Matthew White
Bovina Butter: with Ray LaFever Bovina Historian
Find out about the history of butter in the small hamlet of Bovina. You might be surprised about the story of Bovina’s Butter.
Felting Fun — with Jill Reed
Local artist Jill Reed will teach you to paint with wool. Come and needle felt a 8x10 picture of sunflowers using wool roving. Take home a beautiful handmade item from the festival. (There is a small materials fee of $10 for this workshop.
Getting Artsy — with Susan Sainsbury
Local artist Susan Sainsbury will be offering materials and instruction to tap into your creative side. Get creative in the Catskills and take home an original piece of art.
Nature Crafts — with 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.
Earthly Remedies Hand Salve — with Erin Erin Coyle Ethier
Come and make some all-natural hand salve with herbalist Erin Coyle Either and take home a treat for your skin. (There is a small $10 materials fee for this workshop.)
Paint & Sip: Paint a Picture to Take Home — with Susan Frisbee
Come get your artist on and bring a beer 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.)
Happy Hour — with Alex Wilson & Irene Hussey, Wayside Cider
Come sample Wayside Ciders and 3 new blends coming out for fall and winter. Secrets to their cider making will reveal quality and care matter. Come sip some cider with us a chat awhile.
Milking It — with Morgan Hungerford & Dairy Ambassadors
Come and learn about milk and other dairy products, where your milk comes from, why dairy products are important, and make a healthy snack.
Lavender Sugar Scrubs — with Anna Krusinski, Willow & Birch
Make an all-natural lavender scented sugar scrub and treat yourself or give it as a gift. Hand-outs will be available along with the recipes for DIY holiday gifts and all materials are provided. (There is a small workshop fee of $10 for this workshop and a seat limit of ten.)
Forest in a Jar — with Carla Crimm, Cooperative Extension
Participants will create a quart-jar terrariums with locally (and sustainably) harvested stones, mosses, and plants. Colored rocks and miniatures will be provided to add fun and artistic flair. With just a little care, your terrarium will provide enjoyment in the winter months to come, and can be rejuvenated with fresh plant material in the spring. (Material Cost: $5 per terrarium)
Music of the Weeds & Flower Walk — Plant Pioneers — with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower
Get in touch with your wild side. Join Marguerite for a foraging tour on the farm. Experience music of the plants and plant mysteries. Marguerite is a registered Nurse, Herbalist & Wild Foods Educator. www.PlantPioneers.org
Flower Power Bundles — Plant Pioneers: with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower
Join Marguerite to make flower power bundles. All supplies are provided.
Happy Hour: with Kerrs Creek — Matthew White
Find out what Kerrs Creek is up to in the world of distilling. This Mixology Master will wow you with his knowledge, skills, and attention to detail. Stop by for a sip or two!