Saturday, August 24, 2013 -- "Truly Wild" wild edibles workshop led by Pat Banker at Heaven Hills Farm in Lake Placid in coordination with the Cornell Cooperative Extension and Franklin County 4H. Take a walk with her and learn about all the late summer edible plants in the Adirondacks. Also learn about which ones are good or bad for our goats. Starts at 1pm. The “Truly Wild” workshop cost will be a one-time $10 per participant fee with a special rate for families not to exceed $30 for the entire 4-part series. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, 518-483-7403 or by calling Pat Banker, 518-327-3457.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 -- "Farm 2 Fork Festival" at Riverside Park in Saranac Lake. From 9 am - 2pm. A celebration of local food and local farmers. There will be tasting tables with food prepared from the local farmer's markets, as well as other food vendors. Farm stands and craft vendor booths will be there. Several workshops will go on throughout the day, including one on goats and goat care. Goat milking demos will also be part of the day. Come on down to Saranac Lake for a great day of food and farming fun!! Free to walk around, bring money for the great local food and crafts.
Saturday, September 28, 2013 -- "Rural Skills and Homesteading Festival" at the Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC). From 10am - 4pm. Workshops presented throughout the day on everything from mushroom farming to butchering chickens. The Goat Club will be there to do a milking demo at 11:30am. There will be a Farmer's Market and crafter booths. $5 per person or $10 per carload. For more information see : http://www.adirondackvic.org/