Friends Of The Farmer Festival Two Events in New York

Friends of The FarmerHudson Valley New York Food Lovers Friends Of The Farmer Festival, Two Events:

1) Hootenanny! Friday, July 27th 2012, 6pm till 11pm: This is a kickoff benefit for the CAMPFARMON!  Scholarship Fund and widely considered one of the best summer parties in the Hudson Valley. Join us for a sunset feast and dance party on the deck of the Copake Country Club, overlooking the Catskills and Copake Lake while the mists gather and the tents are erected for the Festival on the rolling fairways below. More info here

2) Friends Of The Farmer Festival Saturday, July 28th 2012, 11am till 8pm: Enjoy the best of the Hudson Valley locavore movement in an exquisite setting and in all its glory! So much to choose from, bring the family, lots of kids events and entertainment. Highlights are 5 Mile Fresh Grill, Taste of the Farm & Locavore Village, Future of Farming Forum, It’s 5O’Clock Somewhere! & Local Libations Tent, Big Willy’s Fishing Camp & Fly Tying Table, Farm & Community Art Table, Tractor Parades, Farm Animals, Sack Races, Celebrity Picnic Table Auction, Miracle Tomato Tasting Competition & Silent Art Auction, Great Stuff & Gourmet Picnic Basket Silent Auction and so much more…! More Info Here

All proceeds to benefit CAMPFARMON!  Scholarship Fund Young Farmer Innovative Training in partnership with Cornell University & Columbia Greene Community College. This year they are expecting 5,000 guests for the Festival, Whole Foods is their anchor sponsor and it will be filmed for a television pilot.

Contact: tessa edick, 518.325.9437, or Gianni Ortiz, 518.392.8545

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