The Whallonsburg Grange will host a Holiday Farmers’ Market and Food Pantry Fundraiser on Saturday, December 20, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The event will feature an array of locally grown ingredients for holiday meals, as well as prepared foods ready for the table. Available for sale will be pot pies and quiches from DaCy Meadow Farm; cheese gift baskets, wedges, and wheels from North Country Creamery; sausage, bacon, ham, and all kinds of cuts and grinds from Mace Chasm Farm; holiday pies, desserts, chutneys, dips, crackers, and breads from Clover Mead Cafe; jams and mustards from Boquet River Jelly Mill; and a wide variety of vegetables, pickles, sauces, and freshly ground cornmeal and wheat flour from other area farms.
Crafters will feature ornaments and decorations, stockings, woodwork, yarnwork and fabric crafts. The Whallonsburg Civic Association will be selling seed gift collections from High Mowing Seeds in Vermont as a fundraiser for the Grange Hall.
Children and adults will be invited to frost gingerbread cookies, make gingerbread houses, and share a story and activity with Betsey Thomas-Train, author of The Rock Singer. Betsey will read at 1:30, 2:15, and 3:00 p.m.
Admission to the event is free. Donations of food, money, and toiletries for area food pantries will be gratefully accepted at the door.
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall is located at 1610 NYS Route 22 at the intersection with Whallons Bay Road, five miles from the Essex-Charlotte Ferry and a ten-minute drive from I-87.
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