On Saturday, March 25, 9 A.M - 1 P.M., we welcome spring with the 2nd Annual Spring Festival at the Saratoga Farmers' Market, 65 South Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Spring Festival offers 4 FREE workshops and cooking demonstrations during the market. Plus, FREE activities for families and children and special guests with information on gardening, food preparation, and more.
The schedule includes:
9 - 10 A.M. - Using Native Plants in Your Landscape with Susan Schurman O'Donnell of Dutch Girl Garden Design (free beverage from Something's Brewing for all attendees)
10 - 11 A.M. - Food Preservation 101 – An Overview of Canning, Freezing & Dehydrating with Diane Whitten of Cornell Cooperative Extention (free cider and donuts from Malta Ridge Orchard & Gardens for all attendees)
11 A.M. - 12 P.M. - The Ins and Outs of Composting with Michael Cohen of Sustainable Saratoga
12 - 1 P.M. - Live cooking and food sampling with Chef Dan Spitz (free market logo apron for all attendees)
FREE Activities for Children & Families hosted by Sustainable Saratoga and Northeast Parent & Child Society, 9 A.M - 1 P.M.
Special guests Cornell Cooperative Extension: Master Gardeners and Cornell Cooperative Extension: Food & Nutrition, 9 A.M - 1 P.M.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County: Master Gardeners will offer information on gardening, preparing soil, soil testing (for $1), and more. The Master Gardener offers a wealth of knowledge and is a great resource to answer all of your gardening questions.
CCE Saratoga County's food and nutrition educator, Diane Whitten, will offer information on cooking with seasonal produce, healthy eating, and nutrition.
For more information, go online to www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.
Lincoln Baths Building
Saratoga Spa State Park
65 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866