5th Annual Bounty of the County Gala

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 Bounty of the County was a great success!  The Bounty of the County Gala is SALT Development’s major fundraiser and was an evening of culinary decadence and delight. Executive Chef Tyler DeGroff of Hen & the Hound Bistro worked with local Schoharie Valley and regional farmers and businesses to showcase regional ingredients, beer and spirits.  SALT also entertained a silent auction throughout the night.  Over $26,000 was raised is cash donations and $26, 576 through in-kind services and donations. To read the press release and view photographs from the event, click here. 

The event, chaired by SALT board member Pat Clancy,  benefits SALT Development, a community development and emergency preparedness organization in Schoharie County.  SALT is well known in the region for coordinating flood relief after Hurricane Irene.  SALT’s focus is now on emergency preparedness and community development, and the organization is committed to growing a stronger community to help withstand future disasters.

Bounty of the County Gala Seasonal Menu

Course 1 – Local Cauliflower and Sweet Pea Tamale with Fire Roasted green chili Mole.

Course 2 –  Moroccan Style Highland Hollow and Hessian Hill Farm lamb served with perfumed basmati rice, toasted almonds, fig mostarda.

Course 3 – Highland Hollow Miale al Latte (Cowbella Farm Milk Braised Highland Hollow Pork) served over local Sweet pea polenta, garlicy spinach and pea tendrils.

Course 4 – Grandma Pat’s Cheesecake with Bohringer’s Fruit Farm strawberries.

Bounty of the County Gala Planning Committee:

Robin Alley, community member
Shirley Ball, Co-Owner of Carrot Barn and Schoharie Valley Farms
Cindy Barber, Co-Owner of Barber Farms
Cathleen Berry, Inserts and Ad Design Manager at the Mountain Eagle and Schoharie News
Jolyn Borst, Carrot Barn and Schoharie Valley Farms
Cyndee Burton, Carrot Barn
Pat Clancy, SALT Development Board member and BOC committee chair
Lynn Macan, community member, retired Superintendent of Cobleskill Richmondville
Tyler DeGroff, Executive Chef and Owner of the Green Iguana Bistro & Catering
Jess Goblet, Hessian Hill Farm
Sarah Goodrich, Executive Director of SALT Development
Jerrine Corallo, SALT Development
Joan Marciniak, community member
Jessica McClung, Owner and Baker of Lucky Clover Artisanal Bakery
Amy Wolfe, Owner and Photographer at Twice Beloved Photography

A BIG THANK YOU TO:
Our Bounty of the County planning committee co-chairs Pat Clancy & Robin Alley and members Cindy Barber, Cathleen Berry, Jolyn Borst, Cyndee Burton, Tyler DeGroff, Jess Goblet, Sarah Goodrich, Jin Sun Kim, Lynn Macan, Joan Marciniak, Wayne Regels, Amy Wolfe and Jerrine Corallo.

Our gracious hosts Richard & Shirley Markham Ball and their family Ethan Ball, Sarah Hooper and Jolyn Borst of The Carrot Barn.

Our Chef Tyler John Catton DeGroff of The Hen & The Hound Bistro and his assistants for an incredible dinner.

Our local farms Highland Hollow, Hessian Hill Farm, Barber’s Farm, Schoharie Valley Farms and Bohringer’s Fruit Farm.

Our entertaining emcee for the evening Doug Cater.

Cyndee Lighthall Burton for coordinating outstanding service.

John Florussen for the perfect cocktail hour music.

Justin Behan of Green Wolf Brewing Co. for providing refreshing local brews.

Farmhouse Floral Design for our gorgeous centerpieces.

Settles Hill Banquets & Events & Irmgard Buess for serving supplies.

Fusion Community Church for assisting with parking.

Roslyn Wetsell Photography & Twice Beloved Studio for capturing the evening in photographs.

Thank you to our board members Georgia Van Dyke, Carl Shepard, Shirley Markham Ball, David Cox, Bob Lindholm, Daniel Ross, Pat Clancy, Dr. Roy Korn, Kristin Magnusen Williams, LeeAnn Brown-Arnold and for their generosity with their time and resources.

Thank you to all our volunteers who donated their time on Friday and Saturday to help us set up, provide extraordinary service, and break down for Bounty of the County.
> Cyndee Lighthall Burton
> Darlene Moskwa Van Deusen
> Colm Kennedy
> Dave Goodrich
> Sarah Roberts
> Mary Carney
> Jamison Corallo
> Lisa Jean Askew
> Ethan Vanderwerken
> John Krohn
> Gloria Gebhard
> Jen Bernhardt
> Michelle Borst
> Lisa Helmstadt
> Kim McCarthy
> Sarah Helmstadt
> Carrie Krohn
> Megan Krohn
> Katie Krohn
> Claire Williams
> Margot Williams
> Mackenzie Barton
> Ben Alley
> Stephen Alley
> Kaitlyn Alley
> Terry Burton
> Andie Burton
> Jack Burton
> Brian Bagley

A BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors, silent auction donors and program contributors for Bounty of the County – we are so grateful to all of you for your support!
Marriot Courtyard at Hyannis

Race Printing & Package Center
The Red Barn Clubhouse
Todd Cipperly Farmers Insurance Agent
Apple Barrel Country Store + Cafe
Gobbler’s Knob Family Fun Park
Del Gallo Country Pools, Inc.
Dairy Carnival
Smith’s Collision Inc
KyMar Farm Winery & Distillery
Capital District YMCA – Duanesburg Branch
Heather Ridge Farm
The Bellevue Cafe
Viking Solar
Under the Nose
Corner Stone Heating & Cooling, Inc.
Jonathan’s Restaurant in Duanesburg
Green Wolf Brewing Co.
Livingston Fuels
TAS Hearth & Patio – Pool & Spa
Sloansville Wine & Liquors
Donna M Lavigne Agency
The Little Posy Place
Go Gonzalez
Utica Zoo
Landmark’s Spectrum 8 Theatres
Via Aquarium
Mohegan Sun
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Delaware & Ulster Railroad
Elizabeth Apgar-Smith
Hannay Reels – www.hannay.com
Tri-City ValleyCats
The Egg Performing Arts Center
Chieftans Restaurant & Bar
Earthly Remedies By Erin
Proctors
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Hubie’s Restaurant & Pizzeria
Pasta Grill
The Conglomerate
Spring House Spa and Loft
Woodbeck’s Liquors
Grapevine Farms
Tagua Nut Gift Shop & Cafe
Twice Beloved Studio
Cobleskill Golf And Country Club
Schoharie Valley Kayak Rentals
Lerny’s Gift Shop
Capital Repertory Theatre

Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Whispering Pines Golf Course
Gibby’s Diner
Just Teaze Hair Salon
Top Knot Hair & Makeup Lounge
Hillcrest Golf Course
Stewart’s Shops
The Railroad Inn Cooperstown
The Glimmerglass Festival
French’s Hollow Fairways
Capri Imports Italian Deli and Catering
Vintage 20 Wine and Spirits
Hummingbird Hills Winery
350 East Salon & Spa
Hessian Hill Canine Country and Care
NBT Bank