SALT To Host Two Great Events For Schoharie County
The Chamber of Schenectady County
June 19, 2013
Schoharie Area Long Term (SALT) will host the inaugural Bounty of the County Chefs’ Dinner to benefit Schoharie flood recovery efforts on Saturday, June 29 at the Carrot Barn in Schoharie.
The event will benefit SALT, the lead agency coordinating flood recovery efforts for those affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in the Schoharie Creek Basin and surrounding area. The dinner has been designed to raise money to support SALT and also showcase the outstanding efforts of area farms and food purveyors. The seasonal six-course culinary dinner prepared by Signature Chefs & Rising Stars of the Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival will feature ingredients from the following farms including:
- The Carrot Barn
- Wellington’s Herbs and Spices
- Barber’s Farm
- Bohringer’s Fruit Farm
- Shaul’s Farms
- Mariaville Farms
- West Wind Acres
- Parson’s Farm
- Sunnycrest Orchards
To purchase tickets, please visit www.saltdevelopment.org/bocdinner. Business interested in sponsoring the event may call 518.702.5017.
Then on Sunday, June 30 SALT will present Bounty of the County Artisan Market and Country Brunch on the lawn of Lasell Hall / DAR at 368 Main Street, Schoharie. The country brunch will feature locally sourced and produced ingredients and will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Artisan Market is a free event sponsored by The Apple Barrel Country Store and Cafe, Hessian Hill Farms and Hive and will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Together in one location for the very first time, more than 20 local artists and producers will showcase the bounty that Schoharie County has to offer including hand-crafted fine cheeses and other dairy products; pasture-raised meats, homemade fudge, cookies and candy; locally produced wine, beer and spirits; and herbs, as well as locally made candles, soaps, lip balm, lotions and salves, hand-spun yarn, felted items, wool blankets, quilts, handmade jewelry, pottery, handwoven baskets and photographs.
In addition, live music and a petting zoo make this a family-friendly event. Various county restaurants will also be offering food produced from local, seasonal ingredients.