Celebrate the Harvest at Farm and Garden Fest in the Canyon, September 20

Celebrate the Harvest at Farm and Garden Fest in the Canyon, September 20


The JSU Little River Canyon Center presents Farm and Garden Fest: Celebrate the Harvest, a day celebrating agriculture, gardening, farm life and livestock, on Saturday, September 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Presentations for the day include:

11 a.m. Farm Trivia Game- Dr. Jim Rayburn, JSU
Noon Old Style Appalachian Fiddling- Dr. Jimmy Triplett, JSU
1 p.m. Alabama Farms: A Story in Pictures- Patty Tucker, Lookout Mountain Artist
1:30 p.m. Butterfly Talk and Walk- Dr. Vitaly Charny, author of Alabama Butterflies

Ongoing Activities and Exhibits:

  • Ag in Action Agricultural Lab on Wheels: Interactive Farm Fun for Kids of All Ages
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension 4H Exhibits
  • Alabama Cotton: From Seed to Field to Cloth, hands-on exhibit
  • Shepherd's Hill "From Scratch" Soap, Candles, Candy, Forging, Wood Works and Quilts
  • Alabama Land Trust: Farm Samples and Stories
  • Bethany Village at Camp McDowell: Agricultural Education and Retreat Center
  • Livestock: Chickens, Mule, Cattle and More
  • Garden Exhibits and Information
  • Prichard Leather Company: Leather Crafts and Goods
  • Alabama Kettle Corn: Roasted Corn and Lemonade
  • Spicy Kudzu: Luxury Bath and Body Products Hand-crafted in Alabama

Admission is free; donations are appreciated.

For more information, call the Little River Canyon Center, Fort Payne, Alabama (256) 845-3548 or visit the Canyon Center website.