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

09/08/2014

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.