Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Harvest Fest at Stone Barns


Stone Barns Center’s Fifth Annual Harvest Fest
Harvest Fest is a community celebration of the farm at its most fruitful! Festivities for the
whole family will include live music, farm market, hayrides and games from 9AM-3PM Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, located just 45 minutes north of Manhattan.

Highlights of Harvest Fest 2008:
o Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, one of the most celebrated duos on the American
acoustic music scene, playing Appalachian melodies, Cajun and Celtic fiddle tunes,
stirring Civil War classics and more!
o Musical Performers throughout the day
o Visible Theatre’s Clucky, the Brave Little Hen, an organic romp for ages 5 to 100
o Hayrides around the farm
o Raptor Show presented by the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center
o Farm Demonstrations and Interpretation
o A chance to show off your farmer skills at our Farm Olympics
o Expanded Farm Market featuring local farmers, producers and purveyors
o An opportunity to strut your cooking talents in our Seasonal Pie Bake-Off

More of the press release, after the jump:

Food and beverages, including Stone Barns’ famous Berkshire pig roast and Chipotle tacos,
will be available for cash purchase all day at the farm market. Enjoy cider, sandwiches, local
cheeses, roasted corn, pastries and more seasonal favorites for visitors of all ages!

Tickets: Adults: $30 ($27 Stone Barns Center members)
Youth age 6-14: $20 ($18 member)
Children age 2-5: $10 ($9 member)

Ticket sales begin September 2, 2008.  Stone Barns Center members have access to presale
tickets from August 18 to September 1. As always, members receive a 10% discount. Tickets
may be purchased online at Tickets purchased by September 24
will be mailed; tickets purchased after September 24 will be held at will-call.

Harvest Fest 2008 sponsors include Market Sponsors Chipotle and Whole Foods, and Event
Sponsor Carrickmore Property and Development. Additional sponsorship and in-kind
opportunities are available. For more information about sponsorship, contact Amy Bodiker at
(914) 366-6200 x138.

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a farm, a kitchen, a classroom—an exhibit, a
laboratory, a campus.  The mission of this unique, member-driven organization is to celebrate,
teach and advance community-based food production and enjoyment, from farm to classroom
to table. To learn more, visit


About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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