Sunday, August 30, 2009

Harvest Fest at Kilbourn

Hey everybody! Ginkgo is going to be representin' at the Kilbourn Harvest Fest this year. Stop by and say 'hi'!

Harvest Fest at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse
Saturday, September 12th from 1 pm - 4 pm

Come join our celebration of the summer garden and its bounty at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse! While visiting our gardens, you can enjoy hands-on crafts, gardening demonstrations to make the most out of fall, cooking demonstrations, and learn about endangered plants through an art installation. We also encourage you to relax those gardening muscles with yoga and listen to music by a new community theater company coming soon to our park. This is a free family friendly event.

Schedule of the Harvest Fest Events
• Gardening Demonstrations
• Constructing and Using a Cold Frame by Amy Brandolino, Master Gardener, cold frame will be built at 1:30 pm
• Raising Honey Bees and Chickens in the City with the Permaculture Meet up Group
• Planting Cover Crops with Nancy Benjamin, Master Gardener
• Composting Basics with Robert Lee, Master Gardener
• Endangered Plants… using art to raise awareness with artist Audry Deal
• Seed Saving with Ginkgo Organic Gardens

Cooking Demonstrations
• 1:00 – 2:30p.m - Garden Salsa all year long – preserving your harvest with Jeri Titus

• 3:00 pm - Seasonal Cooking Demonstration with chefs Jeff Adamek and Nicole Stemler of Julius Meinl

Family Activities
• Meet and Greet Peter Pan and friends, Music at 1:30pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
• 1:15 and 3:15 pm. - Yoga for all! Stretch those gardening muscles with your friends or family!
• 2:15 pm - Storytelling with Nancy Roberts
• Make a corn husk doll
• Scarecrow Masks
• Decorating the fence with garden eyes
• Face Painting and more!

We hope to see you at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse’s Harvest Fest!
Kilbourn Park is located at 3501 N. Kilbourn. Questions: call 773-685-3359.