Audubon Greenwich hosts Expo

Carol Lake will be showing people how to make cheese as part of the expo.

Carol Lake will be showing people how to make cheese as part of the expo.

Sample local, artisan and organic food, attend tasting workshops, and learn about homesteading at the Audubon Greenwich’s Sustainable Food & Farm Expo on Sunday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will feature 18 exhibitors and vendors, including organic farmers, homesteading experts, artisan food producers, specialty food retailers and organic restaurants, will be on hand to share their products and expertise with attendees.

The Sustainable Food & Farm Expo is produced by Audubon Greenwich in cooperation with the Fairfield Green Food Guide and is poised to attract both regular guests and newcomers from Westchester County, N.Y.

“Audubon is proud to host this exciting, family-friendly event. Organic farming practices and more wholesome approaches to eating will greatly reduce our burden on Earth’s natural resources while enhancing our habitats, soils, and communities” said Jeff Cordulack, events manager at Audubon Greenwich, in a press release.

Event highlights include free talks about topics such as chicken keeping and organic gardening, tasting workshops including artisan honey and biodynamic Champagne plus a cheesemaking for beginners workshop.

A variety of food product and lunch are available for purchase on-site from local restaurants. General admission tickets includes exhibits, vendors, and five talks and are available at $15 per person, $20 per couple and $25 per family. Tasting workshops are an additional $10 per person, per session.

Advance reservations highly recommended for all Tasting workshops, as capacity is limited. Send all RSVPs to Mr. Cordulack at [email protected] or 203-869-5272, ext. 239. Leave a phone number so that Audubon can contact you to process payment and reserve your seat. Audubon Greenwich is located at 613 Riversville Road.

The following businesses and organizations will be exhibiting at the Food & Farm Expo: Fairfield Green Food Guide, Slow Food Metro North, Fairfield County Farm Bureau, On the Rocks Farm, HomeFront Farmers, Armstrong Court Community Garden, My Pet Chicken, Bedford Bee, Red Bee Honey, Henri’s Reserve, Olivette, Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters, GourGanics Salsa, Kaia Yoga & Café, Grass Rxoots, Arogya Tea, Simple Cheesemaking and Fresh Nation.

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