Spring Fest Guide 2013
April 24, 2013 | By john |
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www.theheirloomexpo.com HE NAIONAL HEIRLOOM EXPOSIION Come and walk the aisles at the “World’s Pure Food Fair!”, an event or pure ood en- thusiasts, the national press, home growers across the country, armers, school groups and the general public. Te Expo is now dubbed the “World’s Fair” o the heirloom industry! Tis is a “non-prot” event, and any unds above cost will be donated to school gardens and ood programs. Tis year's event will again be held at the Sono- ma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, CA, on September 8, 9 and 10, 2015 and will include: • Te largest display of heirloom produce – ever! Over 4,000 varieties showcasing the diversity our planet has to oer. • Vendors: More than 300 like-minded vendor booths: seed companies, great ood, tool companies, garden and arm supplies, produce, nurseries and all things related to pure-ood, small arming and gardening . • School groups and tours: Speakers rom various seed companies (and others) will give talks and run educational seminars or school groups. Education on GMOs and seed saving is an important actor; afer all, children are the uture o arming and ood industry. Schools are being encouraged to grow gardens or the event and enter their produce or display. Last year over 2,000 school-kids participated in 'kids-day' at the 2014 Expo. • Education: Workshops and talks on the importance o collecting, conserving and sharing heirloom seeds. • Speakers: Over 100 national and internationally acclaimed on-topic speakers. • Heirloom seed companies: Representatives will share their wealth o knowledge at workshops or the home-grower, the armer and the enthusiast. •Next Great Chefs of America: A culinary competition. Free Scholarship monies and a menu item to be eatured on select local che’s restaurant menus. Sponsored in part by Te Culinary Institue o America and Che Mark Stark o Stark Restaurant Group. •National Fiddlers Contest: Come enjoy a nationally sanctioned event eaturing tal- ents rom all across America and the World. •Antique Tractor Show: Walk around the equipment that helped make America great. We have antiquated tractors rom: Farmall, John Deere, Allis Chalmers and many more •Heritage Poultry and Livestock show : Meet many o Caliornia’s premier growers and producers o heritage livestock Poultry and Animal Husbandry Shows and Education
1 www.rareseeds.com 1 www.rareseeds.com 2 www.rareseeds.com Dear Gardening Friends, We are excited to present the 17th edi- tion o our Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds catalog, the 2014 Rare Seed Catalog.
1 WWW.THEHEIRLOOMEXPO.COM The World’s Pure Food Fair! Sept. 10, 11 & 12, 2013 • Santa Rosa, CA Guide Book heirloom EXPOSITION NATIONAL THE Expobook2013EDIT.indd 1 8/4/13 10:38 AM 1 WWW.THEHEIRLOOMEXPO.COM
Topics in this issue include: Sonora White Wheat, Antique Apples, Dahlias, Seed Libraries, Brooklyn Grange, Shiitake Mushrooms, Quince, Girl & the Fig & more. 84 pages.