Come out for a day of family fun to celebrate The Garden of Giving and other agriculture-related organizations! This free Family Fun Day will be held on the grounds of Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church. The event is the Eagle Scout service project of August Randazzo, of Boy Scout Troop 109, in Saylorsburg.
Activities include pony rides, face painting, baby chicks, a ladybug release, healthy snack samples, sunflower seed planting, Farmer for a Day, soil and composting info, and antique farm equipment.
Exhibitors are Monroe County Master Gardeners, Monroe County 4-H, Monroe County Conservation District, Northampton-Monroe Farm Bureau, Pocono Olde Tyme Farm Equipment, West End Fair and Museum, Shoprite, Monroe County Municipal Waste Management Authority, Polk Township Historical Society and Chestnuthill Township Historical Society.
There will be a special appearance by Lindsey Edwards, 2016 West End Fair Queen, and Chef Mike Abate from Pocono Supper Club will present a farm-to-table cooking demonstration at 1 pm.
The Garden of Giving will be selling refreshments and t-shirts during the event.
Tammy Graeber will speak at their 10 am service.
18 Knight Street, Stroudsburg, PA.
Join us as we plant next year's garlic crop! No experience needed - we'll teach you what you need to know!
The jobs you might do are
- raking and clearing debris from planting beds,
- spreading compost,
- separating garlic cloves,
- planting cloves,
- laying mulch, or
- preparing and serving lunch.
Items to bring
- bed preparation rake (if you have one)
- work gloves, and
- lunch provisions (deliver no later than 10:30 am).
Please complete the form below so that we know you're coming. We look forward to seeing you!