ShedFest

pumpkinJoin us for… ShedFest 2013! 

Saturday, October 19th in Salida, Colorado

10:00 am – 3:00 pm: FINAL FARMERS MARKET of 2013

The Final Farmers Market of the season will take place outside of the SteamPlant Event Center by the river (in Salida, CO). Celebrating our local FoodShed and local sustainable economy, the market will feed and entertain  with local food, drinks, music, the Salida Circus, kids activities, goats, fresh produce, freshly pressed apple cider, fresh bread, gorgeous art, hand crafted body care products, petting goatsnonprofit information booths  & much more!

5:00 – 10:00 pm HARVEST DINNER & CELEBRATION ($30/ticket)

Lovers of local food and farmers gather to celebrate a successful growing season at our annual fall harvest party at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center Ballroom. Kick back and enjoy local beer, wine & tea, piping hot bowls of soup, plenty of appetizers and delectable desserts all created by our hometown restauranteurs and food artisans with a focus on healthful local ingredients.Apple-Press

Local potters craft one of a kind souvenir soup bowls for each guest.  The speaker this year will be from a local beekeeping family and will discuss the art of beekeeping and observations about the plight and future of the honey bee.

Music & Dancing follows.

artwork by Brynn Ronning Buena Vista, CO

artwork by Brynn Ronning
Buena Vista, CO

Silent Auction:

We are delighted to announce this year’s featured artist: Brynn Ronning. Brynn’s artwork will be on display and awaiting your bids starting at 5:00pm in the Steamplant Event Center Ballroom.

Tickets: $30

The Harvest Dinner is guaranteed to sell out so get your tickets early!

Tickets are available at the CCFA booth at the Salida, Canon City and Buena Vista Farmers Markets. 

CCFA members ($25 level or above) receive a 33% discount making tickets a mere $20.

 

 

 

Contact Us:

Pony Anstine (719-539-7452 or onepony@gmail.com)

  • Register to be a vendor for the daytime market
  • Provide soup, appetizers, dessert or decorations for the evening celebration
  • General questions about Shedfest

Liz Morgan (719-966-9837 or Liz@BackyardAgrarian.com)

  • Apply to be a ShedFest Volunteer
  • Donate goods or services to the silent auction