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Fourth Annual Oswego County Harvest Dinner Set For October 18

Onions, apples, meats and more, all are grown right here in Oswego County! To celebrate the rich bounty of local food Oswego County produces Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is holding the Fourth Annual Oswego County Harvest Dinner.

The popular event will this year take place on October 18, at The American Foundry in Oswego.

The dinner will showcase the quality and diversity of agriculture in Oswego County by featuring locally grown and sourced food from local farmers and agriculture businesses. Attendees will dine on a menu utilizing locally grown food and prepared by some of the area’s best chefs.

The Oswego County Harvest Dinner will take place on October 18 starting at 6:15 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $35 for one or $65 for two and must be purchased ahead of time.

Prepaid Reservations can be made sending payment to CCE of Oswego County, Harvest Dinner, 3288 Main St., Mexico, NY 13114.

No tickets will be sold at the door.

The event is expected to sell out as it has in the past, so make your reservations now!

The evening will start with a social hour, including a sampling of Oswego County beverages. Guests will be served a six-course meal showcasing the delicious and diverse agricultural products produces in Oswego County, followed by the guest speaker. There will also be raffle baskets featuring Oswego County’s finest agricultural products and more. For more information on the Oswego County Harvest Dinner please call 315-963-7286 or e-mail [email protected]

The guest speaker is Chris Fesko, an award winning educator, farmer, videographer and producer, who is the creator of the On The Farm video series. These videos are delighting children and adults of all ages both in the United States and internationally.

Winner of four Telly Awards, three Parent’s Choice awards and many more distinguished awards, Chris’ enterprises have earned a place on the front line of education and entertainment of all ages. As a keynote speaker Chris brings many of her life experiences, boundless enthusiasm and sense of humor to her audiences.

Oswego County is a rural county, with a prosperous agricultural community.  The diversity of land allows for the growth of a variety of agricultural products including onions, apples, meat, cheese, wine, maple syrup, honey, berries, plums, peaches, and a wide variety of vegetables.

Within the county there are at least seven local farmers markets, with one open almost every day of the week.

The agricultural community in this county generates $39.4 million in annual revenue from 639 farms and supplies more than 5,000 jobs.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County provides equal program and employment opportunities. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for the community through education that is valuable to the lives of Oswego County residents.

For more information please call 315-963-7286 or go online to www.thatscooperativeextension.org