OSWEGO, NY – Celebrate Oswego County agriculture and all the local food it provides us on October 2 at the sixth annual Oswego County Harvest Dinner.
The dinner has fast become a can’t-miss event that showcases the quality and diversity of agriculture in Oswego County by featuring locally grown and sourced food. The event is hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, with the support of local farmers and agriculture businesses, at The American Foundry in Oswego.
The Oswego County Harvest Dinner will start with a social hour, including a sampling of Oswego County beverages.
Guests will be served a six-course meal showcasing delicious Oswego County food prepared by the chefs of The American Foundry.
Following dinner a guest speaker will entertain the crowd. There will also be raffle baskets featuring Oswego County’s finest agricultural products and more.
The Oswego County Harvest Dinner will take place at The American Foundry, 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 by contacting Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County at 315-963-7286 or e-mailing [email protected]
No tickets will be sold at the door, so call now to get your seats. The event is expected to sell out.
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 $47.6 million in annual revenue from 657 farms.
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