Booth Demonstrations

Many festival exhibitors offer ongoing tastes and samples of their wonderful products at their booths. A few provide more elaborate demonstrations and scheduled workshops. Agriculture, Artist, and Local Livelihood demonstrations at booths are ongoing all weekend at the exhibitor’s discretion unless otherwise indicated as scheduled.  The location of booths with demos can be found on the easels with white boards throughout the festival site.

See the Saturday and Sunday Schedules for times and locations of the following scheduled workshops:

In 2023 these demonstrations will be offered:

 Seeds of Solidarity:  Growing Great Garlic (12 and 2 pm each day)

White Buffalo Herbs: Herbal Tinctures and Oils, Demystified (Sat. 1:30 pm)


Sweet Birch Herbals: Making Garlic/Sage Infused Honey for Health (Saturday 2:30 pm)


Fungially: Growing Winecap Mushrooms in the Backyard (Sunday 1.30)


Foxtrot Farm: Teas for Fall and Winter Health (Sunday 2:30)

Clearview Farm (guest garlic growers): Braiding Garlic (12:30 and 2:30 both days)

Roots, Stones, and Bones — Hilary Graves will share the art of Shaker Hand Broom Crafting using traditional tools (11am and 3pm on Sunday).

Turkey Wing and Hawk Tail Brooms

Dave Russo Art — Will make a simple scribble and turn it into something recognizable using markers (1 and 3 pm both days).  Here’s an example.


On-Going Agricultural & Artist Demos and Education at Exhibitor’s Booths:

Clearview Composting: Compost Pile Trouble-Shooting


garlic sunshine – allium warden:  Potter – Decorate a fresh clay slab or make an air-dry pumpkin

allium booth demo

Loose Ends Weaving – Deb McGlew: You can participate in weaving on one of two Cricket table looms

Cricket Loom


Magic Tree Henna — Watch as the henna is applied

Melizza Chernov — How to use a pencil and watercolors to create a botanical image

Wee Things Fiber Arts: Embroidery, Needle Felting and Hand-Sewing

Wild Edge Floral: How to tie a simple dried flower wreath