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N1959 Kroncke Road
Poynette, WI 53955

Take Hwy 51 North from Madison, go straight onto Hwy 22, turn east (right) onto Hwy 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side.

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Savor & Sample – 2010 – at Lapacek’s Orchard!

Yes, the news in the paper’s and the word on the street is true.  Lapacek’s Orchard is the host of this year’s Columbia Counties Savor & Sample Fest.  What is the Savor and Sample Fest?  Well… we’re hoping to help you rediscover the benefits of buying and eating locally grown food.

Features of the fest:

  • Meander around the orchard
    • Grab a map and if you’re in the mood I have scavenger hunts – both photo and scouting ones
  • Taste my Uncle Chuck’s Booyah Stew made from almost all locally grown products (almost…)
    • Chicken from Lundeen’s Farm
    • Green Beans and Carrots from Dorothy Priske
    • Onions, Corn, Cabbage, Tomato Juice, Potato’s and Beef from Lapacek’s
    • Celery & Peas from our local Piggly Wiggly
    • My uncle and cousin came yesterday to start the stew
    • And, it’s not 7:00 yet and they’re already here getting the stew going.
  • Cooking Demo’s
    • 1:15 Ardyce Piehl of Taste of Home Magazine, and Becky Gutzman, UWEX; Ardyce and Becky are making Apple Pie Burritos and Apple-Squash Bake
    • 1:45 Drew Nussbaum, Columbia Co Tourism and Visitor’s Bureau; Andrew is making Raspberry-Apple Salsa
    • 2:15 Earl Kruger, chef and Sun Prairie Farmer’s Market Manager, Earl is making fruit leather
    • 2:45 Patricia Fischbeck of The Speckled Hen Inn; Patricia is making Apple Fritters
    • 3:15 Julia Hornacher of Julie’s Java House; Julie is demonstrating how to make grilled apple & cheese sandwiches
  • Old Fashion Apple Press Demo and a Hard Cider Expert
    • 1:30 & 3:00

A miniature farmer’s market will also be found at the market including -

Lundeen Farms, Columbus – pork, chicken and vegetables – AND they’re bringing a little pig for you to meet too!

Jeff Kelly – vegetables

A Piece of Cake – Portage – a bakery

Tietz Produce – Beaver Dam – popcorn

Circle J Southdowns – Rio – lamb

Sassy Cow – Milk, Ice Cream and String Cheese

I’d better not forget to talk about the fantastic Kid’s Activities that are planned for the day

  • Gourd Painting (dress your kids in ‘play’ clothes please)
  • Butternut Squash Bowling
  • Apples on a String
  • Water Balloon Tosses
  • Bubbles

1 comments:

Deb said...

Kim,
We attended the Savor and Sample Festival. Great job! We'll be back!

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