October 14, 2017
Over the past six seasons Dani Baker, co-owner of Cross Island Farms, has developed just under an acre of her certified organic farm as a multi-functional edible forest garden encompassing numerous permaculture principles and practices. Join her as she describes the process of planning and planting over 300 cultivars of edible fruits, nuts, berries, and other edibles, both native and uncommon.
Cross Island Farms is located on Wellesley Island in Jefferson County, NY. It is easily accessed from the North via Routes 37 and 12, and from the South via I-81. Take I-81 across the first span of the 1000 Island Bridge and take exit 51. Turn right at the end of the ramp. Turn right at the stop sign. Turn right onto Cross Island Road. The garden is 7/8 mile down this road on the left. Park on the roadside. Plan to arrive at 12:45 to register at the garden gate. For more information, please call Cross Island Farms at 315-482-3663 or Adirondack Harvest at 518-962-4810 x (409).
1-4 p.m. ...
Admission: $20 per person