Trains on Main Grand Opening Dec. 7th

Trains on Main is pulling into Livingston Manor for its sixth year! Bring the kids and enjoy this spectacular holiday treat!  To kick off our favorite local tradition, we’re hosting a special Grand Opening party from 2-4pm on Saturday, December 7. You can see the miniature trains up close, talk to the model builders, listen to live music by the MountainTones, and even get your photo taken with Santa!

The 9th Annual Livingston Manor Boxcar of Goodies will be on display at the CAS Arts Center. The more you shop, the better your chances of winning one of three Grand Prizes.
Drawing Dec. 23rd.

Trains on Main will be on display at the CAS Arts Center, Morgan Outdoors, and other businesses around Livingston Manor through December 31.lmchamber_GD_winter_2013

Foraging & Feasting

Foraging&FeastingAdditional details about Dina and Wendy:

“Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook” features
beautiful, instructive botanical illustrations and delicious, enlightening
recipes. Falconi and Hollender share a long commitment to connecting with
nature through food and art. Their effort weaves together Dina’s 30 years
of passionate investigations into wild-plant identification, foraging and
cooking with Wendy’s deft artistic skills honed over 15 years as a
botanical illustrator. For the past three years they have been writing,
drawing, designing and testing the recipes for this book. Dina and
Wendy launched a highly successful campaign to raise funds to publish it
on Kickstarter in March of 2013.

Dina Falconi is a clinical herbalist with over 20 years teaching
experience in the use of herbs for food, medicine, and pleasure. She is a
founding member of the Northeast Herbal Association, a chapter leader of
the Weston A. Price Foundation, and on the board of Slow Food-Hudson
Valley. An avid gardener and wildcrafter, Dina also completed the
Permaculture Design Certificate Course.

Wendy Hollender is a botanical artist, author, and instructor. Hollender’s
illustrations have been published in The New York Times, “O,” The Oprah
Magazine, Real Simple and The Observer (UK). Her work was included in the
13th International Exhibition at Hunt Institute for Botanical
Documentation, and in exhibitions at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, and
the Smithsonian National Museum for Natural History.
         
Reservations for this free event are required, as seating is limited.
Call Morgan Outdoors 845/439 5507,
46 Main Street, Livingston Manor, NY.
www.morgan-outdoors.com
Hours: 10 – 6, Mon, Thur, Fri, Sat. and 10-4 Sunday.