About RGanick

Roger Ganick and his little brood of locavores are avid gardeners and aquaculturists. He covers all things food and suburban farming for VisitSleepyHollow.com.

Philipsburg Manor Sheep to Shawl

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Move over, headless horseman, the sheep are coming! Celebrate spring at Philipsburg Manor’s annual Sheep to Shawl festival! From fiber to fashion, this classic spring festival celebrates all things wooly sheep! Visitors are invited to explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques. Hands-on activities include dyeing wool and […]

Stone Barns Sheep Shearing Festival

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Celebrate Spring at Stone Barns Center’s Annual Sheep Shearing Festival! Watch and ask questions as farmers shear the Stone Barns flock of Finn-Dorset sheep. Enjoy family-friendly wool and weaving activities all day long: visit sheep and wool education stations, watch spinners at work, learn to comb and card wool, and experiment at mini-loom and felting […]

Roar into the 20′s Speakeasy Soiree

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This year’s annual benefit dinner for our local historical society flashes back to the 1920s. Swing by your neighborhood joint for a flapper-style fling. Provide the pass-word and travel back in time for an evening of forbidden drinks and delicious prohibition inspired cuisine. RSVP no later than April 19. 75 dollars includes a complete dinner by […]

CORNucopia

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CORNucopia, a brand new festival taking place at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, features a bounty of corn-centric delicacies and interactive, corn-related activities. Labor Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, August 31-September 2, from 10-5 each day. Ideal for all ages, this celebration of all things corn features hands-on activities, craft and cooking demonstrations, lots of […]

Sleepy Hollow Oktoberfest

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The Village of Sleepy Hollow’s annual Oktoberfest takes place this year at the Kathryn Davis Bathhouse in the riverfront Kingsland Point Park. Feast on authentic German food and beverages, dance to live Bavarian music. Soak up stunning views of the Hudson River and the Sleepy Hollow lighthouse from the park. When: Saturday, September 28, 1 […]

Harvest Fest at Stone Barns

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Stone Barns 10th Annual Harvest Fest is on October 5, 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm. Stone Barns packs more into a day than other festivals do in a full weekend. Festivities include live music, a Farmers Market with delicious food from local purveyors, hayrides around the property, workshops on food and farming, and more! See […]

Sheep Shearing

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Move over, headless horseman, the sheep are coming! Sleepy Hollow is home to not one, but two, annual sheep shearing events: Sheep Shearing Festival at Stone Barns and Sheep to Shawl at Philipsburg Manor. Sheep to Shawl. Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, 914-631-8200 weekdays, 914-631-3992 weekends. April 20-21, 2013. 10 am to […]

Oktoberfest

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Village of Sleepy Hollow Oktoberfest at the Kathryn Davis Bathhouse in Kingsland Point Park. Local eateries Bridgeview Tavern and Finalmente will sell German food and beverages, including a variety of beers, the traditional drink of Oktoberfest celebrations. Cider and hot chocolate will be on sale for the under-21 crowd. Souvenir items will also be on […]

Sheep Shearing

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Move over, headless horseman, the sheep are coming! Sleepy Hollow is home to not one, but two, annual sheep shearing events: Sheep Shearing Festival at Stone Barns and Sheep to Shawl at Philipsburg Manor. Sheep to Shawl. Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, 914-631-8200 weekdays, 914-631-3992 weekends. April 14-15 and 21-22, 2012. […]

Wintertide series on food and farming

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Join Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture every Sunday in March for conversations and lectures that highlight the culture in agriculture. Heritage and Territory: Cultivating a Regional American Terroir Join Dr. Kathryn DeMaster in a conversation that considers the role of place-based food production in countering the damaging effects of industrial agriculture. DeMaster’s talk […]