The grapes are growing in preparation for the fall harvest at Owera Vineyards and the anticipation is building for an evening of celebration at the annual Taste of Cazenovia which will take place under the big tent at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia on Wednesday, September 21st from 6-9 pm. For 40 years, the community has supported and embraced the mission and work of the Cazenovia Children’s House. Cazenovia Children’s House, a not-for-profit charitable organization, proudly provides quality early care and education to the children of Cazenovia and surrounding areas. The Taste of Cazenovia is the largest fundraiser for the Children’s House and all proceeds support programming and tuition assistance for qualifying families with financial need.
This year’s Taste is generously hosted by our Valued Partner, Owera Vineyards and Presented by Willowbank Company, L.LC. Event sponsors: Bryant & Stratton, Dannible & McKee, L.L.P., East Lake Designs - Maggie Borio, Ecologic LLC, Marquardt Switches, Inc., Key Bank, Pelco Component Technologies and GHD; Entertainment Sponsor: The Noisy Boys; Media Sponsors: Eagle Newspapers, Oneida Daily Dispatch, Southern Madison County Living and Table-Hopping Newspapers; Graphic Design Sponsor: bzdesign; Printing Sponsor: Avalon Printing Services.
The rain has arrived, but that is actually good news on a Wednesday in June. It just means the selection at the farmer's markets this weekend will be more robust. So on a rainy day, we've spotlighted some light reading for you about things going on in Madison County. Enjoy!Buy Local Week Kicks off with Fresh Gala (Madison County Courier) This event is quickly becoming one of the best summertime events in all of Madison County. It highlights farms all week long and celebrates the foods available from our neighbors.
Owera Vineyards is bottling their first crush (Owera Vineyards Facebook Page) Everyone at Madison County Tourism is excited that our first vineyard and winery will have product to sell within weeks.
The Central New York Community Foundation Awards Grants
(Oneida Daily Dispatch) The Stone Quarry Hill Art Park receives $15,000 and Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum receives $5,000.
Cazenovia Installs Boulders Along the Lake (Syracuse.com)The battle to keep invasive species out of the lake took another turn as the town limits access at the south shore parking area for boaters and fishermen.Young Composers Take Part in Cazenovia Counterpoint (Syracuse.com) Many people know about Skaneatales's Chamber Music Festival, but Cazenovia Counterpoint is another great summer arts festival.
And now a new daily feature. We will also comb the vast resources of You Tube to bring you images of Madison County too:
You Tube Video of the Day: 2008 Madison Bouckville Outdoor Antique Show