Crystal Springs Resort’s First Harvest Festival

Held on Crystal Springs’ own organic farm in partnership with the Sparta Famer’s Market, the Harvest Festival will welcome more than 35 local farmers and producers with everything from fruit and vegetables to handicrafts to artisanal cheese and meats. Shoppers can pick up fresh produce from Rogowski Farm in Pine Island, NY, mangalitsa pork from Mosefund Farm, poultry from Churatabis Farm, artisan cheese from Calkins Creamery, Crystal Spring’s own wild thyme honey produced by bees living on the farm and much more. Local wineryVentimiglia Vineyards will be on hand pouring tastes of their wines.

Chef Timothy Fischer Heirloom Tomatoes CSR FarmChefs from Crystal Springs will fire up the grill and serve a variety of Fossil Farm sausages (smoked duck, venison, chicken apple) and burgers, including Mangalitsa pig, lamb and grass-fed beef, Rifle Ranch lamb on a spit, smoked turkey legs, bbq pulled pork sandwiches, grilled “pick your own corn,” and more. For the full Menu:

Fun fall activities for the entire family ages will include pumpkin picking and painting, pony rides, hay rides and a petting zoo. Live bands will play throughout the day. Admission is free.

Harvest Festival • October 13, 2013 • 11am-4pm

135 Route 94 in Vernon, NJ.