Sep 17, 2017
Just wanted to say thank-you to everyone who made the Pop-Up Golden Apple Fest Market a huge success this weekend, it was a great day full of spectacular music, freshly pressed cider, laughing children & a mini but full Farmers' Market.
First and foremost- the musicians who just created such an awesome vibe for the whole entire day, people couldn't get enough of you guys. Kate & Mike (All them Smyles) joined into Golden Collective, can't wait to hear more from you guys.
Sarah of Miss Kitty's Face Painting/Snafu Flow Crafts, the kids and adults alike enjoyed your fun artisty.
The Pie Lady, Grandma's Creations, Encore. Toujours. Caz, Ebe's Garden, Janie's Crystals & Gems for making our mini Farmers' Market so well rounded, it looked great.
Sarah Osadetz (Glean Golden/WildSafe)who faced with the daunting task of gleaning all those apple trees, got quite a few picked & collected for the juice press' . We hope you were able to get some more people signed-up as volunteers to keep this much needed program going in Golden.
Shannon who is the new manager of the Food bank, she had to really show off her muscles today as she taught adults and children how to crank & squeeze the juice press, lots of hard work but it paid-off.
Sandra Becket who arrived bright, crisp & early, got right in there, and worked wherever we needed her, she ended-up having to to slice quite a few apples for the juicer, so awesome!
Nicole Duvent of Eat Pure Mtn Market/Goonieland/Golden Community composting- Thanks for letting us borrow all the supplies to make hot apple cider.
Next year's Apple Fest should be back bigger and better than ever! Thank-you to everyone who showed-up, had fun & ensured this event will continue promoting the importance of community fruit gleaning, local food initiatives, composting & supporting our local Food Bank.