Rusty Plough Farm

Another Exciting Slow Food Hudson Valley Event!

Tour and Potluck at the Rusty Plough Farm

Date: Saturday, August 26
Time: 3pm - 6pm or so
Location: Rusty Plough Farm, 331 Dowe Rd. Ellenville 12428
Potluck: Bring a dish, drink and your own dinnerware.

On this small family farm, Oleh & Nadia Maczaj grow NOFA-NY Certified Organic, LLC vegetables, flowers & berries. They also offer (non-certified) eggs from their hens & ducks, seasonal pork, occasional honeybee products and a few hand-crafted items.

To learn more about this very unique farm please click here.

Tour info: We’ll see the farm first (please be comfortable in farm clothes) and then we will gather for a potluck dinner, good conversation and plenty of sharing!

Children welcome!

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Rusty Plough Farm

consists of 40 acres, including: crop fields; wild blueberry stands; woodlots; a pond; a maze of old stone walls; an old rusty plough; wild turkeys, deer, hawks, squirrels; the occasional bear; multitudes of frogs and newts; Sneakers the barncat; and the house, barn, and greenhouses.

The land has been in the Maczaj since 1986.

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In keeping with Slow Food's idea of linking the pleasure of food with a committment to community and the environment, we would like for you to join us on this tour of Rusty PloughFarm and enjoy a potluck dinner in the beautiful countryside!

Please RSVP to: Francesca.noble@earthlink.com


Directions to Rusty Plough Farm, 331 Dowe Rd., Ellenville 12428

In the village of Ellenville at the traffic light for the intersection of Route 209 and Canal St., turn west onto Canal St. (Stewart's Shop). Go up about three blocks (Wilson's Grocery Store on your right), and turn right onto Ulster Heights Road (also known as Cape Avenue). Follow Ulster Heights Road up the mountain, approximately four miles. After Irish Cape Road, watch for Dowe Road on your right, at the bottom of a hill. Follow Dowe Road approximately 1.5 miles, to the house.