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Blossoming Bites: edible flower education

WALTON - Delaware County fairgoers viewed an explosion of color, not from typical floral arrangements but from an array of edible flowers and herbs, artistically showcased in the Cornell Cooperative … more

2023 Delaware County Fair Open Horse Show Champs Named

WALTON - Open horse show competition at the 136th annual Delaware County Fair got underway Sunday, Aug. 13 with open hunt seat, saddle seat, western, driving and miniature horse classes, with day-end … more

Tom Newman honored with memorial horse pull

WALTON -Tom Newman, of Walton and Hancock, had a big heart - and big horses - and his contributions to the horse world will be recognized at the 2023 Delaware County Fair with the inaugural Tom … more

Fleece and fiber: the quest for quality wool

WALTON - Sheep are among the most versatile livestock animals, offering a multitude of resources - from meat and milk to wool. For centuries, sheep have been the epicenter of many rural economies, … more

Destined by a Dairy Cow

At the 1957 New York State Fair, a chance encounter between two Holstein enthusiasts sparked a bond that has traversed decades. Don Smith and Janice Perkins were two strangers at that fair but 12 … more

Echoes of ‘44:

Ralph and Alice Taylor of Walton are experienced - now retired, dairy farmers. They grew up on neighboring family farms - he with Holstein cows and she with a Jersey herd. Ralph starting showing … more

New Miss Delaware County to be crowned

WALTON - Chloe Davis, 19, of South Kortright, will perform her final duty as 2022 Miss Delaware County, by crowning her successor in a pageant which will be held Friday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. Davis … more

Touchless restroom upgrades debut at 2023 fair

WALTON - Thanks in part to a grant from Delaware County through its allocation of American Rescue funds, restrooms at the Delaware County Fairgrounds have been upgraded with touchless features … more

Making connections:

Delaware County Economic Development Agriculture Specialist Lindsay Whitbeck is the department’s liaison between farmers and agencies. Whitbeck is an experienced farmer and butcher. She also … more

New for the 2023 Delaware County Fair

WALTON - 2023 fairgoers can expect upgrades around the fairgrounds including an upgrade to the smaller practice ring, adjacent to the sand-filled show ring, said Delaware County Fair Board President … more

Explore Callicoon!

Stroll the streets of Callicoon, a small town steeped in history and abundant sightseeing opportunities. The town, located on the banks of the Delaware River, was settled by the Dutch in the 1600s. … more

Hooked on tradition

A section of the Wulff Gallery is dedicated to the history of fly tying. Ali Abate, executive director of the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, at the gift shop. Todd Spire, program … more
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