Baby chick day
Region - posted Apr, 05 2013
REGION - The CCC Feeds and Farm Supplies and CCC Farm Stand, 35 Oakland Street, Manchester are sponsoring Chick Day and Meet the Producer Day on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by CCC Feeds to learn how to raise and care for baby chickens. There will also be four different varieties of chicks, just a few days old, available for purchase. All other necessities for raising your chickens, including feed, supplies and bedding will be available for purchase, as well. While at the store, check out the Farm Stand and meet the farmers and producers who bring you only the freshest Connecticut grown and manufactured products. Have the chance to interact with them and learn about their farming practices, as well as sample some of the many delicious items for sale in the stand, like the homemade fudge from Cupola Hollow Farm. Learn how to spin wool; needle felt; and how to make hand dipped colonial candles. Watch and learn how to make pottery by artist Susan Geer from Birch Mountain Pottery; what it takes to grow products in a greenhouse at Thompson Street Farm; meet farm animals from Aussakita Acres; and so much more. Admission is free; everyone is welcome to attend.