Learn about the deadly Delaware River flood of 1955 that killed nearly 100 people, destroyed bridges and washed away homes and summer camps at the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market on Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.
In HLT’s second Historic Delaware River Series program, Mary A. Shafer, author of Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955, will discuss in words and images the terrifying flood and its tragic aftermath on the 64th anniversary of the event. The program is freel
The Historic Delaware River Series is sponsored by the National Park Service’s Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic Program. The program aims to protect the natural, cultural and historic value of the Delaware River.
The talk will occur during the Farmers’ Market, which is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shoppers will find more than 20 local farmers and vendors offering produce, beef, pork, chicken, honey, artisan breads, cheese, locally roasted coffee and more.
Lisa Perry will lead Yoga at the Farmers’ Market at 8 a.m. in the wagon house. Cost is $15. Michael Knox performs in the music tent from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
You can also purchase raffle tickets at the Farmers’ Market for a chance to win a week-long stay at an oceanfront condo in Maui. Proceeds benefit Hunterdon Land Trust’s efforts to protect the places you love.
Farmers’ Market sponsors are Basil Bandwagon Natural Market, Northfield Bank, Matt’s Red Rooster Grill and McPherson & Newland Insurance.