2014’s Home Economics Education Fair exhibitors were: Enviro Energy, LLC exhibit on Biochar, A Quilt of Many Colors “Quilts for a Cause,” William B. Ogden Free Library’s “Walton Little Libraries,” Rehabilitation Support Services “Warm Line,” Handsome Brook Farm exhibit on “Pasture Raised Eggs” and Dirty Girl Farm’s exhibit on “Life at Dirty Girl Farm.”
FIRST PLACE A Quilt of Many Colors dynamic and colorful Quilting For A Cure exhibit encouraged fairgoers to make quilts for children such as Project Linus, for soldiers with Quilts of Valor, and a gift of a quilt from the heart such as the One Million Pillowcase challenge.
SECOND PLACE Enviro Energy LLC Biochar from Weeds to Food exhibit clearly showed how biochar can enrich the soil to produce thriving crops and vegetables from the garden.
THIRD PLACE Dirty Girl Farm exhibit featured this Delaware County farm business that markets goat milk as delicious, nutritious, environmentally friendly and a locally produced.
FOURTH PLACE Handsome Brook Farm exhibit informed fair-goers about pasture raised chickens having a diet of grass, insects and supplemental feed which helped them produce highly nutritious eggs.
FIFTH PLACE Walton Little Libraries exhibit showcased the LittleLibrary.org program of take a look and leave a book.
SIXTH PLACE RSS Warm Line Program exhibit was about a confidential peer self-help number to call (1-844-865-3156) Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 5:00-8:00 pm. The Warm Line is a non-crisis toll free line specifically for people who are coping with mental illness.