Old Stone Mill, Delta, Ontario

Delta Harvest Festival 2016

The Second Annual Delta Harvest Festival was held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The following are some photos from the portions of the event organized by The Delta Mill Society. Special thanks to Katherine Killins and Cathy Livingston for the mammoth job of getting this all organized. It was a great day - enjoyed by all who attended (the photos speak for themselves).

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The Old Stone Mill ready for visitors with Moel out front demonstrating rope making


The Old Stone Mill National Historic Site


Winner of the best decorated house, Sharon Olivo, amid her colourful Fall flowers and decor. She was pleased to receive a gift certificate for the Green Gecko gift shop in Lyndhurst.


Nancy Penstone's family of scarecrows, as seen guarding the Old Apron Factory, earned her a gift bag of goodies donated by the Delta Mill Society.


Former Treasurer Ruth still likes collecting money (the modest amount charged for a hearty breakfast in the Old Town Hall)


Enjoying a harvest breakfast in the Old Town Hall


Volunteer breakfast servers


Looking at the prize winning loaves of bread


Bread Contest Judge Louise Mantha with the prize winning loaves.


Stephanie Dobson with her prize winning loaf.


Don Rochacewick with his prize winning loaf


Volunteer Maggie at the Friends of the Mill table in the Old Stone Mill


Harvest produce


Fresh baking


Harvest produce


Harvest produce


Vendors with fall goodies in the turbine shed of the Old Stone Mill


More goodies  with Abby Okum and Lydia Okum.


We had stuff going on upstairs too


Doug Bond with his new book "Perspectives on a Wedge of Cheddar"


Doug Bond with guests at his cheese display


Volunteer Anna serving slices of fresh apple pie


At the heritage kitchen table


Of an age gone by


Wood Fired Pizza vendor


Farmer and Miller Chris Wooden about to grind some of his organically grown Red Fife wheat


Red Fife wheat ready to be ground


Milling demonstration with the mill's 200 year old millstones


Miller Chris Wooding explains the process to visitors


Miller Chris Wooding explains the process to visitors


Blacksmith Amanda Van Bruggen works the forge


Blacksmithing demonstration


Blacksmithing demonstration


Volunteers Mariska and Katherine in the mill gift shop


Musical group, Run of the Mill, in the Old Town Hall


Musical group, Run of the Mill, in the Old Town Hall


Spinning wool into yarn


President Dann bags the flour


President Dann bags the flour


President Dann bags the flour with Miller Chris in background


The waterwheel and the millstones


Working the Corn Sheller outside of the Drive Shed


Hastings Steele was the last owner of the Old Stone Mill


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