2020 Home & Garden Festival

Saturday FEbRurary 22

Home & Garden “Breakfast Basics”– Seminar Room

Sponsored by Leanne and Jay Cottrell in memory of Alta Bush

8:30 to 9:30 - Breakfast Basics

You are invited to a cooking demonstration that celebrates the farm to table way of life.
Chef Kyle, of Progress & Provisions, will show you how to prepare a fresh, delicious and healthy breakfast. Farmers Market will provide the fresh ingredients for the breakfast.

9:30 - Flip the Switch

The Sun Club Foundation will “Flip the Switch” for the Arts Council to celebratereceiving new LED lightbulbs for the Kemp Center for the Arts

Busting Gardening Myths”– Seminar Room

Benjamin Vogt will be speaking on “Busting Gardening Myths”.

10:00 - Busting Gardening Myths

Ben is from Nebraska and has extensively studied how to garden with native plants. Benjamin Vogt has stated that “we create native plant gardens that artistically evoke natural prairies and woodlands. Through sustainable design our landscapes eventually require less management, all while supporting wildlife and cultivating beauty in every season.” Read his bio online at www.monarchgard.com.
Come and enjoy visiting with all of the many people that are working to make this community a better place to live.


Youth Recycled Art Contest”– Seminar Room

Sponsored By: Texoma Community Credit Union
Texoma Community Credit Union and TexomaWithKids.com are proud to host and sponsor the 2nd Youth Recycled Art Contest at the Home & Garden Show. On display in the auditorium throughout the show, will be an exhibit of art made by K-12th graders. All art is made of creatively recycled or reused materials, and includes paintings, collages, sculptures, and more.
There will be one winner for each of the two age groups, announced on Sunday. Each winner will receive a $250 savings account at TCCU, and their school will also receive a $250 donation from TCCU to be used for their arts program. For more information, visit TexomaWithKids.com.

North Wing

Wichita Falls Farmers Market”– Room 5

Sponsored by: Wichita Falls Farmers Market & Vernon College
This room is filled to the brim with farm fresh products, home-made goods, and ways to create your own farm to table experience. The Farmers Market is an effort to connect local producers with the public on how to eat fresh local products! There will be rabbits to pet that give us angora sweaters and tiny goats whose milk makes wonderful soaps and lotions. Stroll in to visit with local experts on what is the best thing to plant for this area and what can be grown each season, for your own farm to table experience.

These demonstrations Include:

  • Farm Fresh Products
  • How to Create Your Own Farm to Table Experience
  • Hand-Made Products
  • Gardening Information from Local Experts
  • Live Animals

Posada Pots and Ironworks”– Room 6 & 7

Posada Pots will bring colors galore to your home, your garden, or anywhere you want to brighten. They have pottery, metal art, and rustic sculptures. They also have western theme items, and quaint figurines. Be the trendsetter in your neighborhood and bring pizzazz to your home or garden. Posada Pots has a large selection that will satisfy all of your creative ideas. They would love for you to stop by and visit with them about making your own garden and home beautiful.

Healthy Family Living”– Room 8, 9 & 10

Sponsored by: Atmos Energy, Plains All American Pipeline,and Red River Damage Prevention Chapter
Come to these rooms to learn from the experts of what is the path to our plates, family living, and how to eat healthy fresh foods. The presenters will be from Texas AgriLife, FarmBureau, Natural Grocers, Gilbert Creek Farms, and students of Midwestern State University.

These demonstrations Include:

  • Cooking Demonstrations Hourly
  • Live Animals (Rabbits – Pet a Rabbit and Learn More about Rabbits)
  • Egg Hatching – Baby Chicks
  • Path to Plate Living – Cooking Demos
  • Planting Zone – How to plant seeds properly
  • Gardening in the region.