Chestnut Roast at Oakdale Beach

Join Arthur’s Point Farm Director, Emerson Martin, to learn all about the ecology and use of chestnut trees while enjoying a toasty treat of chestnuts roasted on an open fire at Oakdale Beach. Emerson’s presentation will focus on the importance of chestnuts as a food source for both humans and wildlife, the successful growth of chestnut trees as a crop, and specific growing patterns for this amazing species. Bare root chestnut trees will also be available for sale. Questions and discussion will follow the presentation. 

Date/Time: Saturday, December 4, 2-3pm

(Foul-Weather Date/Time: Saturday, December 11, 2-3pm)

Location: Oakdale Beach in Hudson, NY

Registration: Email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org to register. Space is limited.

This event is free and open to the public as part of “Sow, Grow, Reap, Repeat! Gardening & Foraging for Resilience,” a 2021 initiative of Library of Local. 

Special thanks goes out to the Hudson Department of Youth for sharing their beautiful space.