Oneonta – Barbara I. Brandow, 89, passed away June 19, 2022 at her home.
She was born August 5, 1932 in Maplecrest, the daughter of David Bell and Lucy (Crandell) Irish.
Barbara graduated from Windham Ashland Jewett Central School, Valedictorian of the Class of 1950.
She married Alton “Dutch” Brandow on September 19, 1952.
Barbara was the co-owner and operator of a dairy farm in Fergusonville from 1960 to 1986. She and her husband were the founding owners for Feed & Seed in Oneonta from 1991 to 2005, at that time transitioning to their grandson, Scott Brandow, the current owner of Brandow’s Feed & Seed.
FOOD FESTIVAL – 3-6 p.m. The 19th Annual Epicurean Food and Wine Tasting features samplings from 30 different restaurants, as well as a silent auction, all to benefit Catskill Area Hospice. $90, reservations required. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Info, reservations, (607) 432-6773.
RECEPTION – 10 a.m. The 2019 Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump recipients will receive their checks during a church service. Public welcome. Portlandville United Methodist Church, 2878 NY-28, Portlandville. Info, (607) 286-7101.
LIBRARY TALK – 3 p.m. Dr. P. Jay Fleisher presents “Cooperstown Scenery-in Geologic Time.” Free, Sponsored by the Friends of the Village Library of Cooperstown. Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sugaring Off Sundays include pancake breakfast with fresh maple syrup, demonstrations and tours of the Farmers Museum. The Farmers Museum, 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org.
PONY PALOOZA – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Horse rescue opens doors for family friendly celebration. Includes pony hugs, tours, games, local vendors, rides, food, face painting, more. Rosemary Farm, 1646 Roses Brook Road, South Kortright. 607-538-1200 or visit www.facebook.com/RosemaryFarm/
HOPS FOR HISTORY – 2 – 8 p.m. Downtown venues offer food pairings with local beers. Tickets, $30 day-of. Available only at Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
GARDEN CLUB – 1 p.m. Oneonta Federated Garden Club meets for presentation “Creating Exquisite Shade Gardens” by Tony Antes, Federated Garden Club of New York District 6 director. Includes refreshments. Public welcome. Info, e-mail Angie Eichler, program chair, Angie.Eichler@oneonta.edu
HORSE OWNERS’ WORKSHOP – 6:15 p.m. Speakers Jasmin, Blue Seal Feed rep, and Nicolas DeDominicis, equine dental technician, present topics in horse feed as we leave the winter months and begin preparing for show season. Brandow’s Feed & Seed, 4119 St Hwy 7, 99 Delaware St., Oneonta. Info, www.brandowsfeedandpet.com/events.html
We still have 6 families in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program in need of a benefactor this holiday season. CLICK HERE to learn how you can help them.
WILD BIRD SEMINAR – 2-3:30 p.m. Learn what to feed the wild birds who stay with us in the winter. Brandow’s Feed and Seed, 4119 NY-7, Oneonta. Info, www.brandowsfeedandpet.com
JAZZ MUSIC – 7 p.m. Doreen Comerford & SMRT Jazz group perform a variety of hit, lesser known, and a few R&B songs. B-Side Ballroom, 1 Clinton Plaza Drive Oneonta. Info, bsideballroom.com/agenda-calendar/
FARMERS GRANTS WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-Noon Learn how you can find and apply for the right grants, cost share programs, and low interest loan programs for your farm with Elizabeth Higgins, ag business management extension specialist. Registration required. Cooperative Extension Center-Schoharie, 173 South Grand Street, Suite 1, Cobleskill. Info, cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2016/12/14/farmer-grants-workshop