Hotel Mockingbird Hill's Country Fair

Tamarind Hill Farm's goat cheese with crackers
I'm so glad I made the effort, faced the sweltering heat and went to Hotel Mockingbird Hill's Country Fair two Saturdays ago. There was an impressive display of creative pieces primarily from Portland and St. Mary and just as many wonderfully talented people.

I couldn't get enough of Tamarind Hill Farm's Goat Cheese with Garlic & Herbs and Vera's pastries have always gotten the better of me. That aside though, it was great to see the exquisite hand made paper from my very own Fairy Hill community and equally inspiring to meet Norma Nugent who is intent on preserving Jamaica's Hardanga craft. 

My only regret is that I couldn't buy all the pieces I fell in love with. I could only look ever so longingly at the beautiful pieces from the Clonmel Potters and jewellery designer Domaris Mayne. But since this is the 1st of what is to be an annual event, I'm sure I'll have no such regrets come next year.  

(l-r) Displays from The Clonmel Potters, Beyond Jewellery and River Edge.

(l-r) Gloria Dorman of Nature's Hand Made Paper, Nicky Richardson with Nyam Jamaica , Belva & Donald Johnson of Clonmel Potters. 

Joanna Slimforte of Tamarind Hill Farm chats pastries with Vera Venster.

Hardanga Thread Craft from Jamaica Hardanga Heritage Trust 

Nature's Hand Made Paper

Jewellery Designer Domaris Mayne in conversation with a customer 

Soaps from Blue Mountain Aromatics.


Anonymous said...

Good stuff, as usual Renae.


Prêt-à-Portie said...

As always, many thanks to u.

Harvest Girl~ said...

i love it.. wish i was there to enjoy~

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