Farm photography for kids at the Washington County Fair


EASTON, N.Y. >> Join the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) for our Farm Photography for Kids program on Thursday, August 25 th from 10 am to 12 pm at the ASA Booth in the County Bounty Building at the Washington County Fair.

The Washington County Fair brings together the best of Washington County's agriculture all in one place. Kids will get to photograph farm equipment, livestock including cows, sheep, goats, horses and poultry, farm products and the bounty of our county. The Washington County Fair is New York's #1 Agricultural County Fair.

This special session, led by Photographer Clifford Oliver will teach the fundamentals of photographic composition and lighting, and begin to investigate photographic techniques while experiencing all of the excitement of the fair.

Registration is $10 per child and is available at or by contacting theASA office at 692-7285. Parents are welcome to attend for free. Don't forget to bring your camera.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.

Thank you to the following businesses for also making this program possible. Salem Farm Supply, McCarthy Charities, Stewart's Shops, TCT Federal Credit Union, Cambridge Village Market, Currin Compliance Services, Inc., Nolan CPA Services and Price Chopper's Golub Foundation.

The Agricultural Stewardship Association was founded in 1990 by farmers to protect agricultural land and ensure a future for farming in our region. To date, ASA has helped protect 17,000 acres on 109 properties in Washington and Rensselaer counties. For more information about ASA's work, visit


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