Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, November 16, 1974, Image 24

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—Uncaatar Farming. Saturday. Nov. 16. 1974
Farm Women Enjoy Holiday Meeting
For over 500 women In
Lancaster County. Thursday
afternoon proved to be an
Interesting holiday, as the
annual Homemaker’s
Christmas Program got
underway at the Farm and
Home Center.
The program, which is
sponsored annually by the
Cooperative Extension
service, features craft
displays and speakers along
with bazaar tables and
eating stands lined with
home baked pies, candies,
cookies and sandwiches.
Most of the eating stands
are sponsored by the many
Farm Women Societies in
Lancaster County.
Featured speaker for the
morning program was Mrs.
Betty Groff, a well-known
personality of the area who
along with her husband Abe,
own and operate Groffs
Restaurant in the Mt. Joy
Mrs. Groff speaking before
a full audience, explained
that there is an increasing
interest in “old fashioned
food." And that many people
take for granted the recipes
that have been in the family
for years.
“People can get excited
over the basic foods, too,”
she explained.
“We in Lancaster County
have a good heritage of food
and should use it.”
Mrs. Groff delighted the
audience by making her
favorite holiday recipes that
included stuffed pheasant
and pumpkin chiffon pie.
The goodies that she had
prepared during her talk
were given as door prizes to
members of the audience.
Mrs. Jesse Myers, York,
took the floor in the af
ternoon and gave a
demonstration on how to
make inexpensive
Members of Farm Women Society 7
of the Paradise-Kinzer area of
Lancaster County had one of the
most outstanding food booths at the
Mrs. Betty Groff, noted personality of the area and
owner of Groff's Restaurant near Mt. Joy, shared her
favorite holiday recipes that included stuffed
pheasant and pumpkin chiffon pie with a crowd of
nearly 500.
Homemaker’s Holiday Program.
Helping to serve the food were (from
left) Esther Arment, Anna Eby, Alice
Weaver and Martha Landis.
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decorations and crafts for
the holidays ahead.
Many of the Farm Women
Societies had displays of
holiday craft items that
ranged from evergreen door
designs to wreaths made of
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Society 3 had one of the largest craft displays at the
Holiday program. They featured Christmas
decorations including Christmas trees and candle
holders made from overturned goblets.
com husks and polished their displays showed much
nuts. creativity and ability along
Those that chose to have with many hours of hard
food stands instead showed work,
their talents at cooking and
baking by selling such
delicacies as chocolate-chip
cream cheese cupcakes and
blueberry-cinnamon cake
along with wedges of
pumpkin pie and glasses of
spicy cider.
Much credit can be given
to all the Farm Women as
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Farm Women Society 18 had many novel and in
teresting crafts displayed at the Holiday Program.
One of the most popular displays was the goose
characters created from polished squash.
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