A Busy Summer of Events at Stokoe Farms

Wow! Where has the Summer gone….and only 6 weeks until the opening day of out 10th year of the Pumpkin Patch and Harvest Fest. We have been busy this past month hosting a variety of events on the farm.
The Summer started off with a graduation celebrate – congratulations to the Wheatland-Chili Class of 2010!

Wilbert's Christmas Tree Farm family of Webster NY with Larry Stokoe

The next weekend brought in Christmas tree farmers from across New York and neighboring states. Some came as far as Las Vegas. Over 200 people attended this two-day meeting of the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York where we shared ideas and learned the newest practices on growing the highest quality Christmas trees.

We then moved on to welcoming Stokoe family members from New York, California, Michigan, Florida, North Carolina and Connecticut. A Stokoe reunion has not been held since 1923 so there was a lot to catch up on! We renewed old connections, made new ones and we all celebrated the 200th year of Thomas Stokoe’s  journey to the United States from England.

Stokoe Reunion July 25, 2010

Reunion 1923

Stokoe Reunion July 14, 1923

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One response to “A Busy Summer of Events at Stokoe Farms

  1. To all of the Stokoes- Thank you for a wonderful family reunion. It was the highlight of our summer. I know that you all did a tremendous amount of work and it showed! I am so proud of my heritage, family. and name. Hope to see you all soon. Hope you will watch some football this fall. Love, Roger

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