Thursday, October 7, 2010

Roux-Miroir #2 ...

... Roux-Miroir Cabbage Festival
- vintage farm tractors on display
- farmers market and artisan crafts ...
... children's fair - kiddie train carousel ...
... the perfect duckies for a duck pond game,
fun for toddlers and young kids ...
... admiring a Ferguson farm tractor ...
... vintage tractor parade ...
... artisan crafts ...
... tomatoes: heirloom, rare and collectible ...
... vintage farm tractors on display ...
... having fun on a Kramer KL150 ...
... 'Henry the Gardener' (2010)
the giant of the Cabbage Festival, 
3m25 high and 120 kg,
represents the truculent president of
the Royal Horticultural Society Jodoigne
and owner of a vast cabbage collection ...
source: pixelsbw.com
  
... Giants also animate popular festivals where
they are the main actors at least once a year,
as each giant has its specific feast day ...
source: visitbelgium.com
... histoire de choux / history of the cabbage ...
 by en.wikipedia.org
 ... the cultivated cabbage is derived from
a leafy plant called the wild mustard plant ...
... the Royal Horticultural Society of Jodoigne ...
... a blue Lanz Bulldog D2016 tractor on the rue de Chaumont ...
... just hanging around in rue Chaumont / Chaumont road ...
... Ford 3000 ...
... a bouquet of field flowers - farm style ...
... on a Fordson Super Major ...
... discussing the 'Deutz F1L514' ...
... M.A.N. logo ...
... MAN Ackerdiesel AS 330 A (1952) ...
... this Normag NG 23 K (1951) is every little boy's dream ...
... Fendt Dieselross - Farmer 2 ...
... Fendt Dieselross logo ...
... bar special beers:
* La Courtoise * Forestine * Mysteria * Ambrosia
* Sur-le-Bois * Super Archennes * Witkap Pater
* Waterloo * Gouyasse * Tarare ...
... Roux-Miroir Cabbage Festival ...

... Fête du chou, Roux-Miroir ... (FR)
 by wikifesta.org
... marché artisanal, concentration de vieux tracteur,
restauration tout la journée (potée au chou,
glace au chou, et autre) ...

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