2018 Wine, Cheese and Beer

On October 13th, the EscarpAction committee will be hosting an evening of Wine, Cheese and Beer at the community center in Wendover. The event is a fundraiser to help pay for the costs associated with protecting the water table below the Jessup’s Falls escarpment and promoting the Jessup’s Falls region.

Jessup’s Falls 2018 Festival…a look back

EscarpAction Jessup’s Falls is a non-profit community association whose mission is to raise awareness of the sensitive ecosystem surrounding the Jessup’s Falls escarpment and promote local, sustainable businesses. The Jessup’s Falls festival is EscarpAction’s opportunity to showcase local businesses, artists and artisans while introducing the public to the fascinating nature and history of the region,…

Schedule for 2018 Festival

The 2018 festival will be a busy one with over 20 booths and other activities. Schedule 10h The site is open to visitors 11h Do you know your trees? Take a guided tour by Boisée Est (en Français) 11h30 BBQ opens with local sausages and other local fare – Barbecue Menu 13h  Under the big tent,…

What’s at the Festival in the park 2018

The Jessup’s Falls festival is presented by EscarpAction Jessup’s Falls whose mission is the protection and conservation of the natural heritage of the Jessup’s Falls escarpment for the benefit of present and future generations. Local businesses, artists and authors who share our love of the environment and conservation will be participating with booths and activities….

Jessup’s Falls Festival

Come celebrate the Jessup’s Falls region with a BBQ, exhibits and demonstrations on July 15th in the Jessup’s Falls park. Sunday July 15, 2018, 10.00 am to 6.00 pm in the Jessup’s Falls park Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area, 6675 County Road 17, Plantagenet Ontario The festival will showcase local businesses, artists and artisans. Displays will…

Garage Sale for Jessup’s Falls

EscarpAction, the group that helps fund the protection of Jessup’s Falls, is hosting a garage sale on May 19th at the Ecole Secondaire Catholique de Plantagenet, 6150 County Road 17. Recycling, re-purposing and re-using is a GREAT way to help our environment! Proceeds from the sale go towards our other events this year: the Jessup’s…

Crystal Forest

A photo essay After the snow, the rain and the cold, driving in and around the Prescott-Russell region last week was like driving through a fantasy landscape. The trees in the fields, the grasses along the ditches all sparkling in the sun. But walking in the fields became a pain for us big humans as…

Welcome to January 2018 on the escarpment!

The year started with plenty of winter; snow, cold, freezing rain, more cold, polar vortex cold and a flood of cold OVER the pole from SIBERIA! New Year’s Day was the coldest since 1899, with an average temperature for the day of -24.6 C. Read more… Which also meant getting out on the ice early….

A Fabulous Event!

On Saturday October 28th, 2017, EscarpAction celebrated the Jessup’s Falls region with an evening of Wine, Cheese and Beer! Along with favourite wines and cheeses, local products were showcased: beer from Casselman’s Cassel Brewery, sheep’s cheese from La Bergerie des Sables in Curran, St-Albert curds, preserves from South Nation Eco Marché, and much more. The…