MILFORD - Commercial food establishments and non-profit organizations with proper certifications are encouraged to apply for an opportunity to provide refreshments at the annual Festival of Wood at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford.
   All food vendors must meet required health and safety guidelines.
   The 2-day event, scheduled for August 2-3, 2014, attracts nearly 2,500 people to the historic estate. The event, which focuses on educating people about the many uses of wood in our everyday lives and the importance of sustainable forestry practices, is sponsored by the US Forest Service and numerous partners at the ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot, founder and first Chief of the US Forest Service.
   For more information or to obtain a food vendor application, call 570-296-6061, ext. 161, or send an email to, with Food Vendor in the subject line.
  Deadline for applications is May 1.