Several downtown trees to be bombed this weekend

NORWICH – A group of Chenango County women looking to raise awareness for a beloved organization are warning pedestrians and motorists in and around downtown Norwich to not be alarmed if they should happen upon the carnage of a bomb site this weekend.

No need to call in the S.W.A.T. team, we’re talking yarn-bombs, here.

In a unique effort to generate interest and support of the Bullthistle Farmers' (winter) Market, a collaboration was formed and thus the genesis of yarn-bombing a series of downtown trees was born.

“We just thought that this would be a very different, fun and vibrant way to gain the attention of the everyone passing though the area,” said event organizer Patty Stimmel.

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