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Okra, cucumber, yellow squash, and more at Barnes Drugs in Valdosta today

Farmacy is today. 1:30-3:30 at Barnes Drugs. Corner of Savannah and Patterson in Valdosta. I will have okra and grits and lots of other delicious stuff. So will Thelma. Don’t miss out.

Okra Paradise Farms price list

Okra Paradise Farms
Price List — June 21, 2017 Continue reading

Solar meter running backwards 2017-05-12

If my electric utility paid me as much as I pay them for electricity, I’d be making a profit from my solar panels. As it is, I profit anyway by paying a lot less, the panels are paid for, and I get to watch the electric meter galloping backwards on a sunny day:


The little bars are moving to the left below the numbers, which means I’m selling solar power to the power company.

And that’s with only about Continue reading

67th Ham and Eggs show, Lowndes County only one left in U.S. 2017-02-14

The last of a century-old tradition: local ham and eggs, right here in Lowndes County.

When: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Where: Lowndes County Extension Office
2102 E. Hill Ave., Valdosta, GA


Photo: Michael Rivera, Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons share, remix, attribution, share alike.

Daniel DeMersseman, VDT, 2017-02-10, Ham and Egg Show tradition returns,

Lowndes County’s annual Ham and Egg Show returns for its 67th year Feb. 14, 15.

The show once spread across every county in Georgia, said Velma Miles, chairman of the Lowndes Improvement Association. “We’re the only one left.”

Miles said the Continue reading

Bees and Wildlife Gardens –Student Track @ SOGALO17 2017-01-21

The students like the bees.

Bees

South Georgia Growing Local is inside a new venue with cooking facilities!

When: 9AM-4:30 PM, Saturday, January 21st 2017 today, right now!

Where: Continue reading

Backyard Hens –Claudia Dunkley @ SOGALO17 2017-01-21

A popular class, Backyard Hens, and Claudia Dunkley of UGA is the expert all around.

Backyard Hens Audience

South Georgia Growing Local is inside a new venue with cooking facilities!

When: 9AM-4:30 PM, Saturday, January 21st 2017 today, right now!

Where: Continue reading

Today! A good day for growing things and learning about them inside @ SOGALO17 2017-01-21

Come on down this morning to PineVale Elementary and learn about growing things in our south Georgia subtropical climate! It’s rainy this morning and afternoon, and breezy all day; a great day for growing, and South Georgia Growing Local will be inside a new venue with cooking facilities!

5:54 AM EST 21 Jan 2017 When: 9AM-4:30 PM, Saturday, January 21st 2017

Where: Pinevale Elementary School, 930 Lake Park Road, Valdosta GA.

Facebook: event and Community

Web: page with schedule.

If you’re still not convinced, watch Gretchen explain it on the radio with Continue reading

Growing Backyard Chickens –Claudia Dunkley @ SOGALO17 2017-01-21

Dr. Claudia Dunkley, Extension Poultry Scientist, will speak about Growing Backyard Chickens at South Georgia Growing Local 2017, January 21, 2017 in Valdosta, Georgia:

Basic information for beginning a backyard flock including: breeds, housing, nutrition, egg production and biosecurity.

Her conference bio: Continue reading