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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

Videos: Gretchen Quarterman on Scott James Talk 92.1 Radio about South Georgia Growing Local 2017-01-17

South Georgia Growing Local is tomorrow Saturday! Two days ago, Gretchen Quarterman talked about it on the Scott James Morning Show on TALK 92.1 FM radio (WDDQ). With credit to the late James Wright “who was a real advocate for people who live in the city, and don’t have access to fresh foods”.

SOGALO17 will be at a new venue with cooking facilities!

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

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Videos: Gretchen Quarterman about SOGALO17 on Chris Beckham radio 105.9 FM 2017-01-12

Tomorrow Saturday! South Georgia Growing Local is this Saturday, January 21, 2017, at PineVale Elementary, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia. Here’s video of Gretchen Quarterman interviewed by Chris Beckham a week ago on his drive time radio show, 105.9 FM, WVGA.

SOGALO17 will be at a new venue with cooking facilities!

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

And the video: Continue reading

Gretchen Quarterman about SOGALO17 on Chris Beckham radio 105.9 FM 2017-01-12

Gretchen on the radio, 105.9 FM, 8AM this morning, Thursday January 12, 2017: Gretchen Quarterman will be on Chris Beckham’s drive time radio show, talkng about South Georgia Growing Local 2017 (SOGALO17), coming up Saturday January 21, 2017 at PineVale Elementary School.

When: 8:00 Thursday January 12th 2017

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South Georgia Growing Local 2017-01-21

PDF flyer SOGALO17 Flyer

South Georgia Growing Local 2017

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017
Time: 9:00AM – 4:30PM
Where: PineVale Elementary School
930 Lake Park Rd, Valdosta, GA 31605
Cost: $10 – individuals
$20 – families
Lunch is included

Pre-registration required:
http://www.okraparadisefarms.com/growing

Or mail a check or money order to: (due by Wednesday – January 18)
Okra Paradise Farms
PO Box 461, Hahira, GA 31632

Sampling of Scheduled Topics: Continue reading

Cottonmouth moccasin v Yellow Dog and Brown Dog @ OPF 2016-11-29

At the far side of the pond, Yellow Dog spotted a moccasin before anybody else. The small but deadly Agkistrodon piscivorus didn’t stand a chance against the pair of experienced snake wranglers, Yellow Dog and Brown Dog.

Can you see the snake? (Tail, lower left)

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