9AM to 6PM,
Jan. 26, 2013
Highway 23/57 South,
(1 Battle Creek
Reidsville, GA 30453
$30 before Jan. 15;
The Growing Local conference is FULL and
REGISTRATION HAS NOW BEEN CUT OFF.
Please pass the word. If anybody is interested in the 2014
conference, please email redearthfarm at yahooooo and we'll get you on
the notification list.
Many do-it-yourself workshops in homesteading and country living:
mushroom culture, beekeeping, backyard chickens, soil-building,
small fruit production, economics, gardening for wildlife,
charcuterie, natural cleaning, fermentation, herbs on the menu,
natural cleaning & body care products, making jams & jellies,
vermiculture, weed management, marketing, everything you need to
know about small farming. Ladies Homestead Gathering, seed-saving.
And so much more....
Conference actually starts on Friday with a
potluck, reading & a showing of the film "Grow."
For more information
see Registration on the left here,
or email redearthfarm at yahoo.
Gretchen Quarterman will be giving a workshop at the Growing Local
conference: Beginning lesson on home made jams and jellies. What
you'll need (not much) to start making delicious sweets from fruits
that are easily available.
Inspirational gardener & naturalist Ellen Corrie of Tifton, Ga. will
be teaching a workshop on Gardening for Wildlife at the Growing Local
conference Jan. 26. This presentation will look at how gardening
for wildlife makes your garden (whatever size) healthier and helps
restore habitat and preserve biodiversity. There'll be an overview of
factors which need to be considered to attract and keep any wildlife or
beneficial general. I'll focus on pollinators and specific practices
and plants to attract them. — with Leeann Drabenstott Culbreath
and Dan Corrie.
Albert Kipple Culbreath will be teaching a Mushroom-Growing Workshop
at the conference. Inoculation and care of logs for production of
shiitake and oyster mushrooms. Will include information on where to
obtain supplies, how to handle logs, which type logs to use, care
for the logs, and culinary uses. Sign up now. — with Leeann