*Thank You* to our workshop sponsor: Larry’s Beans!
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Coming up in 2013:
Whole Foods Approach to Weight Loss with Jenni Grover – June 22nd, 3-5 PM
Seed Saving and Advanced Plant Breeding Sunday, June 23rd, 9am-3pm in Pittsboro with Farmer Doug Jones of Piedmont Biofarm.
More Workshops this summer and fall!
We are planning for this summer and fall:
- an Advanced Backyard Chicken Raising and Breeding workshop with Jim Adkins (November 2)
- Canning Workshop (early fall jam)
- an Intro to Electrical Wiring workshop, a Solar Power workshop
- an Outdoor Oven Building workshop
and many more. Sign up to find out when we announce these workshops!
Interested in teaching a workshop or have other workshop ideas? Contact us!
Successful 2013 Workshops
Intro to Aquaponics (we set up a second class this spring because the last one was so popular!) Saturday, May 4th, 10am – 2:30pm, in Pittsboro with Mike Yablonski and Rachel Tinker Kulberg.
Fungi 101 and Mushroom Log Cultivation (Pittsboro) - Grow your own mushrooms! – Sunday, April 28, 10am – 2pm, with Tim Keim.
Fungi 101 and Mushroom Log Cultivation (Burlington) - Grow your own mushrooms! – Sunday, May 5, 10am – 2pm, with Tim Keim.
Wild Edible Wonders Walk: Make Pesto with “Weeds” in Your Yarden - Tuesday, May 14 6pm-8pm with Kim Calhoun
Valentines’ Day Wine and Cheese Soiree, for couples, with Laurel Schulman – February 14, 7 – 9 pm
The Transformative Life, in Pittsboro with Ron Veitel and Jaime Powell – March 2, 2013.
Intro to Aquaponics, in Pittsboro with Mike Yablonski and Rachel Tinker-Kulberg – March 23, 2013.
Successful 2012 Workshops
Backyard Poultry Intensive 2013 PREVIEW, Tuesday, November 27 in Burlington at 7pm
Canning 101, with Ali and Ben from This & That Jam, in Pittsboro.
Meadmaking with Ben and Becky Starr, of Starrlight Mead, in Pittsboro.
Soapmaking with Alan Russo, Saturday, October 20th in Pittsboro
Introduction to Aquaponics in Pittsboro - This workshop SOLD OUT! Saturday, September 29, 2012 – 10 am -2 pm. Join Mike Yablonski and Gregory Louie to learn about Aquaponics….a self contained, sustainable system for growing fish and veggies.
Meadmaking with Ben and Becky Starr, of Starrlight Mead in Burlington, Sunday, September 30th 12-4pm. Go home with a gallon of Mead!
Intro to Fermentation with Adam Fisher in Pittsboro, Sunday, September 30th 1-4pm. Bring wide mouth mason jars!
Water into Wine at Pickard’s Mtn Eco-Institute, Chapel Hill September 22nd
Sustainable Beekeeping with Catherine Adamson in Pittsboro – Saturday, September 8th - 10 am – 2 pm – Join Catherine Adamson of Chapel Hill Bees LLC to explore the ins and outs of sustainable beekeeping. This workshop is ideal for those with no previous experience with bees or for hobbyists who want to explore a different way of keeping bees.
Homemade and Homegrown Food (and stuff) SWAP!in Pittsboro. Sunday, September 2nd – 2 – 4 pm.
Planning a Fall & Winter Garden! in Pittsboro - Saturday, July 28th – 10 am – 2 pm
Permaculture Principles with Terri Gardner – $40 Saturday, May 5 10am to 2pm
Worm Bin Composting with Terri Gardner – $50 with worms or $35 without Sunday, May 6 1pm to 3pm
Soap Making Demonstration with Alan Russo – $15 Saturday and Sunday April 28 & 29 9am to 5pm
Introduction to off-grid and grid-tied PV systems – Rebekah Hren $295 Sunday, April 22 1pm to 4:30pm
Advanced Cheese Making with Laurel Shulman – $50 Saturday, April 14
Effective Communication Using Video – David Hughens – $25 Saturday, March 3 9am to 3:30 pm
Manifesting Abundance with Lisa Dion – $75 (Student rate – $50) Saturday, March 10 10am to 2pm
Elderberries, the super fruit with Rodger Lenhart – $45 Saturday, March 10
Intro to Aquaponics with Mike Yablonski and Nancy Wisniewski – $40 Saturday, February 11
Perfect Biscuits and Scones, Simple Muffins and Quick Breads with Karen Birbeck – $40, includes lunch
Homemade and Homegrown Food (and stuff) SWAP! in Pittsboro. Sunday, December 9th – 2 – 4 pm. Get together with your neighbors, fellow gardeners and DIYers and SWAP! (What we swap is going to depend on YOU!) Pre-registration required **FREE**
As always, a big thanks to our sponsors!