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Corporate & Community Education

Food Farms & Gardens

local foods alliance monthly potluck and meeting

Enjoy great local food and great conversations about actions to support local farms and food producers.

Cost: Free -- No Reservations Required

2nd Wednesday of each month. Locations vary.

 

herb identification for consumption: creating cough syrup

Thursday, November 8

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

SCRC Room 536

Free

Join us for an evening with Sierra Bigham, certified herbalist, owner of Bear Earth Herbals.  Bigham will demonstrate how to create a cough syrup with ingredients provided by nature and you will go home with a recipe!  

Class size is limited, so register now. 

 

beekeeping: where to start and bee ready for may 2019

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

SCRC Room 536

Free

Bee's are great to add to the agricultural lifestyle of our region.  Your farm and backyard could be the bee's next haven! This lecture will begin with the discussion on equipment you'll need for beekeeping, how you set-up a new hive, and who is the queen and who are the drones? 

There will be a second class, which you will need to sign up for on November 28, 2018, which will cover hive maintenance, maladies, swarms and winterization of the hive. 

Instructor, Kevin Brown, owner of Brown Acres will share his personal in's and outs of beekeeping. He will answer your questions and give suggestions on where to buy bees and where to situate the hives on your property. He'll also share local organizations information in our area that is available to support you once you are up and running.  Take your farm or entrepreneur skills to the next level.  

To register, click here.

This class is free, and class size is limited so please register now!

 

beekeeping: maintenance, swarms, maladies & wintering the hive

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

SCRC Room 536

Free

This lecture will be a discussion on the maintenance of beehives, swarms, maladies and wintering the hive. Learn from someone who has been on this path before you.  All are welcome to come and share and receive knowledge with other like mind community members.  

Instructor:  Kevin Brown, owner of Brown Acres will share the finer beekeeping details so you can have the big picture in this passionate industry. He will answer your questions and talk about how to clean and maintain a beehive, common malady that may strike, how do you handle a swarm, and winterizing of the beehive for our region. Take your farm or entrepreneur skills to the next level.  


This class is free, and class size is limited so please register now!

To register, click here.

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North Central's Farm Workshops are presented in collaboration with Crosshatch and the USDA Risk Management Agency.

An Equal Opportunity Program/Service Provider.