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Introduction to Gardening Workshop

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 03, 2014   -   By Katie

Iā€™m thrilled to announce that Arcadia Farms will be hosting an Introduction to Gardening Workshop on Saturday, March 22 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Holiday Inn West in Kalamazoo! Participants must pre-register at www.arcadia-farms.net/classes . If...

An Organic Urban Farming class at a Firefighter fa...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday December 10, 2012   -   By Tony

I fascilitated an Organic Gardening class to a grouip of Fire Fighters and their families and friends two weeks ago and guess what ..It was a big hit! Fire fighters are among the elite of our community when it comes to putting their lives on risk to save...

Getting ready for Canning Boot Camp in June

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Sunday May 20, 2012   -   By Sonya

It's canning season - and perhaps a little early! I've already been canning Ohio strawberries for three weeks -what the heck? It's so unusual to have these delicious, ruby-red berries in my cooler so early in the year, but you know the saying: make hay while...

New Year brings a Newly Inspired Jam!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday January 23, 2012   -   By Sonya

We at the cannery usually take January off as we recover from months and months of harvest, fall festivals, and Christmas business.  But January is panning out a little different in 2012!  Already, we've been asked to stock empty shelves in our our...

My composting class goes to college!

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday November 03, 2011   -   By Tony

Have classes and shovel.Will travel! If you love to GROW  a PRODUCTIVE   garden or want to LEARN how to start one , let us talk?   When I started my Organic Gardening classes at community gardens I did not expect that one day a College...

HANDS-IN-THE-DIRT OCTOBER

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Sunday September 18, 2011   -   By Kay

Two classes are scheduled for October 2011.  These will cover year-round gardening, garden preparation, and much more. Classes are free, and are held as part of our mission to help US residents become gardeners ā€” or expand gardens ā€” to feed themselves...

A FREE CLASS/ COMPOSTING PROGRAM IS BORN AT THE P...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday August 08, 2011   -   By Tony

When I was asked to volunteer in fascilitating a Composting FREE class at the Public Service Dept./City of Lake Worth  back in June 2010-I had no idea that it will grow to become a GREEN PROGRAM ! Thanks to the pioneer creative vision of the LWPS...

A Fabulous Boot Camp Class!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Sunday May 15, 2011   -   By Sonya

Just recovering from a very energetic group of Boot Camp canners yesterday!  What great questions, theories, and suggestions they had! We began the class with lecture on mold, botulism, etc., and the importance of actually processing canned...

Canning Classes

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Tuesday April 12, 2011   -   By Sonya

Announcing our May and June Canning Boot Camps!  On May 14 and June 12, in Lebanon, Ohio, students will roll up their sleeves, don clean aprons (however little time THAT lasts!), and immerse themselves in water bath and pressure canning! Our classes are...

Class

Blog: Heilmann Hawkeye Acres   -   Friday March 18, 2011   -   By CIndy

I will have a class on Organic Gardening and Seed Saving.  This will be at the QCCA Flower and Garden Show on March 26.  It will be in the North Hall at 1:30.  Get some tips to save time and money.

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February 2011 Newsletter with Free Garden Classes ...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Sunday February 13, 2011   -   By Kay

Hello gardeners, curious visitors, and friends of grow and share: We have released our latest newsletter (February 2011,  The Garden's Edge ).  It is now available via this link:  http://www.thegardensedge.org/latest.html  . This issue...

Grow First, then Share

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday January 10, 2011   -   By Kay

Ready for a new venture for 2011? Grow your own vegetables. Join us at Grow and Share Greenhouse, 70 Harrison Street, Zebulon, NC, 9:00 A.M. to 11:00A.M. on Saturdays.  You will receive hands-on gardening instructions to plant, nurture and harvest...

Holiday Canning Classes

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Friday September 10, 2010   -   By Sonya

The end of harvest season is in sight, and I'm making plans for some rockin' canning classes this fall/winter!  Let's start filling your pantry with wondrous gifts that you CAN'T buy at the mall!!! Ever been nervous about canning shelf-stable food -...

Canning Tip #7: Making a Silk Purse Out of a Sow's...

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday June 23, 2010   -   By Sonya

Taught "Pickling Fruits" last night in our Masters Class.  I made a big mistake: in the morning, when I was prepping watermelon rind for pickling later, I just wasn't thinking, and simmered the rind in the brine instead of just letting it...

New Canning Class Schedule for June

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday May 12, 2010   -   By Sonya

Whew!  Trying to get ready for the Glendale Wine, Beer, and Food Festival that runs Friday through Sunday in Cincinnati takes days,  Meanwhile, I've been getting lots of email from folks who want to take a Beginner's Class, but can't make the class...

Beginner's Canning Class in May

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday April 21, 2010   -   By Sonya

Just a quick note to let everyone know our next canning class was just scheduled. We accept 10 students (it's VERY hands-on, so we must keep it low), and only 8 positions left already. May 17th and 18th (Monday and Tuesday nights) 6:30 - 9:30.  Cost...

Last canning class of Spring!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday April 07, 2010   -   By Sonya

Last canning class of the spring is this Saturday, April 10, 9-3 at our cannery.  As of this posting, I'm using a neighbor's internet to write because our internet has been down for two weeks!! So if you are interested in class, please don't register...

Master's Class - Valentine's Day!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Sonya

Thanks to the die-hard canners who braved the arctic cold and made it to the Master's Canning - Valentine's class!  We made a new jam: Sweetheart Jam, and a butter pastry to match!  Sweetheart Jam will be stocked at Butcher Bill's in Mason, and also...

A Canning Mystery

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday January 04, 2010   -   By Sonya

Brrr!  17 degrees, dark clouds, and frigid winds today!  But I'm nestled happily in my warm cannery, trying to replace some of our depleted inventory from Christmas sales.  Also working on taxes, billing, and organizing the curriculum for...

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