Local Food Events Calendar

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Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping (Feb 9, 2015)
Azure B LLC (Morganza, MD)

The very basics - the lingo, the equipment, honeybee life cycle, feed, planting for bees, how to start, using the tools, the basic inspection, seasonal duties

two lectures and one hands on sessions in the apiary when the packages arrive. (...)


Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping (Mar 14, 2015)
Azure B LLC (Marbury, MD)

The very basics - the lingo, the equipment, honeybee life cycle, feed, planting for bees, how to start, using the tools, the basic inspection, seasonal duties

two lectures and one hands on sessions in the apiary when the packages arrive. (...)


Grassroots Herbal Program: Exploring the Art, Tradition, and Practice of Folk Herbalism - Year 1: Foundations (Apr 18, 2015 - Oct 17, 2015)
Centro Ashe Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

Centro Ashe is excited to offer our Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, a community based herbal program - we're dedicated to putting herbal medicine in the hands of the people! This program offers our community a chance to explore folk herbalism from various traditions, and to understand natures ability to support our health, strength, and vitality. (...)


Annual shearing day (Apr 25, 2015)
Golden Eagle Alpaca Farm (Suffolk, VA)

We will be shearing our 14 alpacas, 7 llamas and a few other alpacas from nearby farms. We use a professional shearer from georgia, kyle o'rourke. We shear each animal, check teeth, trim nails, give meds if needed, and you can be right there up close watching. (...)


Grassroots Herbal Program: Exploring the Art, Tradition, & Practice of Folk Herbalism, Year 2: Deepening Your Practice (Apr 25, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015)
Centro Ashe Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

Centro Ashe is excited to deepen our offerings for our Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, a community based herbal program. We believe it is as important as ever to continue to work towards putting herbal medicine in the hands of the people! This program offers our community a chance to explore folk herbalism with a second year that is meant to deepen our practice of herbalism. (...)


Maryland Permaculture Design Certification Course (May 7, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015)
Centro Ash� Farm (Bryans Road, MD)

A 12 Day Certification Course with instructor Eric Kelly of Charm City Farms!

Dates: May 7-10, August 27-30, October 1-4 from 10-4:30

Cost: Just $450 before February 20, $550 after!

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is a training program that utilizes the teachings of Bill Mollison's Permaculture Design System based on the study of nature and design systems implemented by indigenous and land based communities over thousands of years. (...)


Alpaca Basics an Introduction to "Embracing Your Alpaca Investment" (May 16, 2015)
Alpaca Pastures of Virginia, Inc (Beaverdam, VA)

During this one day seminar you be introduced to:

- Getting Started and Building a Research Library. - History of the Alpacas and the Alpaca Industry. - Basic Farm Design, Shelter, Pastures, and Tack essentials. (...)


Chesapeake Herb Gathering (Sep 26, 2015 - Sep 27, 2015)
Centro Ashe Farm (Nanjemoy, MD)

Save the date for the Chesapeake Herb Gathering, an annual gathering of our herbal & plant community! Enjoy a day of workshops, local vendors, and networking with local medicine makers, teachers, clinicial herbalists, healers, botanists, farmers, birthkeepers, plant people, artists, homesteaders, and more!

Open call for workshops: If you are interested in coordinating a workshop at the 2015 workshop please email info@centroashe. (...)