Monthly Archives: September 2011

Grant Application Uploaded, Mapping Team Meeting Tonight

If you’re interested in applying for a Spring Creek Homesteading grant, the application form is now online at the “Apply for Grant” page. Reminder: The Needs Assessment/Mapping Team will be meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, … Continue reading

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Apples at Way Fruit Farm

News from Way Fruit Farm in Port Matilda: Hello and Happy Fall! Apples currently available in the “Bin Sale” include: Gala, McIntosh & Cortland (*Coming soon- Red Delicious) Also available, presorted and in baskets: Honey Crisp, Gala, Ozark Gold, Macoun, … Continue reading

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Lobby Local Congressional Folk to Help Beginning Farmers

From Ted Palada at PASA: Who will grow food for future generations? Act now to help launch a new generation of sustainable farmers and ranchers! The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture called attention to a real worry when he asked: “Why not place … Continue reading

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Making a list…

I’m putting together a list of organizations and local food system-builders to invite to the upcoming local food system coordination meeting in State College in mid-November. Background here: Spring Creek Homesteading Update I’ll be tracking down some of the contact information online, … Continue reading

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Centre County Buy Fresh Buy Local

Calendar Highlights: Partner Macneal Orchards & Sugarbush are open at their shop on 192 with lots of apples, freshly pressed cider and their own maple syrup. Stop by the shop Fridays 12-6pm and Saturdays & Sundays 9am-6pm. Partner The Garden … Continue reading

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PASA Conference 2012 – Early Preview

PASA’s 21st Annual Farming for the Future Conference Breaking Ground for a New Agriculture: Cultivating Versatility and Resilience February 1-4, 2012 ~ State College, PA Join us as we Break Ground for a new wave of learning and growing. The trail ahead will be challenging as we … Continue reading

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Food Day 2011 – October 24

From CSPI: Center for Science in the Public Interest is launching Food Day – what we hope will become an annual event that is both a celebration of real, healthy food—and a powerful, grassroots movement for change. People interested in all different … Continue reading

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