Monthly Archives: January 2012

New Workshop! Reclaiming Old Fruit Trees Added to February Reskilling Series

Sat. Feb. 18 – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Reclaiming Old Fruit Trees – Lessons in Pruning Apple Trees, with Jackie Bonomo. (Rain Date – Sunday, Feb. 19th 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.) This class will meet at Orchard … Continue reading

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January Potluck & Next Steps for the Food Co-op Idea

Thanks to everyone who came out to the January potluck Thursday night – somewhere between 40 and 50 people, including a whole gaggle of absurdly cute toddlers. What was there to eat? A lot of delicious food: Butternut squash & … Continue reading

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Spring Creek Homesteading Housekeeping

February Reskilling Workshops Update: Cooking Winter Soups & Stews – 3 spots Left Making Mittens & Scarves from Old Wool Sweaters – FULL Home Beer Brewing – FULL with 6 on waiting list Yogurt & Granola – 12 spots left … Continue reading

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Average American Diet Diagram

Source site, with more detailed data: Visual Economics


Anaerobic Digester Seminar, Stargazing, Watershed Cleanup

Jan. 25 – PSU Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department Seminar – “Project Penergy Solutions: Anaerobic Digester for Small-Scale Farms” – Presented by Jason Hegedus and Thomas McCarthy, Biological Engineering Undergraduate Students, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 244 Ag Engineering Building Feb. 10 – Space Explorers at Shaver’s Creek – Do you ever … Continue reading

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PASA Pre-conference Tracks – Registration Closes Today

From Zach Hawkins at PASA: Tonight  at 11:59pm, pre-registration closes for the 21st Annual Farming for the Future Conference. If you’ve been on the fence about signing up for a pre-conference track, this is your last chance! Walk-in registration is not … Continue reading

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Food Security Lectures at Penn State

“Food: Strategies for Growing Enough for Everyone” is the theme of the 2012 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, which will take place in January and February 2012. This series of six public lectures on consecutive Saturday mornings … Continue reading

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