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

Hugh Williams of Threshold Farm teaching a pruning workshop in California

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 Park (near Blue Course Drive) in the parking lot on Bayberry Drive and then walk to a small orchard planted in the park by the Borough about 15 years go.  Six older apple trees will be discussed and pruned, and students will receive a “pruning basics” handout. If you have loppers, hand pruners or sharp pruning saws, please bring them, but extra tools will also be available, provided by the Borough of State College Public Works Department.

UPDATED – Series Enrollment Numbers as of Feb. 1, 2012:

  • Cooking Winter Soups & Stews with LaCreta Holland – 18/20 spots filled
  • Making Mittens & Scarves from Old Wool Sweaters with Cindy Grosso – FULL
  • Home Beer Brewing with Ryan Elias – FULL
  • Making Yogurt & Granola with Nynke Vanderburg – 11/20 spots filled
  • Making Lip Balms & Salves with Stephanie Hertel – FULL
  • Painting Silk Scarves – Salt Technique with Linna Muschlitz – FULL
  • Building a Cold Frame with Josh Lambert – 16/20 spots filled
  • Making Sauerkraut with Scott DiLoreto and Matt Sullenberger – 16/20 spots filled
  • Worm Composting with Justin Eleazer – 11/20 spots filled
  • (JUST ADDED) Restoring Old Fruit Trees with Jackie Bonomo – 8/20 spots filled
  • Homemade Pasta & Authentic Red Sauce with Delali Agawu and Anne Burgevin – FULL
Suggested donation: $10 per course.

Three ways to sign up:

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