Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tuesday Farmers Market Previews – State College and Boalsburg

Downtown State College Tuesday Farmers Market – July 31 Preview (From Betsy Green of Egg Hill Gardens) The Tuesday market in downtown State College is open from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Locust Lane between College Avenue and Beaver … Continue reading

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Spring Creek Homesteading News – July 24, 2012

(Sent out to the ConstantContact list-serve a few days ago…) August Workshops Spots Still Open in the five remaining Summer Reskilling Workshops. Sign up by calling 237-0996 or by email. Aug. 4 – Fruits, Berries and Herbs – Use & Winter … Continue reading

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Fixing the Future: New Video Documentary

That’s just the 40 second trailer. The full documentary highlights time banks, community gardens, local currencies and other strategies for local people to meet more local needs with local resources. More info here.

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Olio – July 23, 2012

Summer workshops are barreling along – only five more left before the end of August. Here’s instructor Stephanie Hertel’s account of the Wild Edibles workshop held at Greenmoore Gardens July 15: The class was great!  We covered about 13 plants, … Continue reading

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New Slide Show

No music yet – will try to find some to add – checking with Tussey Mountain Moonshiners about using one of their recordings.

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Whatsis – July 16, 2012

[Editor’s Note: Following this post, blog is on break for a week. Computer problems! Bah!] Great Backyard Chicken Story in CDT Yesterday Family Flocks: Ordinance changes allow residents to jump on backyard chicken trend, by Jessica Vanderkolk. Highlights Diana Malcom’s … Continue reading

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Miscellany – July 13, 2012

News from Centre County Buy Fresh Buy Local CCBFBL E-Newsletter – July 13 Edition Just in:  Sweet corn, Peaches and plums, Green, string, & yellow wax beans, Raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, & gooseberries, Fresh garlic, Basil, Green and hot peppers While they last: Rhubarb, Maple syrup from this Spring’s run, Peas … Continue reading

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