Monthly Archives: January 2015

Seasonal Cooking Workshop

Laura Zaino will teach a workshop on seasonal cooking on January 31 from 1 – 4 pm. Come learn how to turn winter storage vegetables (some of which you have to admit are kind of ugly) into culinary delights. This … Continue reading

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Small-Scale Edible Oil Production

Visions of a backyard (or farm field) full of sunflowers?  Interested in turning those seeds into edible oils? Penn State and the University of Vermont just jointly released some fact sheets on small-scale edible oil production to new and existing … Continue reading

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Milk Jug Greenhouse Workshop

On February 7th from 10 – 11 am, Master Gardener Justin Wheeler will teach a workshop on building and using milk jug greenhouses. Start your summer garden in January with the winter sow method! This unique way of starting plants … Continue reading

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Soap Making Workshop

Nellie Bhattarai will teach a Soap Making workshop on January 25th from 1 – 4 pm. You’ll learn how to mix lye, tallow, lard, and vegetable oil, and end up with gentle bar soap.  This class is a great entree … Continue reading

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Talking Turkeys (& Broilers) with Lyn Garling

On January 27th, from noon to 1 pm, PA-WAgN  (that’s the Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network) will hold the first of their Winter Farminars for 2015. Lyn Garling of Over the Moon Farm will give a presentation titled Growing & Marketing … Continue reading

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PA Farm Show: It’s like the fair only there is snow.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show will be happening from January 10th – 17th at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. The show features more than 6000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits, and lots of tasty foods.  There are butter sculptures and you … Continue reading

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PASA Annual Farming for the Future Conference Feb. 3 – 7

The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Annual Farming for the Future Conference is right around the corner.  The event, which will be held at the Penn Stater Conference Center, is happening February 3 – 7.  Registration runs through January … Continue reading

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