Bailiwick News – May 13, 2017

5.13.17 Bailiwick News – Critical analysis: Piazza’s death, the Centre County court credibility crisis, Beta Theta Pi fraternity, corporate Penn State profiteering, and possibilities for change. Prior installments.

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Bailiwick News – May 8, 2017

5.8.17 Bailiwick News – Timothy Piazza, Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Penn State Interfraternity Council, Pennsylvania investigating grand juries and the Centre County court credibility crisis. Part 6 in a series on the 2017 Centre County District Attorney race. Prior installments.

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Up-coming Plant Sales…

Looking for plants for your yard or garden, then here are a couple of events to keep in mind:

May 6:  Native Plant Festival and Sale.  The PA Native Plant Society will have a festival and sale today, May 6, from 10 am – 3 pm at the PA Military Museum (51 Boal Ave, Boalsburg, PA).  Over 350 different plant varieties will be available to purchase.  There will be presentations on pollinators and birds, opportunities to talk with experts on native plants, and more.  For a plant list and more information, visit the PNPS website.

 

May 9 – 12:  Spring Bedding Plant Sale at Penn State.  This sale runs from 11 am – 4 pm.  It be in the Headhouse 2 sales area.  Headhouse 2 is located on Curtin Rd near the Berkey Creamery (actually across the street and a closer to the Curtin/Shortlidge Intersection).  Here’s a map of the area.  You can park in the East Parking Deck behind the Creamery.  Pansies, marigolds, coneflowers, and more will be available.

 

May 20:  Centre County Master Gardener Plant Sale.  This sale runs from 9 am – 3 pm at the Ag Progress Days Site (2710 Pine Grove Rd, PA Furnace, PA).  There are lots of good vegetable plants, herbs, annuals, and perennials including native plants.  Just make sure to get there early, because this is a popular event and stuff goes quick.  In addition to the plants, there is the opportunity to talk with Master Gardeners, and attend demonstrations and workshops.

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Like to garden, but have no garden?

If you like to garden, but have no space, then here is a unique opportunity to get a work-share that will yield great produce as well as a great learning opportunity.

Gene Bazan and Tania Slawecki of Neo-Terra in Lemont, PA are looking for work-share interns to help with their extensive organic gardening activities.  Gene and Tania have been at this for more than 20 years and the results are really impressive.

In exchange for 1 day per week, interns receive a 10% share and there is flexibity with scheduling.  The intern period runs from May through October.

You can visit their website or send them an email for more information.

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A chance to buy some veggie seedlings

Make sure to show up early for the best selection of seedlings.  If you are driving from off-campus, you can park in the parking garage behind the Creamery.SFC Plant Sale 2017 info

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Bailiwick News – April 21, 2017

4.21.17 Bailiwick News – Weighing competing values: government secrecy, individual privacy and public accountability. Part 5 of series on 2017 District Attorney race.

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Spring Festivals at Way Fruit Farm 4/22 and 4/29

18034342_440002166344394_2023043490848774537_nThe next two Saturdays (4/22 and 4/29), Way Fruit Farm will be having an apple blossom festival.  They have lots of fun stuff planned and tasty things to eat and drink:

Free wagon rides (10 am – 3 pm)

Kettle corn & roasted nut vendors (10 am – 3 pm)

Storytime for kids (11 am)

Local music (12 pm – 2 pm)

Apple cider, their tasty cafe food, & more.

Way Fruit Farm is located at 2355 Halfmoon Valley Rd, Port Matilda, PA.  For more information about the festival and directions visit their website or call (814)692-5911.

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