July 9 Farm Hour

Listen to the archive July 9, 2012 Today we will be listening to a terrific presentation from Paul Wheaton who is presents the idea of replacing irrigation with permaculture.

Events: Weeds, Leaves, Seeds and Shoots: Balance your Budget – Steward the Land© This is an outdoor workshop scheduled for this  Wednesday, July 18th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.,sponsored by Table on Ten Café, at the corner-split of State Route 10 and River St in  Bloomville  The walk will begin at the café with a short hike on the Rails to Trails path. A gentle, easy and breezy tree lined walk on level ground with indigenous, invasive and precious plants. Guiding the ‘talk about’ will be Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower, Herbalist, R.N. discussing local wild plants as nutritional dense food and traditional medicine. The walk will be followed by an indoor hands-on group activity: home made extracts – Immune Balancing extract with in season plants; and a sampling of  Milkweed Quiche, Queen Anne’s Lace Fritters, Sumac Berry Wine and Goldenrod Flower Wine. Inez Valk of Table on Ten will share on Cafe’s planned activities. This months collective discussion: downsizing in an inclusive Community; preserving and conserving; how we are conduits of skillful ways and creative expansion.

Suggested class donation: $15 a person. Proceed percentage to support LOCAL education for people and organizations on the effects hydrofracking. Pre-register: call Marguerite at – 607-278-9635 or email 3moonsisters@gmail.com.  Space is limited, please sign up early for Weeds, Leaves SEeds and Shoots: Balance your budget and steward the land with Marguerite Uhlmann Bower.

NY Nut growers Association’s:  Summer Meeting will be held August 11, 2012 at Columbia County Cooperative Extension Offices, Hudson, NY.  

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