Upcoming Classes and Events At Our Education Center

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* Note: Classes subject to change or cancellation.  Please call to verify *


All Classes Sunday 2-5 PM unless otherwise noted (Descriptions Below)



July 2- [No Class scheduled for 4th of july weekend]

July 9 - Making Your Own Hoop House / Greenhouse

July 16 Herbs as Medicines, Teas, Culinary cures, Poultices, and more.

July 23 Barred Owl Teach In

July 30 Making Items From Junk / Recycling To Upcycling


DESCRIPTIONS


July 2 - [No Class scheduled for 4th of July weekend]


July 9 - Making Your Own Hoop House / Greenhouse

In this class, we will build a simple 8 foot tall by 8 foot long hoop youse to illustrate how easy it is.   The will discuss basic options to make the house into a more permanent structure, or ways to make it portable.  Students will learn the tips and tricks they need to get it done fast and easy.  Handouts include designs and  materials lists.


July 16 - Herbs as Medicines, Teas, Culinary cures, Poultices, and more.

Now that you have herbs, what do you do with them?  Did you know catnip can be used to rid your house of roaches?  Did you know there is as much vitamin c in reships as there is in oranges?  In this class we will discuss the many uses of herbs.  We will discuss spices and food uses, and we will go over some basic medicinal properties and uses. Additionally we will discuss other ways that he's can help your life.


July 23 Barred Owl Teach In

Barred Owls are the most common, yet least often seen owl in our state.  These hidden vermin catchers are amazing animals who are unlike any other bird.  Come and learn their secrets in an in depth examination of their behavior, physiology, and environment.  This class will include working with and handling live Barred Owls.


July 30 Making Items From Junk / Recycling To Upcycling

Did you know you can use an old soda or water bottle to open a clogged drain?  Did you know eggshells can be used to settle an upset stomach?  There are dozens of odd little uses for things we normally just throw away.  in this class we will be working with all sorts of them.  We will make a solar oven from recyclable junk, beautiful outdoor candle holders from tin cans, and much much more!

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