Houston County Extension Office Open House – Meet our three new Extension Agents
May 1, 2013 4:00 am – 6:00 pm
The community is invited to come and greet Charlotte Mote, the Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent and County Extension Coordinator, April Baggs, the 4-H agent, and Rebecca Creasy, the Family and Consumer Science Agent and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Coordinator.
At Farm 255, we’re proud of our efforts to grow our own food in our partnership with Full Moon Farm.
But our community and our menus wouldn’t be complete without contributions from a network of wonderful farms in the Athens…
New Zealand and the State of Georgia invite you to join New Zealand agritech companies to share ideas on enhancing regional agricultural production and value through innovative technologies and collaboration.
Representatives from DNR-Wildlife Resources Division , UGA Extension and Georgia Soil & Water Conversation Council will present on the following topics:
Fish Pond Balance
Managing a Multi-Species Pond
Pod Fertilization and Weed Control
Introduction to Aquaponic Systems and Tilapia Production
May 2, 2013 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop is presented by The Georgia Center for Aquaculture Development along with Cooperative Extension and Fort Valley State University.
Aquaponic systems combine the culture of plants and fish together in…
The Homestead Atlanta: Beginners Blacksmithing & The Home Forge
May 4, 2013 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
A wonderful introduction to blacksmithing, you’ll learn the fundamentals including scrolling, bending, twisting and more. Plus, discover how you can create your own forge right in your backyard!This beginner’s blacksmith course held at Nelms Creekmur Forge in the Lake Claire neighborhood of Atlanta will…
Tara Muenz from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will lead an afternoon of slimy fun about volunteer salamander and frog monitoring and identification. Monitoring amphibians helps fill in our knowledge…
Growing and Cooking with Fresh Herbs from the Garden to the Table
May 5, 2013 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$25 Wylde Center Member, $30 Non Member
Location: Oakhurst Garden 435 Oakview Rd. Decatur, Ga, 30030
Jerilynn Bedingfield ,gardener, cook and herbal enthusiast, and Jennifer Weissman, health educator, former Decatur school…
The Local Food Alliance of Griffin GA is hosting a screening of the documentary GROW! (a documentary featuring young Georgia farmers)
The makers of GROW! Owen and Christine Anthony-Masterson are coming…
Healthy Cooking Demos at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve
May 11, 2013 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Celebrate the joys of cooking with chef and health educator Deborah Summerville and Sheldon Fleming of Wonderland Gardens featuring seasonal dishes and healthy creations perfect for Spring. Meet at the…
The Athens Farmers Market presents a special benefit screening of the acclaimed documentary, A PLACE AT THE TABLE. 49 million people in the U.S. – one in four children – don’t know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means…
Book Signing – Behind the Kitchen Door, by Saru Jayaraman
May 16, 2013 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jayaraman sets out a bold agenda to raise the living standards of the nation’s second-largest private sector workforce — and ensure that dining out is a positive experience on both sides of the kitchen door.
A fun filled day of sports, fitness, and nutrition! Local organizations were promoting their initiatives and facilitating activities. We will utilize city parks around town to promote a wide variety of sports, activities, fitness, and nutrition programs. Come to PLAY DAY! Support your Sport!
The demand for pastured chicken in Georgia is growing, but the production learning curve and lack of local processing options create significant obstacles for interested farmers.
Brandon Chonko of Grassroots Farm…
On May 25, activists around the world will unite to March Against Monsanto.
Why do we march?
Research studies have shown that Monsanto’s genetically-modified foods can lead to serious health conditions such…