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Chestnut Cultivation

Increase nutrition in your food forest using chestnut trees.

Take look at this website for detailed info re: cultivation of chestnut trees.  The article includes site selection, planting instructions for direct seeding or starting seedlings in pots, maintenance of your orchard, deer control strategies, pest and pathogen info, fertilization and watering requirements.  They also list some other websites for further information. 

Here's a You Tube video. It covers food value, timber value, feed value for livestock, medicinal uses.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016/Author: Annie M/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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April Large Rural Project Meeting

Get together on Sunday 4/26 @ 2pm

At our last meeting we discussed a tour of Greentree Naturals  (the 1st organic farm in the Sandpoint area, I believe) for our April meeting.
4/26/2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM/Author: Annie M/Number of views (21552)/Comments (6)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agriculturally Supported Community

Agriculturally Supported Community

How Growing Food Together Makes Justice Real

Gonzaga’s Environmental Studies Department will host a free public presentation titled “Agriculturally Supported Community: How Growing Food Together Makes Justice Real” on Monday, March 30th in Wolff Auditorium from 7-8 pm.  Join urban farmer and educator, Josh Soltnick as he reflects on 15 years of community farming.  Drawing up his experience in ecological horticulture, the Peace Corps, as a family farmer, Josh founded the PEAS farm in Missoula, Montana.  As a partnership between the University of Montana’s Environmental Studies program and a local non-profit, the PEAS farm functions both as a CSA and as an educational resource for students from elementary school to college graduate programs.

ATTENTION:  There will also be a workshop on Tuesday, March 31, from 10:50 - 1:00.  Click  READ MORE for more information.
 

3/30/2015 7:00 PM/Author: Mike Hagar (website host)/Number of views (17362)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Change in Start Time: We'll Begin at 1:00PM LEARN HOW TO BUTCHER A CHICKEN

Demonstration and Hands On Practice in Butchering a Chicken.

Join us February 22nd (4th Sunday meeting) at 1:00PM for a hands on workshop.  Cara Hagar will demo how to butcher a chicken.  Anyone who wants to (and brings a chicken to butcher) will have a chance for hands on participation. The workshop will be held at the home of Pat and Andrea Johns. If you bring birds to butcher please withhold food for 24 hrs prior to butchering. It's important for the crop to empty prior to butchering. Do not withhold water. 


2/22/2015/Author: Annie M/Number of views (28598)/Comments (7)/ Article rating: 4.4
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2015 Inland Northwest Permaculture Design Course?

A message from Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski seeking advice from permaculture-inclined folks in Spokane County, Stevens County and surrounding counties.

Sunday, November 23, 2014/Author: Chrys Ostrander/Number of views (26290)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Permaculture 101: An Introduction for Beginners

Presented by Permaculturist Gabriel Gaul in Hayden Lake, ID

For more info, call 509-690-1184

or email: butterflyfungipermastead@gmail.com

6/7/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM/Author: Chrys Ostrander/Number of views (21682)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: No rating
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Good Neighbor Farms

Good Neighbor Farms

Patrick and Andrea Johns plan for a permaculture life

We live on 1.5 acres in the Spokane Valley.  We have lived here 35 years.  For the most part we have kept the place free of toxic chemicals.  We have three 60 year old apple trees, two 60 year old sweet cherry trees, and a lovely, old plum tree.  The fruit on that tree is like honey, no bitterness under the skin.  There is also a 25 year old Black Walnut that produces a lot of nuts.  We just have to figure out how to liberate the nut meats from the outer hull.  Our rhubarb, raspberries and horseradish are well established.  All the other fruit bearing trees are 10 years old and younger.  

Wednesday, February 19, 2014/Author: Annie M/Number of views (30828)/Comments (6)/ Article rating: 5.0

Creating Productive Food Forest Ecosystems

Techniques for Urban, Small, and Large Acreage Sites

Join Andrew Schreiber, Lindsay Hagamen and Ashley Harris of the Windward Community for a weekend of exploration of the design, application and evolution of permaculture ecosystems to provide food, fuel, forage, and construction materials for homes and homesteads of all scales. HANDS-ON CONSTRUCTION of a hugelkultur bed/swale as part of the development of an intensive zone-1 community woodland garden.

Click here for more information about the event!

4/4/2014 4:00 PM - 4/6/2014 2:00 PM/Author: AshleyH/Number of views (20403)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: No rating
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