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GR2011: Celebrating Sustainability (Will County Forest Preserve, from May 21, 2011 09:00 AM to May 21, 2011 03:00 PM)
Ten governmental agencies in the Will County area have partnered to host the 2nd annual GR2011:Celebrating Sustainability event
Cows 101 (Port Orchard, WA, from May 14, 2011 10:00 AM to May 14, 2011 12:00 PM)
Looking to get a family milk cow? Want to raise your own beef? Whether for milk or meat cattle need proper care and management. Cows 101 will cover calving, cow care, milking, feeds and feeding, herd health, pasture management for grass-fed beef, fencing and equipment needs and much more. Karen and Loren Olsen own a Grade A Dairy and raise and market sustainable beef. Visit their farm and learn how it's done!
Basic Food Preservation series (Portland, OR, from May 04, 2011 06:00 PM to May 04, 2011 09:00 PM)
Safe and Healthy Home Food Preservation. OSU Extension Service is offering a 4 class series of hands-on home food preservation.
The Farm Comes to Allium: In Support of the Organic Education Center (Allium Bistro, West Linn, Oregon, from May 01, 2011 06:00 PM to May 01, 2011 09:00 PM)
Join Allium Bistro and Oregon Tilth's Demonstration Garden's on this special evening celebrating community, good food and growing food organically!
Hogs 101 Class (Port Orchard, WA, from Apr 30, 2011 10:00 AM to Apr 30, 2011 12:00 PM)
Beginning and more experienced farmers will learn all aspects of raising hogs on pasture at the Hogs 101 class to be held at Possum Run Farm on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
Food Forest Workshop (Olympia, WA, from Apr 29, 2011 12:00 AM to May 01, 2011 12:00 AM)
Food production and ecology come together in the permaculture concept of a food forest. Using nature as our template, these intentional ecosystems offer an abundance of food, medicine, habitat, and so much more.
Healthy Corner Stores (Seattle, WA, from Apr 27, 2011 01:30 PM to Apr 27, 2011 02:30 PM)
Please join us for an inspiring talk on how food retail development is improving access to healthy foods and growing local economies with a national expert - James Johnson Piett
NOSB Spring Meeting (1415 5th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101, from Apr 26, 2011 12:00 AM to Apr 29, 2011 12:00 AM)
The NOSB is now accepting online reservations for oral comments at the spring 2011 board meeting.
OSU Organic Growers Club Hoo Haa! (OSU - Corvallis, from Apr 22, 2011 03:00 PM to Apr 22, 2011 09:00 PM)
Food, music, transportation, free, what more can anyone ask for?
Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? (Oregon, from Apr 22, 2011 12:00 PM to Apr 29, 2011 11:00 PM)
Portland and theatrical premiere in 4 other Oregon cities this Friday 4/22 Earth Day!
Ten Rivers Food Web Cajun Dinner (Albany, OR, from Apr 17, 2011 04:00 PM to Apr 17, 2011 10:00 PM)
Featuring some of the area’s best chefs – Jason Devrouax, of Clemenza’s in Albany, John Jarschke, of LBCC Culinary Arts, and 2011 Best Chef Northwest James Beard Award nominee Matt Bennett of Sybaris in Albany – the buffet dinner will include gumbos, jambalaya, étouffée, beignets, dirty rice, collard greens, assorted Cajun sausages, vegetarian options and more Cajun delicacies.
Food for Thought Conference (Portland, OR, from Apr 15, 2011 06:00 PM to Apr 16, 2011 12:00 AM)
Come to the University of Portland Aprile 15-16, 2011 to hear about topics including meat production, traditional Native American food, Social Justice and Food, GMO and Food, Sustainable and Local Food, and a keynote address from Michael Pollan.
Redesigning Your Regional Food Traditions by Gary Paul Nabhan (Oregon City, OR, from Apr 14, 2011 06:00 PM to Apr 14, 2011 08:30 PM)
Join us as we deepen our sense of what is local and regional food with Gary Paul Nabhan, an internationally-celebrated nature writer, seed saver, conservation biologist and sustainable agriculture activist.
FTSLA Webinar - Jumpstart your Sustainability Progress with the Natural Step Framework (Online, from Apr 13, 2011 01:00 PM to Apr 13, 2011 02:00 PM)
The Natural Step, a science-based sustainability framework, offers a highly valuable and relevant way to help you understand key sustainability issues, the kinds of practices and performance targets are truly needed to address them, and how to prioritize, plan and take action to deliver meaningful results.
Preparing the Ground for Local Fair Trade (24707 Grange Hall Rd Philomath, OR 97370, from Apr 12, 2011 01:30 PM to Apr 12, 2011 05:30 PM)
For a farm to be sustainable, it needs a steady, well-trained labor force, which creates an income that covers the cost of production, a living wage for the farmer, repairs and maintenance, continuing education for the farm staff, and general improvements to the farm.
Pork Butchery Class (Grants Pass, OR, from Apr 12, 2011 08:00 AM to Apr 14, 2011 12:00 AM)
Participate in proper harvesting and traditional preparations for pork
2011 Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting (Olympia, WA, from Apr 11, 2011 09:00 AM to Apr 11, 2011 03:00 PM)
Who should come? Farmers, fishers, buyers, local food processors, vintners, brewers, chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, grocers, community partners, and school, hospital, or nursing home food service representatives.
Co-author of The Polluters - Discossion, Q&A, Book Signing (Oregon, from Apr 10, 2011 03:00 PM to Apr 12, 2011 09:00 PM)
NCAP welcomes Benjamin Ross, co-author of The Polluters, for three nights of discussion. Attendance is bring friends.
Save Green Angel Garden (Astoria, OR, from Apr 09, 2011 06:00 PM to Apr 09, 2011 10:00 PM)
Green Angel Garden has quietly existed as the Long Beach Peninsula's only organic farm for more than 6 years. Apparently too quietly, since this well known secret is now in jeopardy of closing it's doors forever. The importance of a farm such as this is vital to the health of the community, and could serve as a great learning center for those wanting to explore the ancient and most modern ways to cultivate food.
Proper Livestock Handling Now Makes for Prime Cuts Later (Snohomish, WA, from Apr 09, 2011 09:00 AM to Apr 10, 2011 04:00 PM)
Learn techniques to ensure the health and safety of your livestock investment!
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