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Harvesting Your Homestead

When Sep 15, 2013
from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm
Where Sunbow Farm- Corvallis, OR
Contact Name
Contact Phone 541-929-5782
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HARVESTING YOUR HOMESTEAD (df. Homestead: “A house and its land”)

September 15 - Instructor: Harry MacCormack

This workshop will show you how to make the most out of whatever garden or small farm space you have available for food production. Tips are geared for survival during eight to nine months of low light levels and cooler weather patterns.

Workshop Focuses:

  • -Natural cycles and storage quality
  • -When to harvest for best quality
  • -Storage infrastructure
  • -Storage tips for onions, garlic, potatoes, carrots, beets, turnip family, apples, pears, quince, cabbage, late tomatoes, peppers, tomatillos, etc.
  • -Dry beans, peas
  • -Dry grains, corn, seeds
  • -Tips on drying, canning, freezing, pickling
  • -Fall/ Winter fresh produce: How to get the most over a 6-9 month cool period
  • -Animals, wet pastures, and other issues

10-3pm, $30 pre register by email, Please send check to address below to reserve your seat, bring lunch

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