September 13, 2014 (Rain date Sunday, Sept. 14)
Oasis Permaculture Food Forest Discovery Tour
3 - 5 pm, near Canton, NY
Workshop attendees will explore the function of underutilized fruits, nuts and perennial vegetables in a food forest setting. Workshop includes Make+Take Oyster Mushroom Bag Inoculation! Matt Bowman of Oasis Edible Landscapes is a certified teacher of permaculture and a twice certified permaculture designer. An RSVP is necessary due to limited attendance and the need to purchase materials. Email LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com to RSVP. There is a suggested donation for this unique event of $27 general, $50 couple (with one mushroom bag), $15 student.
September 18, 2014
Essential Oils 101 For Your Family, Animals, and Home
6:30 - 8 pm, Potsdam Community Room, Civic Center, 2 Park Street, Potsdam, NY
This class is a beginner’s look at the holistic use of essential oils,
presented by Michelle Young. Pre-registration is recommended but not necessary. Walk-in's are welcome on a first-come first-served basis. There is a suggested donation of $20 general, $35 couple, $10 student. Email LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com to RSVP.
September 20, 2014
COMPOSTING Made Simple for Garden and Home Food-Waste
10 am - 12 noon, Potsdam, NY
As part of our series of Beginning Gardener Workshops, Janet Lomastro, the doyenne of decomposition, will dig in the dirt once again to show you her unique and sensible 3-bin composting system, in Potsdam, NY. Attendance is limited to 12 and it fills up! RSVP is necessary due to limited session size. There is a suggested donation of $17 general, $30 couple, $7 student. Email LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com to RSVP for your spot.
September 20, 2014
Overwintering Fresh Herbs Basket for Your Kitchen Window
Potsdam Farmer's Market, Ive's Park, 1:30 - 3 pm
This workshop will be a Make & Take! John Kordet of Parsley Place Herbs will show us how we can keep fresh herbs throughout winter. Walk-in's will be welcomed but only first-come first-served There are limited materials available, so sign up now for best results!
There is a suggested donation of $27, $50 for a couple, $17 student. Email LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com to RSVP for your spot.
September 21, 2014
People's Climate March in New York City.
Carpooling and bus options. Details to follow.
September 22, 2014
"Fed Up" Cinema 10 film showing
7:15 pm, Roxy Theater, 20 Main St., Potsdam
Hunger Action Month is when our nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action against food insecurity in their communities. To help raise awareness of some of the troubling aspects of our food system, come watch this new documentary from Katie Couric. Panel discussion to follow!