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Thursday, July 27th, 2017 10:00 AM

Water Bath Canning 101 Jul 27

Appalachian Sustainable Development / Water Bath Canning 101

This is your opportunity to learn the basics of water bath canning. This class will cover the food items that are safe to can at home using the water bath method, teach safe canning procedures and give each attendee hands-on canning experience. The registration fee, ($20) includes instructional handouts, canning recipe resources, and each attendee will take home a jar of what we can in class. *Preregistration is required - call 276-223-6040 or email sandyst@vt.edu... Continue

Friday, August 11th, 2017 02:30 PM

Forest Site Assessment & Planning Aug 11

Appalachian Sustainable Development / Forest Site Assessment & Planning

This ​intermediate ​-to ​- ​advanced ​level ​training ​is ​designed ​for ​growers ​who ​understand ​the ​basics ​of ​forest ​farming ​and ​are ​ready ​to ​get ​to ​work ​and ​take ​their ​operations ​to ​the ​next ​level. ​The ​multi-day ​workshop ​will ​give ​growers ​of ​forest ​botanicals ​like ​ginseng, ​goldenseal, ​black ​cohosh ​and ​more ​an ​opportunity ​to ​gain ​practical, ​hands-on ​experience ​with ​the ​technical ​aspects ​of ​individualized ​planning, ​growing, ​and ​planting. ​Attendees ​will ​hone ​their ​plant ​identification ​skills, ​learn ​propagation ​methods ​in ​a ​hands-on ​environment, ​and ​prepare ​voucher ​specimens. ​They ​will ​gain ​important ​background ​knowledge ​on ​federal ​regulations ​and ​learn ​how ​to ​estimate ​plant ​populations... Continue

Saturday, August 12th, 2017 03:30 PM

An Evening Under The Stars With Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers Aug 12

Appalachian Sustainable Development / An Evening Under The Stars With Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers

Enjoy an indoor VIP reception complete with open beer/wine bar & hors d'oeuvres prepared with local Appalachian ingredients. Then move out back for a "knock-your-socks" off concert with Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers & special guest Dori Freeman! Space is limited. All proceeds benefit ASD.... Continue

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