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  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    P & A Pet Foods in Doylestown, PA

    Chicken Chat

    Bucks County Foodshed Alliance is holding its Backyard Chicken program at P & A Pet Foods for P & A's annual Chicken Chat. We'll cover ins and outs of raising chickens in your own backyard, Thursday, March 15, 7:00 pm at P &A Pet Foods in Doylestown. The panelists will share information from their personal experience of raising chickens. 

    This Chicken Chat focuses on raising baby chicks, chick nutrition, introducing chicks into a flock, chicken health, practical tips and tricks. Come learn from the three speakers including a local expert, local avian veterinarian, and a nutritional expert.

    P & A Pet Foods is located at 826 N. Easton Road, Doylestown, PA 18902. Please sign up in advance for this popular event by calling 215-348-9700 or emailing your name to info@pafeed.com. There is no charge for this event, but donations to support our initiates and keep our programs running are appreciated. Refreshments, door prizes, and giveaways will be offered. 

    Please give a big thank you to P & A for inviting BCFA to partner with it for their Chicken Chats. You'll be able to find all your backyard chicken needs at P & A including chicks.

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  • Wednesday, April 04, 2018 at 07:00 PM · $5.00 USD

    Newtown Township Building

    Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables in Much Less Space with Derek Fell

    Learn how to grow more and grow smarter in your garden, no matter what size garden you have. Derek Fell, Bucks County garden writer will help your gardens stretch up, now out, for maximum yields. His two most recent books are 'Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space and 'Just Grow This!: An Insider's Guide to the Top Plants and Seeds for Great Flavor, Bumper Crop Yields and Impressive Blooms.
    Session: Wed, Apr. 4, 7:00-9:00pm #181248
    Instructor: Derek Fell
    Location: Newtown Township Administration Building
    Fee: $5
    Derek Fell is a nationally known Bucks County author, gardener and photographer. His career includes working with the Burpee Seed Company and helping with a previous White House vegetable garden. He landscaped his 24-acre Cedaridge Farm in Pipersville to photograph and to share with the public through both his publications and open house garden tours. Among his dozens of books are the award-winning Vegetables: How to Select, Grow & Enjoy – still considered full of timely advice three decades later – and The White House Vegetable Garden.

    Join us - come with your garden questions, bring your Derek Fell books for an autograph or buy one of his books! This class is sponsored or (done in cooperation with the) by the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance. Learn more about BCFA at bucksfoodshed.org.
  • Wednesday, May 02, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Northampton Library

    Garden Q and A

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Summer Farm Tour Series at Plowshare Farm

  • Wednesday, August 01, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Summer Farm Tour Series at Bedminster Orchard

  • Wednesday, September 05, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Newtown Township Building

    Preserving the Herb Harvest

  • Wednesday, October 03, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Plumsteadville Grange

    Fermenting Vegetables Kimchee

  • Wednesday, November 07, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Lower Bucks Library

    DIY Baby Food and Healthy After School Snacks

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