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  • Wednesday, April 05, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    100 Ways to Build a Garden

    Bucks County Foodshed Alliance presents “100 Ways to Build a Garden,” a viewing and discussion of short films focusing on different methods for creating a garden. Get your gardening mojo going with us on Wednesday, April 5, 7 pm at the Free Library of Northampton Township, in Richboro.
     
    This fun event will inspire us and help to kick off our gardening season by delving into the various ways to create thriving gardens - from raised beds and container gardening to vertical gardens! The series of short videos will be carefully selected from sources such as Nourish Life, YouTube, and elsewhere. After the viewing, please stay for a discussion where we can all share our garden stories and advice!
     

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    The Free Library of Northampton Township is located at 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro, PA 18954. There is no charge for this event, but donations are appreciated.

  • Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Warminster Heights in Warminster, PA

    Getting Rid of Weeds and Bugs Safely

    Are Round Up and Sevin really the only things that work? Learn more about how to remove weeds and bugs safely in your backyard garden.

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  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 09:00 AM · $219.00 USD

    Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA

    Queen Rearing

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    Queen Rearing 

    The benefits of raising your own queen include queens adapted to your environment, avoiding southern queens that may have mated with your Africanized drones, and establishing your own nucs. Designed for the experienced beekeeper, this course includes the basics of:

    • Queen rearing
    • The practice of grafting larvae
    • The Cloake board method of queen rearing which is ideal for raising a few queens. You have option of taking your queen cells home.

    Course #APR110-002

    No. of sessions 3

    Days: Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday

    Dates: May 20, 21 and 30

    Times: Saturday, Sunday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday 6-8 p.m.

    Location: Main Campus

    Tuition: $219


     

     

  • Wednesday, June 07, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    Hershberger Heritage Farm in Sellersville, PA

    Farm Tour: Hershberger Heritage Farm

    Join the Layton Family as they share the story and beauty of their young farm. 6:00 potluck meal - please bring a dish to share, your eating utensils, and a chair. Farm tour begins at 7:00.

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  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    Aro Hill Farm in Jamison, PA

    Farm Tour: Aro Hill Farm

    Meet the Wertmans, a veteran now farmer and his wife, and learn about the farm they've built. 6:00 potluck meal - please bring a dish to share, your eating utensils, and a chair. Farm tour begins at 7:00.

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  • Friday, July 21, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA

    Introductory Beekeeping

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    Introductory Beekeeping 

    This weekend course is designed for hobbyists, beginning beekeepers or for experts needing a refresher. In this course you will learn about:

    • Honey bee biology and behavior
    • Building an apiary and harvesting honey
    • Apiary equipment and supplies 
    • Management practices for each season

    Course #APR101-002

    No. of sessions: 3 

    Days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

    Dates: July 21, 22 and 23

    Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Location: Main Campus, Feldman Building, 122

    Tuition: $219

     

  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    Bedminster Orchard in Perkasie, PA

    Farm Tour: Bedminster Orchard

    Brett Saddington will show us around his orchard and share his orchard's history and challenges. 6:00 potluck meal - please bring a dish to share, your eating utensils, and a chair. Farm tour begins at 7:00.

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  • Wednesday, September 06, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    St. Mary's Life Center in Feasterville-Trevose , PA

    The Real Skinny on Fats

    Come learn how fats are an essential part of your healthy diet and how to use them properly.

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  • Wednesday, October 04, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Plumsteadville Grange in Plumsteadville, PA

    Fermenting Drinks

    Dr. Kristann Heinz and Felicia Wasicko will show you how to make these healthy beverages and teach you about the benefits of probiotics.

     

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  • Saturday, November 04, 2017 at 11:00 AM

    Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA

    Local Food and Social Injustice

    Please note, this event is on SATURDAY.
    BCFA presents a panel filled with local experts who will lead a discussion of this far-reaching topic.
    Location to be determined.

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