Thursday, October 02, 2014

"You can live off the land, even in the middle of the city." Urban Homesteading Panel: Tuesday, October 7th

Urban Homesteading Panel
Reservations Required
Tuesday, October 7
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Central Library Arrington Auditorium
2100 Park Place, Bham 35203


You can live off the land, even in the middle of the city. This panel of experts will tell you how to get started.

Katie Davis of Jones Valley Teaching Farm will discuss urban farming and more;
http://jonesvalleyteachingfarm.org/

Josh Terrell of Hop City will discuss craft home-brewing and the art of mead.

http://www.hopcitybeer.com/



Sallie Lee and Angela Treadaway of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Jefferson County and Shelby County offices, will share their insight on sustainable topics such as beekeeping, and canning/preserving.
http://www.aces.edu/main/#

Whole Foods Birmingham will provide sandwich wraps for attendees.
https://www.facebook.com/wholefoodsbirmingham?fref=photo



Hope Long, library director at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, will serve as emcee.

http://www.bbgardens.org/library.php


During the event, there will also be honey and mead tastings and complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided by Tau Poco.
https://www.facebook.com/taupoco

Admission is free but registration is required. You may register here.
The Eat Drink Read Write Fest is made possible by gracious contributions from Wind Creek Hospitality and the Friends of the Birmingham Public Library, as well as these following partners and sponsors:

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