Animal/plant/seed swap Port Charlotte FL and surrounding areas

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by chickenmamalp, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Chillin' With My Peeps

    A warm welcome to all people trying to make a difference in their own lives and communities by educating themselves in various regenerist activities. Come have fun on our little urban farm and enjoy a great day and night with friends new and old. Potluck dinner and camping with a night filled with awesome food, drum beats, song and fire gazing. There will be a plant,seed and animal swap/sale so bring you goodies to share
    Camping free. Outdoor shower. Plenty of parking, pets and chil...dren welcome. All vendors welcome and encouraged to display and sell your goods please RSVP for this.
    Tentative schedule as follows and subject to change


    Vermicomposting-build your own worm bin by Green Leaf Worm Farm
    You will need to bring a min. 14 gallon heavy duty dark plastic bin with lid like(roughneck) brand or you can pre-order a used already put together one for $10.00. Please contact Green Leaf to pre-order worms before November 1st so they will be here. You can get Red Wigglers who are good food composters or African Night Crawlers that like grain like/corn meal or worm chow (941) 626-5970.

    Learn how to grow shiitake mushrooms on a log and oyster mushrooms in coffee grounds presented by Jack Merriam of Merriam's mushrooms

    Build large scale composting piles by Brad Ward, ECHO Agricultural Technical Consultant

    Plant propagation by Val Ollinger, Sarasota County Master Gardner

    Growing Bannans in SWFL by David Chapman

    Permaculture 101 by Kattya Graham

    Build and paint a planter from recycled tires by Natalia Shea L.A Ainger teacher and students
    Please bring a sharp knife and can of spray paint if possible

    Perennial food crops by Josh Jamison

    Potluck dinner
    Plant/seed/animal swap

    Breakfast served

    Building a Food Forest bY Taylor Walker & Erica Lynn Klopf

    Amimal husbandry by local 4-H groups

    Install your own small pond and stock it with beneficial fish and aquatic plants Myakka Aquatics

    Wildflower and wild edibles walk with Andy Firk at the Lemon Bay Conservancy

    Canoe, paddleboard and kayak our local bay

    Please call 941-735-6623 with any questions and/or suggestions and "like" Covewinds Farm facebook page
  2. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Anyone have ideas how to promote this for people in my area?

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