SUNDAY Activities


PANEL DISCUSSION:

“Locating & Pumping Water for a Beginning Homesteader (With & Without Electricity)” 




SUNDAY follow-ons:


1) Jim
Juczak demonstrates how to build one of his deep well hand pumps...it stake an hour or maybe a bit more.

2) See Rich Douglass' water-pumping windmill at work on the homestead tours.  Click here to view a more complete description of the Sunday Home Tours.



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PANEL DISCUSSION:

Flush Busters: Simple & Cheap Humanure Composting
         How to Save Money, Resources, and Frozen Pipes While Enriching Your Soil
SUNDAY follow-on:

See a simple bucket system in the works at the Rice homestead tour.  Sign up at the Festival.  Click here to view a more complete description of the Sunday Home Tours.

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DOUGLASS, Rich

"A Low-Tech Lifestyle: High Living, Low on the Hog”
Rich and Aimee Douglass have been living a low-tech life style on their 160-acre, horse-powered farm in Russell for the last 30 years.

SUNDAY follow-on:
The Douglass famiy's simple systems at work at the homestead tours. Click here to view a more complete description of the Sunday Home Tours.

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HASSIG, Don

"Pollutant Carcinogen Exposure Reduction
Education"

SUNDAY follow-on:

Cancer risk information is presented for dioxin exposure.  According to the 2003 draft US EPA dioxin reassessment, dioxin exposure cancer risk for average consumption of animal fat foods is approximately 1 in 1000. Workshop participants will receive instruction in minimization of pollutant releases and exposure avoidance strategies.  The final portion of the workshop trains participants to work together as cancer prevention educators using their own particular skills as artists, dancers, musicians, public speakers, or writers.

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JUCZAK
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Jim
“Scrounging a Home and Life's Necessities”  (see the other featured presentation and workshops Jim is giving as well!)


SUNDAY follow-on:
A  tour of the Woodhenge Community (5 miles from Watertown, NY) is offered for the extended hours of 10-4 tp have time to see the various community construction projects and homes!  Water Pumping options here as well.  Click here to view a more complete description of the Sunday Home Tours.

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McDERMOTT, Whitney


“Introductory Beekeeping”

SUNDAY follow-on:
Whit will continue according to the desires of the group, with more in depth instruction. He will bring empty equipment to show you, but no bees!

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