On September 25 and 26, the SLP will sponsor its first annual CELEBRATION! A Local Living Festival
the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm south of Canton on Rt.
68. The event will be a grassroots celebration of local rural life
skills and self-reliance, small-scale agriculture, and alternative
energy. On Saturday and Sunday a full schedule of workshops and
demonstrations will include:
Gardening, Cold Frame Gardening, Food Preparation and Preservation,
Green Building, Composting, Rainwater Catchment, Cheesemaking,
Fermentation, The Family Cow, Raising Chickens for Eggs and Meat,
Scrounging, Optimum Orcharding for Northern Climes, Preparing Delicious
Vegan Food, Raising Sheep for Fiber and Meat, Forest Management, The
Solar Greenhouse, Running Vehicles on Veggie Oil, Living Mortgage Free,
Green Building, Intro to Off-Grid Living, Beekeeping for Beginners,
Eating on a Shoestring, One Broke and Lazy Person’s Guide to Food Self
Sufficiency, and much more.
Festival will also feature demonstrations of traditional crafts and
tools, music, dancing, children’s activities, food, a Farmer’s Market,
a Flea, Barter, FreeCycle Market, and a Sustainable Art Show with
prizes. Put it on your calendar now!