On March 17th we will have a foraging outing for mushrooms at our farm in south Roane county: www.wingedelmfarm.com.Let's plan on gathering at 9:30 that morning. We can head out soon after for a few hours. Plan on returning to the house for a light lunch and and an examination of our finds.We are still looking for that one knowledgeable person to join the rest of us amateurs. Make sure to bring some sturdy walking shoes and a harvest knife.All are…See More
"Hey fellow canners/preservers!
I am trying to organize a canning/preserving how-to workshop with Eddie Young from Redeeming Hope Ministries/Food in the Fort. I contacted Bonnie Sheeley, the UT Extension agent who has done these in the past, but she…"
"Just a question, I don't qualify for the open Extension Specialist, are there any low level jobs in this field? I don't have the education required for the position, but it would be a life's dream to work in this field."
Dear Mary, please let me know if you have any greenhouse, field, or event support volunteer needs. I could do a few hours here and there. I'd probably catch up with what you're doing faster that way than asking for personal "meeting". I have worked at the U.T. gardens in the past, mainly in the greenhouses, also with extension service as Master Gardener and Master Completed. Organic gardener off and on for fourth years, heading towards Permaculture as fast as my little brain and other resources will let me.
There are several people in the neighborhood who have expressed an interest in this. Back in 2002, there was a community garden up on 5th maybe around Chestnut. One of the guys who helped till said that it was shady. Hopefully some of the other people who are interested will sign up here and you all can start a discussion about it.