2019 Presentation and Demonstration Schedule
11:30 am Native Bees and Pollinator-friendly Gardens: Jocelyn Crocker
Jocelyn Crocker is a chicken- and bee-keeper, community garden coordinator, and Master Composter Recycler who prefers to grow food instead of lawns.
12:30 pm Beginning Gardening:-Get Growing Your Own! Denise O'Reilly
1:30 pm Home Mushroom Growing: Carleton Gruger
Carleton Gruger is a Mushroom Caretaker with a vision for pattern driven processes. Experience designing software mix with permaculture and holistic management practices to bring more fungi into our lives.
2:30 pm Soil: Mark Stumpf-Allen, Dawn Boileau, and Thean Pheh
Thean Pheh has practiced no till gardening or zero tillage since 1968 in Malaysia, and in Alberta since 1982.
11:30 am Seed saving: John Freebury
John Freebury lives and works on a farm near Stettler and is passionate about plants, gardening, and seed saving. He has studied permaculture design and regenerative agriculture in Alberta and BC, and remains keenly interested in community resiliency.
1:00 pm Tool Sharpening: Hart Wichern
Hart Wichern is an Old Timer who has seen a tool or two in his time and knows how to care for both wood and metal.
2:30 pm Cannabis Cultivation: Fred Mills
Fred Mills is a Veteran Cannabis Grower and helps Medicinal Cannabis patients get licensed, get starting materials and get growing. He teaches about the medicines, how to make them and how to use them.