Grains to Wreaths
Local flower grower and floral artist extraordinaire Michelle Elston will lead workshop participants through the process of wreath making using local grains like rye, sorghum and wheat. This hands-on opportunity will allow each participant to make a dried wreath that captures the natural attributes of autumn.
Fee: $16 PASA or DC Farm CSA member/$18 non-member (includes wreath making supplies)
"I have always pictured myself as a flower farmer. It's this vision of a life of simplicity, hard work, and natural beauty that propels me. I hope that I can inspire you to see some of the good, alive, and beautiful in our world."
- Michelle Elston, Roots, Owner and Farmer
Learn more about Michelle and Roots Flower Farm at http://rootsflowerfarm.com/
Limited number of discounted spots reserved for Dickinson College students. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register if you are a Dickinson student.
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Offered in partnership with Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) & Good Food Neighborhood
Each Sustainability Series Workshop will start at 2:00pm at the Dickinson College Farm, located at 553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007. The two-hour workshops offer homesteaders of all skill levels tips and strategies to maximize production and enjoyment from home and community food production.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes; bring water, a journal and a camera if you'd like.
The Dickinson College Farm is a 50-acre living laboratory that is USDA Certified Organic. Located just six miles from campus, the farm has more than 15 acres of vegetable production ground and 18 acres of animal pasture. The farm supports the academic interests of students and faculty, promotes renewable energy through solar applications and builds a greater awareness about how food is generated using techniques that help sustain natural ecosystems.
1) Grain in Field, Creative Commons License, Flickr user Jon Bunting/"lovingyourwork.com"
2) Grain in a Tennessee Field, Creative Commons License, Flickr User "hankinsphoto.com"
Dickinson College Farm (View)
553 Park Drive
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
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