Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Homesteading Classes

Corn Shelling and Grinding
Sun March 1 12pm to 6pm

Carriage Hill

Boil the Sugar Down: Sweetners on the Farm
Sun March 8 12 pm to 5pm

Visit a Sugar Camp and learn how maple syrup was collected and boiled down to sweet syrup.

Carriage Hill

Feed and Flour Milling
Sat. March 21 1pm to 4 pm
Learn how to grind and mill a variety of grains to be used for feed and flour.

Possum Creek Metropark

Spring Tour of Aullwood Garden and Aull Home
Sun May 10 1pm to 3 pm

Tours of the House and Gardens

Aullwood Metropark
Build a Rain Barrel
Sat May 16 10 am to 12 pm

Learn how rain barrels conserve water and save you money on your water bill.
$20.00 fee to cover making a 55 gallon rain barrel

Wegerzyn Garden

For more information on these and more activities offered by 5 Rivers Metroparks visit:

1 comment:

ChristyACB said...

I wish I lived near enough to attend those!

The rain barrel one sounds especially nice. Sourcing an old barrel usually costs more than that let alone the hardware.