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Upstate Foraging, Herb, and Homesteading Festival

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Green Deane (Eat the Weeds), Suzanne Shires, Forager, Author, Beautiful Setting. Plant Sales. Herbs.
Event by PUTNEY FARM and UPSTATE WEEDEATERS ANON: foraging wild and tame edibles and medicinals (FACEBOOK GROUP)
LOCATION: Putney Farm
Duration: 2 separate days; 9AM -5 PM
presented by:· Members of UPSTATE WEEDEATERS ANON: foraging wild and tame edibles and medicinals and Putney Farm, a Permaculture Food Forest
*Green Dean of Eat the Weeds and More (World’s most watched Forager)
“Edible Wild plants found in Upstate SC area and the South East.”
Suzanne Shires, Author and Medicinal Herbs expert; Author, Blogger )’there’s an herb for that’, reliving pain through herbal therapies”
*Donna Putney, SC Master Gardener and Natural Garden Designer: Medicinal Plant walk. with tips on use and care.
Lenard Putney: Owner of Putney Farm, caretaker and Landscape Designer: Tour of permaculture Food forest with tips. plus Raising poultry the Natural way (Deep litter)
Tiffany Almazan, CEO of The Sage Patch. “Growing Microgreens at Home”
Anna Spackman, Permaculture Designer : Anna Marie Spackman is a Permaculture Designer who loves learning, growing things and playing in the dirt.
Classes will be scheduled all day Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Gates close at 5 PM Sunday.
$65 including all classes, morning coffee or herb tea, one Noon picnic style chili meal
Children are free and their meal is $5
Green Deane: $30
Suzanne Shires: $30
all other classes: $10 each class
Meals: Adults: $7 each
Children: $5 each
You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch, drinks, and a blanket.
Limited primitive dry camping spots available upon prior approval (putneyfarm@aol.com
#All speakers will have booths where you can get hold of their products
PLANTS: Many plants from plant starts to gallon pots. This includes herbs, heirloom and non GMO tomatoes and other vegetables, Elderberry plants and cuttings, Moringa, Red Zinger, AKA Hibiscus Sabdariffa, Figs, Edible Hardy begonias, mints, oreganos, Cuban oregano, everbearing strawberries, nettle, wild herbs of all sorts.
Schedule : Saturday May 7
9AM-12 N: Green Deane Walk: Take a slow walk through food forests, meadows, woodland, wetlands and creekside trails that cross the nearly 10 acres of Putney Farm. Deane will show you how to Identify and use wild edibles that grow in your neighborhood or near you, and give you the history of many native and non native wild edibles growing here.
10:AM: Growing Microgreens at Home Tiffany Almazan: There are tips and tricks to successful microgreen growing. Tiffany will share her tips and tell you how growing your own microgreens at home can both save you money and provide fantastic nutrition at any time of the year.
10:30AM: Suzanne Shires, Author and Homestead survival teacher. “Herbs for pain.. ‘there’s an herb for that’, relieving pain through herbal therapies”
12 N till 1 Lunch
1 PM-3:00 PM Green Deane Walk
1:15Donna Putney Medicinal Plant Walk
2:00 PM Lenard Putney Farm Tour
2:30 PM Donna Putney Propagation and Pruning 101
3:15 PM: Gut Health
4:PM Anna Marie Spackman
Schedule Sunday May 8 2022
9:00 AM Green Deane
10:00: “Preserving Foods using a Dehydrator” Presenter: Tiffany Almazan
10: 30 AM Propagating and pruning 101Donna Putney
11:00 Gut Health Donna Putney
12:00 – 1PM LUNCH
1 PM-3 PM: Green Deane
1:15 PM Medicinal Plants and Their Uses
1:30 Suzanne Shires
2:30-3 PM Farm Tour: Lenard Putney


May 7
8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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1624 Taylor Road, Honea Path,296544,US


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