Schedule of Classes

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2016

Here's the preview of Spring classes so far!

Cuyahoga Falls - Quirk Cultural Center

Backyard Chickens

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Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, April 9 - 10:00am to Noon

Cost is $25

Call QCC 330-971-8425 to register

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started!

Organic Gardening


Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, April 30 - 10:00am to Noon - Class Closed

Cost is $25

Call QCC 330-971-8425 to register


Become part of the movement that is sweeping country when you join others who are returning to a simpler, cleaner, healthier and more responsible way of living through organic gardening. The latest information on getting started, diversified planting designs, non-chemical pest control, increasing productivity through design and pollinators, and extending the organic harvest will be discussed. This class will also includes ideas for edible landscaping! For beginners and experienced gardenersalike.


Food Preservation

Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, May 21 - 10:00am to Noon

Cost is $25

Call QCC 330-971-8425 to register


Whether you buy in bulk, shop the Farmer's Market or have a garden, this class if for you. Learn four different ways to preserve your harvest the safe way. Canning fruits, vegetables and meats, fermenting and pickling, drying and freezing will all be covered.


2015

Be sure to check the Speaking Schedule. I'll be at the Mother Earth News Fair presenting the topic "Preserving Your Garden's Bounty" in September!

Classes are listed by LOCATION, then DATE

More Classes will be added for Spring 2016 - Check back Frequently


***If you want to take a class at a different time than listed below, email me and I will consider another class at the farm***


Cuyahoga Falls - Quirk Cultural Center


Organic Gardening


Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, May 2 10:00am to Noon - Class Closed

Cost is $20

Call QCC 330-971-8425 to register


Become part of the movement that is sweeping country when you join others who are returning to a simpler, cleaner, healthier and more responsible way of living through organic gardening. The latest information on getting started, diversified planting designs, non-chemical pest control, increasing productivity through design and pollinators, and extending the organic harvest will be discussed. This class will also includes ideas for edible landscaping! For beginners and experienced gardenersalike.


Cuyahoga Falls - Stone Cottage Kitchen

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Making the Switch to Whole Foods

(stay tuned for cooking with food allergies coming in June)

It's time to learn how to cook with the wonderful foods you've growing!Healthy whole food eating/cooking will be the focus of this class. Recipes, tips and tasting are offered! Lead by Clinical Nutritionist, health coach and gardener.

Offered: Saturday, May 16, 2015 10:00am - 12:30pm

Cost: $39

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stone-Cottage-Kitchen/935240963186965?ref=hl

Cuyahoga Falls - Quirk Cultural Center

Backyard Chickens

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Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, May 23 10:00am to Noon

Cost is $20

Call QCC 330-971-8425 to register

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started!


Food Preservation

Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, June 6 10:00am to Noon

Cost is $25

Call QCC 330-971-8425 to register


Whether you buy in bulk, shop the Farmer's Market or have a garden, this class if for you. Learn four different ways to preserve your harvest the safe way. Canning fruits, vegetables and meats, fermenting and pickling, drying and freezing will all be covered.

2014

Cuyahoga Falls

Seed Starting 101 - Class over



On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden

Offered: Saturday, February 8, 2014 10:00am to Noon

Cost is $25

To register: Email info@stonecottagefarmandgarden.com. Include name(s) and phone number to register. Thanks!

Chase those wintertime blues by getting ready for Spring! There's nothing like seeing new little green shoots emerging from rich fragrant soil! Learn how to start your own seeds indoors to get a jump start on your garden. A seed starting kit will be provided in the class with seeds and starting mix.


Raised-Bed Sustainable & Organic Gardening

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On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden - This class includes a tour of the gardens, weather permitting

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Offered: Saturday, May 17th from 10:00 a.m.- Noon

Registration:

info@stonecottagefarmandgarden.comInclude name(s) and phone number to register. Thanks!

Cost is $25.00

Learn how to grow your own delicious, organic foods in raised beds. No long rows to hoe or till, no large areas needed. Raised-beds are easy, productive and attractive! With 30 years experience in raised-bed gardening, I will show you how to locate and construct the beds, as well as learn how to plant, grow and harvest an abundance of food in a small area. Recipes will be included. Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started! Thanks to Seed Saver’s Exchange for their contribution to this class!


Backyard Chickens-Class Closed

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On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden in partnership with Countryside Conservancy

Offered: Saturday, April 12, 2014 10am-Noon

Check back for link to register.

Cost is $25.00

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started! On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden.


Edible Landscaping & Container Gardeningfor Small Spaces

On location at Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, May 10th, 10:00 am-Noon

Call the Quirk Cultural Center to register:

330-971-8425

Cost is $20.00

Don't think you have room for a traditional garden? Live in a condo? Learn how to enhance your landscape with hidden "gardens" of food and flowers! Have you considered container gardening? There is more to this type of gardening than just putting your plants in pots on the balcony! Learn all the secrets to successful, small and creative gardening in this class. Grow your own organic foods for your family! Get the kids or grand kids involved to see how much fun this can be! Go home with goodies to get you started!


Backyard Chickens

On location at Quirk Cultural Center

Offered: Saturday, May 31, 10am-Noon

Call the Quirk Cultural Center to register:

330-971-8425

Cost is $20.00

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started!


Medina, OH

Seed Starting 101 (at Wolfe Creek Environmental Center)-CLASS CLOSED



On location at Wolf Creek Environmental Center

Offered: Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:00am to Noon

Cost is $20

To register:http://reservations.medinacountyparks.com/programs/1153/662523.8257

Get ready for Spring! There's nothing like seeing new little green shoots emerging from rich fragrant soil! Learn how to start your own seeds indoors to get a jump start on your garden. A seed starting kit will be provided in the class with seeds and starting mix.


Cutting-Edge Organic Gardening & Edible Landscaping

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Location: Wolf Creek Environmental Center

Offered: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Times: 10:00am to Noon

Cost: $25

Registration:

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Become part of the movement that is sweeping country when you join others who are returning to a simpler, cleaner, healthier and more responsible way of living through organic gardening. Lorree Cummings, clinical nutritionist and owner of Stone Cottage Farm & Garden, will share the latest information on getting started, diversified planting designs, non-chemical pest control, increasing productivity through design and pollinators, extending the organic harvest and more. This class will also include ideas for edible landscaping! For beginners and experienced gardeners alike.


Massillon

Cutting-Edge Organic Gardening- OVER

Beechcreek Gardens Annual Symposium

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Location: Drage Career Center

The Beechcreek Gardens annual Garden Symposium will feature a keynote speaker and several breakout sessions. Stone Cottage Farm & Garden will be holding two of these sessions on Cutting Edge Organic Gardening practices.

Offered: Saturday, February 15, 2014

Times: 10:00-11:05 or

11:20-12:25

Registration: Contact Beechcreek Gardens at 330-829-7050

Become part of the movement that is sweeping country when you join others who are returning to a simpler, cleaner, healthier and more responsible way of living through organic gardening. Lorree Cummings, clinical nutritionist and owner of Stone Cottage Farm & Garden, will share the latest information on getting started, diversified planting designs, non-chemical pest control, increasing productivity through design and pollinators, extending the organic harvest and more. For beginners and experienced gardeners alike.


Do you need a speaker? Would you or your organization like to schedule a class in your location?

Just contact me here: info@StoneCottageFarmAndGarden.com


Previous Classes

2013

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CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH

Quirk Cultural Center

Backyard Chickens

Offered: Saturday, February 16, 2013 10:00am-Noon

Call the Quirk Center at 330-971-8425 to register!

Cost is $20.00 + minimal Cultural Center registration fee

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started!

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On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden


Raised-Bed Sustainable & Organic Gardening

On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden in partnership with Countryside Conservancy

Offered: Saturday, March 16, 2013 10:00a.m.- 12:30p.m. orTuesday, May 7, 2013 6:00pm-8:30pm

Registration:

http://www.cvcountryside.org/farmers/HomeCooksBackyardFarmers.php

Cost is $25.00

Learn how to grow your own delicious, organic foods in raised beds. No long rows to hoe or till, no large areas needed. Raised-beds are easy, productive and attractive! With 30 years experience in raised-bed gardening, I will show you how to locate and construct the beds, as well as learn how to plant, grow and harvest an abundance of food in a small area. Recipes will be included. Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started! Thanks to Seed Saver’s Exchange for their contribution to this class!

Backyard Chickens

On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden in partnership with Countryside Conservancy

Offered: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:00pm-8:30pm

http://www.cvcountryside.org/farmers/HomeCooksBackyardFarmers.php

Cost is $25.00

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started!

Urban Homesteading Day

On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden in partnership with Countryside Conservancy

Offered: Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:30am-4:30pm

http://www.cvcountryside.org/farmers/HomeCooksBackyardFarmers.php

Cost: $125

Spend the day on the farm learning how to design your own urban homestead, create raised-bed organic gardens, how to set up for and take care of backyard chickens, what is involved in beekeeping and more! Classroom instruction and hands-on experience on the farm. Go home with goodies to get you started on your own Urban Homestead.

Please write to info@stonecottagefarmandgarden.com for questions.

Food Preservation Day - an additional date has been added in July!

On location at Stone Cottage Farm & Garden

Offered: Saturday, June 8, 2013 9:30-3:30 - Class Closed!

Saturday, July 27, 2013 9:30-3:30 - Class Closed!

Cost is $99

Write to info@stonecottagefarmandgarden.com to register!

Learn four different ways to preserve your harvest! Canning (fruits, vegetables & meats will be covered), fermenting & pickling, drying and freezing will all be covered in detail. Expect to spend some time in the kitchen with hands-on learning. Expect to go home with goodies to get you started!


NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH

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Don Mould's Plantation

Backyard Chickens

Offered Saturday, April 27, 2013 1:00pm-3:00pm

Call 440-327-3407 to register

Cost is $20.00

Learn how to have your very own farm-fresh organic eggs or how to grow your own Sunday chicken dinner! Which chickens are best for your needs? Where to put them? Learn what you need for your feathered friends, where to get them and how to take care of them! It’s easier than you think, fun for the whole family and you are rewarded with fresh, wholesome food! Give-a-ways and drawings make the class fun and will help you get started!

MEDINA, OH

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Wolf Creek Environmental Center

Urban Homesteading

Offered: May 1, 2013 6:30pm-8:30pm

http://reservations.medinacountyparks.com/programs/809/464108.68585/to register for May 1st class!

Offered: May 25, 2013 10:00am-Noon

http://reservations.medinacountyparks.com/programs/810/231910.68728/ toregister for May 25th class!

Cost is $20

This two hour class will touch on the basics of Backyard Chickens, Raised-Bed Organic Gardening, Beekeeping and Homestead design. Lots of take-home information in class and then transplanting of seedlings to take home for your own garden. Handouts and goodies will get you started!







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Stone Cottage Farm & Garden 2013