June 14th event: Food & Farming at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Ann Arbor Reskilling is supporting a community event for our June presentations:

Farm Education Day and Sustainable Food Fest

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Celebrate sustainable food and farming with the local Jewish community: Re-Skilling Workshops, Vendors, Education, and Food!

Sunday, June 14th    10am – 2pm

at Matthaei Botanical Gardens  |  1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
– with bus tours to Green Things Farm

Presentations on Beekeeping, Soil Health and Composting, Seeds, Pickles, and more!
Visit http://www.facebook.com/jewishallianceFLJ for a full schedule!

Hosted and made possible by:
The Jewish Alliance for Food, Land, & Justice
and the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor
All persons are welcome regardless of religion or affiliation

Admission is free, but it helps to pre-register at:
http://farm-and-sustainable-foodfest.eventbrite.com

Featured A2 Reskilling Presentation:

12:15 – 1:15 Backyard Chickens hosted by Glee Bohanon, CEO, and chief bottlewasher at Fair Feather Farm. Meet a few chickens and learn about raising them in your own backyard, including caring/feeding, safe handling of eggs, and how to make home-made feeders.

A2 Reskilling Table Demos:

10 – 12 Intro to Canning hosted by Emily Springfield of Preserving Traditions.

10 – 2 Intro to Weaving hosted by Kathy and Leslie Moskal of Moskal Farm.

10 – 2 Making Lip Balm & Hand Lotion hosted by Kathy and Leslie Moskal of Moskal Farm.

 

A2 Reskilling: Promoting resilience through community building and skill-sharing.

If you have a community event you would like us to supply reskilling workshops for, please let us know! We are always excited to help reskilling reach new parts of our community!

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