Upcoming Regional Events
Join us at Penn State Extension Bucks County for a fun and affordable 4-part Fall Gardening Series!
Monday, October 6, 2014; Class: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. *Exam starts promptly!
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tuesday, October 14, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Farm Talk and Master Gardener class: Soil 101
For Montgomery County Only: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
"Get Your Autumn On". Create a fall wreath with dried corn husks, fall accents and ribbons. Great autumn way to greet people at your front door.
Have you been eager to eat the Mediterranean way, but haven’t been sure where to start? Repeated research has proven that adopting the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle reduces heart disease and is related to lower weight, better cognition and reduced risk of diabetes.
Monday, November 3, 2014; Class: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. *Exam starts promptly!
Whether it’s growing and drying herbs, making jams or jellies, baking bread and cakes, or packaging gourmet dinners for one, food-related businesses are becoming increasingly popular as a way to earn a living (or to supplement your income). The cook’s creative flair may be combined with business practicality in a way that other enterprises may lack.
Learn the ancient art of Japanese paper folding. Make and take home ornaments for the holiday sea-son and share your knowledge with family and friends. This is a hands-on workshop.
The program for the evening will be "Healthy Eating with a Mediterranean Cuisine" presented by Fran Alloway, MS, RD, LDN, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator.
Monday, December 1, 2014; Class: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. *Exam starts promptly!
Class - Thursday, December 4, 2014, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Exam - Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) are hosting a free Mock Farm Food Safety Audit on December 10, 2014. This event, held on a working farm, is designed to help small-scale produce farmers gain a better understanding of what to expect from a third party Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) audit.
Make your own one of a kind wreath in the morning from 9-11 AM. The Greens Gift Shop, will be open from 9 - 3 PM to shop for your holiday decorative items.