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October 2019

Medicinal Herb Symposium

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

10/18/19 - 10/19/19 Herbal Medicine is the oldest form of medicine known to mankind. Whether you are new to herbal medicine or a bit more seasoned, everyone will learn the benefits of medicinal herbs and how to use them in everyday life. In this symposium, you will learn to create your own herbal products including syrups, balms, muscle rubs, bath products and more. The products you create will be yours to take! This symposium will be taught by Thomas McGowian,…

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Grow Your Own Mushrooms

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The demand for fresh shiitake and oyster mushrooms has grown rapidly with the meaty shiitake now the second most popular mushroom in the world. Whether you are interested in growing mushrooms for their exceptional taste, their nutritious value, or their commercial potential, this class will get you started. Learn what tools and wood you will need; how to prepare, inoculate, seal and store the logs; when to harvest and how to store or preserve the resulting mushroom crops. Each participant…

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February 2020

Home Scale Sustainable Vegetable Production

February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CBTC, 660 Concord Parkway, N
Concord, NC 28025 United States
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Want to get more food from your backyard garden? Join David Goforth for beginning level instruction on gardening with emphasis on sustainability. Class room topics include selecting and planting vegetables, soil management, composting, controlling pests, garden management, harvest and post-harvest management, and home fruit production. Students will have a volunteer opportunity to garden with the instructor every Saturday morning. All vegetables produced during this internship will go to charity. Instructor, David Goforth, has been a life-long farmer. He attended North…

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