With special free DIY seminars provided by the Local Living Venture and many others!


Cheel Sports Center
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

$ 3 Admission, Children under 12 years of age free
DIY Sessions
Coordinated by Local Living Venture
Location: "Our Place" on main entry level of Cheel Center (above the arena)
Landscape Your Yard with Edibles
~ Using Permaculture Principles
Dani Baker, Cross Island Organic Farm & Food Forest
Friday 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Our Place on Cheel main level

Building An Ultra Light Canoe
Will Sommerfield of Paddler's Workshop and the Local Living Venture.
Based on J. Henry Rushton's ultralight wood canoes, circa 1900, updated with modern ultra-light materials and weighing in at 12-14 pounds!
Friday 3 to 4 pm, Our Place on Cheel main level

Basics of Home Brewing Beer
Mike Zagrobelny of HomeBrewU and the Local Living Venture.
No prior knowledge necessary; we will start at the VERY beginning with a brief but thorough overview.
Topics covered will include basic brewing equipment, where to buy needed items, basic brewing vocabulary, and (time permitting) an overview of stove top extract brewing, compared to all-grain brewing.
Saturday noon to 1 pm, Our Place on Cheel main level

Lots o' Knots!
Jim Blackmore of the St. Lawrence Power Squadron  and the Local Living Venture.
Join in the fun as Jim shares the magic and mystery of lots o' useful knots for home, boat, farm, and life in general!  Some of the knots we will share include an overhand knot, bowline, a cleat hitch, and more! Great for kids and grown-ups alike.
Saturday 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Our Place on Cheel main level

Home, Garden & Business Expo
General Schedule

Thursday, April 27, 2017
4 pm - 5 pm  Key Note Speaker
5 pm - 8 pm  Educational Sessions - Sustainable Energy & Buildings Education workshops will kick off the Expo, with four sessions to help educate local residents, building owners, and contractors about opportunities for improving homes for health and efficiency. This Thursday evening event is free and open to the public.

Friday, April 28, 2017
12n  - 6 pm     Expo & DIY Sessions
6 pm - 8 pm    Expo Reception 

Saturday, April 29, 2017
10 am - 4 pm  Expo & DIY Sessions (see the full list of all seminars and DIY sessions HERE!)

Businesses, Organizations, Home-Based Crafters, Artisans, Food Processors, Wineries and more!
In addition to vendor and sponsor exhibits, we're enhancing the Expo with sustainable, construction, educational, and do-it-yourself activities.

9th Annual Home, Garden and Business Expo
'Go Local, Go Green'

In partnership this year with:
Clarkson University
US Green Building Council
New York Upstate
Small Business Development Center
Local Living Venture

Full List of Seminars and DIY Sessions (coordinated by the LLV and many others.)
April 27th, 2017 4:00 PM   through   April 29th, 2017 6:00 PM
Clarkson University
Cheel Arena (follow signs for 'Really BIG Show!')
8 Clarkson Ave.
Potsdam, NY 13699
United States

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Phone: 315-386-4000

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