Cheel Sports Center
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
$ 3 Admission, Children under 12 years of age free
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
Building An Ultra Light Canoe
Friday 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Our Place on Cheel main level
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.
Home, Garden & Business Expo
Thursday, April 27, 2017
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
4 pm - 5 pm Key Note Speaker
5 pm - 8 pm Educational Sessions
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 sessions below, coming soon!)
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:
US Green Building Council
New York Upstate
Small Business Development Center
Local Living Venture
Full list of DIY sessions (those not coordinated by the LLV) coming soon!