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Thank you for your interest in our work!  The Local Living Venture presents workshops and events in partnership with local people, who have expertise to share, as part of their mission to contribute to a healthy and more capable citizenry in the North Country region. 
You may also wish to click this link to view our
 Full Events Schedule.

Please note that we take somewhat of a Summer hiatus from workshops, focusing more on outreach booths at local festivals.

EDITION:  October 21, 2018

Honey BEE & Human Health * Beer Brewing * Oyster Mushrooms * Eco Kids & Pets!
Hello Friends!

Thank you for participating in the Local Living Venture Autumn schedule of Resourceful Living Skills workshops and events. We specialize in serious fun and delightful educational events - many hands-on and make-n-take!

Honeybee Health & Human Foodstuffs
for the 21st Century

This is a pollinator-friendly event!  Do you keep bees, or want to?  Eat food?  This will be of interest!  An overview of pollinator health and it's connections to human health; problems, solutions, beekeeping primer, sampling, and more with Bill Roome of Hawkshaw ApiariesSee link above for registration information. 

Part of the Pollinator Protection Workshop Series, a joint venture of the Local Living Venture, WISER Center at SUNY Potsdam and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environmental Division.
Wednesday, October 24  *  5 to 7 pm, E.J. Noble Medical Center, Canton
see also the follow-up session on beekeeping below!

Monthly Discussion Group  - special date due to Halloween!

Join us for this informal gathering of bee enthusiasts - a chat fest of beekeeping information!  See link above for the location, and drop on in - all are welcome, no experience necessary.  This month's event follows the workshop noted above!
Wednesday, October 24  *  7 to 8:30 pm, Canton

Beer Brewing 101 * Let’s Get Started
Learn the basics from some pros! Beer enthusiasts - an overview of how to start making great beer at home!  No prior knowledge necessary; the goal is to leave with basic brewing knowledge of the equipment and process, for the confidence to brew your first batch of beer successfully at home.  See link for registration information.
Saturday, October 27  *  3 to 5 pm, Big Spoon Kitchen, Potsdam 

The 'World is Your Oyster' Mushroom
     * A Make-n-Take!

Hands-on grey oyster mushroom cultivation - you will create your very own oyster mushroom grow kit to take home with you, and learn how to grow your own for savory health and flavor!  See link for registration information - this one fills up fast!
Saturday, November 3, 1 to 3:30 pm, Deep Root Mushroom Farm, Madrid

Kids & Pets * A Make-n-Take
 , , ,   for an
Eco-Friendly Home! 

A hands-on session sharing tips and techniques on the basics of essential oils and non-toxic ingredients for naturally and safely caring for your children and pets, and how to save some money on those products in the process!  Go home with a sample of a child-friendly immunity roll-on and a doggie deodorizing spray we will create together!  Great homemade gifts you can make yourself, too!   See link for registration information.
Wednesday, November 14  *  6 to 8 pm, Canton

LLV Benefit Event
Wandering Minstrel Show
& Possible Special Guest Book Signing!
Look for more detail soon - enjoy a slice of organic, local homemade pie and coffee/tea with some fantastic edu-tainment!
POSTPONED :-(  *  7 to 9:30 pm, Potsdam/Canton venue TBA



Oh Honey Wine ~ Mead Making * Pollinator Protection Series * Nov. 17
Eco Homes Make-n-Take ~ Healthy Body & Beauty
* Dec. 12

and more to come...

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                Pollinator Protectors 
      Become a Pollinator Pal!    Plant for Pollinators!
                          FREE!   * Important *  FUN
A collaborative project of Local Living Venture, the WISER Center at
SUNY Potsdam and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environmental Division
with many community partners.
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.............* P I E S   Pies   P I E S ! *

Plan to buy your Holiday Pies from the LLV and help support our work!
..............Homemade APPLE and PUMPKIN Pies!

This fundraiser is to "keep the doors open" so please order some tasty
pies and/or join us in the community endeavor to make and bake them!
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Please contribute to the LLV.
Community support is how we keep our programming going! 
Board members and Volunteers also sought; let's talk.


THANK YOU for your interest in our work, and we hope you will join us at one of our fun and educational events! 


Chelle, Rajiv, Jackie, Carol, Raamitha, Dan & Angie
for the Local Living Venture team
a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit
Serious Fun * Delightful Education
Full Events Schedule

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 Local Living Venture

315. 347. 4223    *     PO Box 736  Canton, NY 13617
Cell: 315 261 1926
A 501(c)(3) non-profit community-based educational organization

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