Merging Moder Methods with Old-Time Wisdom Gardening and Farming Workshop with Jeff Poppens

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Foxhollow Farm is hosting a biodynamic gardening workshop with master gardener Jeff Poppens!

Tennessee’s well-known barefoot gardener invites you to his 2-day workshop at Foxhollow Farm. Come learn, live and laugh through this weekend of merging modern methods and old-time wisdom of farming and gardening. Jeff Poppen’s enthusiasm for local food stems from 35 years of organic farming. Come and be inspired to grow your own food. This is a class for gardeners. We will cover minerals, biology and tilth of the soil. We will talk about old time farming, biodynamic and organic gardening.

**Saturday, February 23: 12pm-4pm

12pm-4pm: Workshop with Jeff Poppen

5-6:30pm: Social hour potluck–bring a dish to share

7-9pm: Bring your dancing shoes, there will be a square dance with T- Claw

**Sunday, February 24: 10am-4pm

10am-12pm: Woodlands Walk with John-Michael Musselman

12pm-2pm: Workshop with Jeff Poppen

2pm-4pm:Re-Enlivening Peasant Wisdom Through Biodynmaic Thinking” with Laura Riccardi-Lyvers

There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.

To register visit: http://www.foxhollow.com/event-calendar/merging-modern-methods-and-old-time-wisdom-of-gardening-farming-with-jeff-poppen/

Hillbilly Tea will offer a variety of fresh, organic, whole-leaf teas and mountain-inspired comfort foods Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.

Foxhollow Farm Folk School November Schedule

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Check out Foxhollow Farm’s November Folk School Calendar!

Foxhollow Farm Fall Festival

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Come out to Foxhollow Farm’s Fall Festival!

Saturday, October 23th 11am-6pm

The People’s Garden Harvest Festival – Oct. 13

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Apple Cider, Pumpkins, Games, and More!

October 13 2pm-5pm

@ The People’s Garden

409 Northwestern Parkway

For more info, visit The People’s Garden Facebook Event

Food Literacy Project Field-to-Fork Dinner

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Sunday, October 14th, 7:00 PM

Theater Square Marketplace

651 S. 4th Street Louisville, KY

 

Advance tickets are required and are for sale for $85 each until October 8th. To purchase tickets online, visit the Food Literacy Project website. To purchase tickets by cash or check, please call 502-491-0072.

The event includes passed appetizers and a five-course dinner, with paired wines during the seated courses courtesy of Horseshoe Bend Vineyard and Winery.

Proceeds from the dinner will support the expansion of the Food Literacy Project’s experiential education programming on Oxmoor Farm, including the development of a new learning center.

 

The dinner will feature the cuisine of:

Chef Dallas McGarity – Theater Square Marketplace

Chef Shelly Yoder – Corbett’s, An American Place

Chef Michael Hargrove – American Culinary Federation, Kentucky Chapter

Chef Mark Williams – Brown-Forman Bourbon Street Cafe

Chef Jim Whaley – Consultant for JCPS and Grasshoppers Distribution

Chef Erica Parker – The Comfy Cow

Chef Dan Thomas – JCPS At Your Service Catering
Seasonal ingredients will be provided by Field Day Family Farm, the 8-acre eastern Louisville farm that plays host to the Food Literacy Project, along with Burton’s Maplewood Farm, Fiedler Family Farms, Foxhollow Farm, Grasshoppers Distribution, Grateful Greens, and Harned Ranch Beef Co.