School Garden Workshop 1/23

The CCFFC will hold its second educational workshop entitled Soil Fertility, Pollinator Gardens and Vermiculture on Saturday, January 23rd from 8:45 a.m. until noon at Lomax Incubator Farm in Concord. The workshop is targeted to educators and school administrators who want to start or improve their school garden. The workshop fee of $40 includes the three workshops, a school garden handbook, and a worm composting kit with live worms. Pre-registration is required.

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Beekeeping Series 2016

The NC Cooperative Extension and the Cabarrus County Beekeeping Association will offer Beekeeping Series 2016. This workshop series is perfect for the beginner or intermediate beekeeper. Participants will learn the history of beekeeping, how to get started, and how to safely manage hives.Upon completion of the series and field day, participants will have been exposed to all of the knowledge needed to receive certification upon passing the state exam.

Classes are held on nine Tuesdays starting January 19th and ending March 15th, from 7-9 p.m., at the NC Cooperative Cabarrus County Extension Office, 715 Cabarrus Ave West in Concord. Click the link below for more information or to register.

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Vanishing of the Bees Movie Showing

The Concord Wildlife Alliance, the local chapter of the National Wildlife Federation, will host a free showing of the Vanishing of the Bees movie at Davis Theater in downtown Concord on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. This documentary discusses the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee and its impact on our agricultural landscape. Anyone interested in this topic is encouraged to attend; no reservations are required.