Friday, January 14, 2011

Does Your Forest Talk Money?

North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service will host an evening workshop titled “Does Your Forest Talk Money?” on March 8, from 6:00--9:30 pm.  Forest land owners, farmers, wild crafters, and food entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the event at the Agricultural Conference Center here in Boone.  Featured speakers include Jeanine Davis, Ph.D., a horticulturist with the Special Crops Program of NCSU, Caroline Edwards, Non Timber Forest Products Advisor of NCSU; Michael Cheek and Brian Schneider of the NC Division of Forest Resources, Alyx Perry, Director of Southern Forests Network.

Limited quantities of FREE Ginseng Seeds 
and Books: “Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal &Other Woodland Medicinals” by Persons and Davis.  

Please call the Watauga County Extension Service at 828) 264-3061 if you will attend, so that handouts will be sufficient. No registration fee. Light snacks will be provided.

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