Events - Awbury Arboretum Events - 26 Oct 13 Events - 26 Oct 13

  • Food Gift Workshop

    With Anna Herman of Anna Herman’s Backyard Farm School Learn how to make and package an assortment of home-made and delicious food gifts.    Learn sources and suppliers,  labeling tips, storage and food safety issues.  Recipes will be provided. Pecan Cherry Biscotti,  Spicy-Sweet Almonds, Hot Cocoa Mix,  Lentil Barley Mushroom Soup Mix,   Pancake…

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  • Game of Life – Day off School 2 Day Camp

    Participants will learn about the food chain, animal life cycles, survival strategies and team building as they create their own animal character and then play the ultimate tag game – “The Game of Life”.  This 2 day camp is timed to coincide with the public school calendar. Kids will be outside playing…

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  • Cookin’ with Who? Community Cooking Contest and Fundraiser

    Join us for a fun evening of sampling food, voting, and mingling, as well as a raffle and silent auction in support of 3 stellar local organizations. 9 Local community chefs will compete for the Mt. Airy Platinum Spatula and “People’s Choice” Awards. Proceeds benefit Awbury Arboretum, East…

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  • Biochar – A Climate Change Solution?

    Workshop and Lunch with Dale Hendricks What is biochar? And what role can it play in building good garden soils and be helpful as a carbon friendly climate change solution? How do you make and use biochar sustainably/optimally at a small to medium scale in your farm or garden? Dale Hendricks of Green Light…

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  • Exhibit Opening & Natural Lands Trust Presentation

    All are welcome to join us for a presentation by Peter Williamson, V.P. for Conservation Services and Erin McCormick, Conservation Program Manager at the National Lands Trust on the importance of protecting urban green space, and Awbury’s proposed conservation easement.  The presentation will be followed by a reception with light…

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