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Geauga County Beekeepers Association "Spring Field Day" 2018

Saturday, May 19, 8 am
University Farm: November Meeting Center 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley 44022

Saturday, May 18th, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., the Geauga County Beekeepers have planned a program designed to educate beekeepers and provide mentorship. Their mission is to enlighten the public about the benefits of beekeeping, keep members updated on current information, and share "best practices" for the modern beekeeper. The day's activities include expert speakers, breakfast and lunch in our November Meeting Center as well as hands-on classes and demonstrations at our A.I. Root...

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The ABC's of Honeybees

Wednesday, Apr 13, 5:30 pm
CWRU Farm, 37125 Farmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

To register, complete the online form at: students.case.edu/farm/education/abcbees.fbsx Mr. Richard Manley, University Farm beekeeping consultant for over four years, in conjunction with the Farm Administration, will be teaching the “ABC’s of Honey Bees” course. This course is being offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings, April 12th and 13th, 2016 5:30-8:00pm, as a convenience for those who would like to be able to attend Mr. Manley's weekend courses, but do not have weekend...

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The ABC's of Honeybees

Saturday, Mar 26, 9 am
CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

To register, complete the online form at: students.case.edu/farm/education/abcbees.fbsx

Mr. Richard Manley, University Farm beekeeping consultant for over four years, in conjunction with the Farm Administration, will be teaching the “ABC’s of Honey Bees” course.

Saturday, March 12, 19, 26 The course will cover all aspects of beginning beekeeping, honey bee biology and diseases, and hive management. Weather permitted students would be able to participate in hives inspection...

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The ABC's of Honeybees

Saturday, Mar 19, 9 am
CWRU Farm 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

To register, complete the online form at: students.case.edu/farm/education/abcbees.fbsx 

Mr. Richard Manley, University Farm beekeeping consultant for over four years, in conjunction with the Farm Administration, will be teaching the “ABC’s of Honey Bees” course. The course will be offered twice from 9am to 11:30am

Saturday, March 12, 19, 26

The course will cover all aspects of beginning beekeeping, honey bee biology and diseases, and hive management. Weather...

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Painting In The Outdoors

Friday, Jun 24, 10 am
CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, Fridays, June 3–24 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. $195 | REGISTER HERE: http://case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/university-farm-program/

Patricia Sigmier, Local Artist

Inspired by the fall colors, this class explores painting outdoors using watercolor or any other medium. Subjects are found in the beautiful environs of Squire Valleevue Farm. Students of all skill levels, including beginners, are welcome. Each student is instructed...

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Historical Gardens of Andrew Squire and Jeptha Wade II Country Estates

Friday, May 20, 10 am
CWRU Farm's Kutina Classroom, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, Kutina Classroom - Fridays, May 6–20 | 10 a.m.–noon​ $60 | REGISTER HERE: http://case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/university-farm-program/

Ana Locci, University Farm Director, CWRU

The CWRU University Farm’s 400-acre property encompasses a variety of deciduous forests, ravines, waterfalls, meadows and historical gardens as a result of several generous gifts to the university by prominent Cleveland families’ country estates from 1907...

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Blueberry University

Saturday, May 7, 1 pm
CWRU Farm's Kutina Classroom, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Saturday, May 7 | 1–4 p.m.

Chris Bond, Horticulturist, CWRU

This class explores blueberry types and varieties, a history of blueberries and their uses, site selection and preparation, incorporating blueberries into your existing landscape and the care and culture of your blueberries (both organic and traditional methods). Diseases and pests of blueberries and their controls are examined, as well as nutritional information about blueberries. This class is a combination of...

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Growing Hydrangeas

Saturday, Apr 2, 1 pm
CWRU Farm's Kutina Classroom, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Saturday, April 2 | 1–4 p.m.

Chris Bond, Horticulturist, CWRU

Class will look at how to grow hydrangeas in Northeast Ohio and will include information on different types of hydrangeas, how to prune and how to fertilize them. We will discuss why so many gardeners have problems getting their hydrangeas to bloom. Class will be a combination of instruction, tours and hands-on activities. 

Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, Kutina Classroom | $35 | REGISTER...

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Container Gardening

Saturday, Mar 19, 1 pm
CWRU Farm's Kutina Classroom, 37125 Fairmount Blvd, Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Saturday, March 19 | 1–4 p.m.

Chris Bond, Horticulturist, CWRU

Have you always wanted to grow your own fruits or vegetables? Did you used to have a garden, but now lack the outdoor space for one? You can still fulfill your desire to grow your own food by understanding container gardening. In this exciting farm course, learn what plants can be grown in containers and how to cultivate them.  

Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, Kutina Classroom | $35 | REGISTER...

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First Year Experience at CWRU Farm

Friday, Aug 26, All Day
CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Cap off CWRU's week-long First Year Experience program with a visit to CWRU Farm. Learn about who we are and what we can do for you over the next 4 years (and beyond) of your college experience. Sign up for a seminar, enjoy food made with ingredients grown right here, and spend time outdoors, in nature, playing games and exploring our trails.

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Earth Day Celebration: University Farm 2nd Annual Earth Day

Friday, Apr 22, 11 am
TBD!

It's that time again . . . Save the date, April 22, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for our 2nd Annual CWRU Farm Earth Day Celebration!

Once again our arms will be overflowing with plants and seedlings just for you! In honor of Mother Earth, we want to help you get a jump start on your garden in a sustainable, local, and environmentally-friendly way. Our staff members and volunteers will be there to answer all of your questions about gardening, harvesting, planting, cultivating, and...

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Growing Oyster Mushrooms 101

Saturday, Mar 12, 1 pm
The Kutina Classroom, CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Case Western Reserve University’s Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, at 37125 Fairmount Blvd. in Hunting Valley, is offering a course on the basics of oyster mushroom production.

Farm Food Program staff member Matt Burtonshaw, who manages the daily operations of the farm’s oyster mushroom production, will cover: the economics, growing requirements, equipment needed, sterilization, potential problems, packaging and harvesting in a hands on learning experience. Participants...

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Limited spaces available

Birds & Breakfast

Friday, May 6, 6:30 am
CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/university-farm-program to register and for more information.

Explore the bluebird trail, watch busy bobolinks, or be rewarded with a rare sighting of Henslow’s Sparrow. Come and learn to recognize the many species of birds on the basis of appearance, song and behavior in the meadows, woodlands, ravines and ponds of Squire Valleevue Farm. No prior birding experience is necessary. Binoculars and field guides are recommended. A continental...

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The Art of Poetry

Thursday, Jun 23, 1 pm
CWRU Farm's Kutina Classroom, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/university-farm-program to register and for more information.

Writer Erica Jong says "the image is a kind of emotional shorthand." Poets find images that open our eyes to new ways of seeing. Come share your work with a supportive group. Newcomers welcome. Bring 15 -18 copies of an original poem to the first class.

Thursdays, May 12–June 23 1–3 p.m. $90 registration fee Linda Tuthill, Instructor in Lifelong Learning, CWRU Squire...

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Writing Creative Nonfiction

Tuesday, Jun 21, 1 pm
CWRU Farm's Kutina Classroom, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Visit case.edu/lifelonglearning/courses/university-farm-program to register and for more information.

Using Lee Gutkind's book, True Stories, Well Told from the first 20 years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine, we'll find springboards for writing about the riches of our own lives. Class members read work in class and receive supportive feedback. Newcomers welcome.

Tuesdays, May 10–June 21 OR Wednesdays, May 11–June 22 1–3 p.m.

Linda Tuthill, Instructor in Lifelong...

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Farm Harvest Festival

Saturday, Sep 17, 1 pm
CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Celebrate the beginning of fall with our fourth annual Farm Harvest Festival at CWRU Farm! Guests can see what our Farm Food Program has produced for Bon Appétit, our CSA shareholders, and Farmer Markets.

Where: Squire Valleevue Farm - 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley When: Saturday, September 17, 2016 Time: 1 to 6 p.m.

Buses will be leaving from Thwing Center, beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Cost: This event is organized by the Student Sustainability Council and the...

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The ABC's of Honey Bees

Saturday, Mar 12, 9 am
The Kutina Classroom at CWRU Farm, 37125 Fairmount Blvd. Hunting Valley, OH 44022

Registration: students.case.edu/farm/education/abcbees.fbsx 

Case Western Reserve University Farms, at 37125 Fairmount Blvd. in Hunting Valley, is offering a beekeeping course! Richard Manley, University Farm beekeeping consultant for over four years, will be teaching the “ABC’s of Honey Bees”.

This 3-part course is being offered from 9am to 11:30am Saturday, March 12, 19, and 26. The course will cover all aspects of beginning beekeeping, honey bee biology and diseases, and...

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