Previous Education Classes

Previous 2017 Classes:

October 7 – “Building Scarecrows” – Presented by Zora Herr – Located at the Feed Fannin Farm House, 762 Ada Street, Blue Ridge

September 9 — “Winter Gardens” – Presented by Dr. David Busch – Located at the Feed Fannin Farm House, 762 Ada Street, Blue Ridge

August 12 – “Organic Pest Management” — Presented by Russell Honderd of “King of the Crops”  Farm, Winston, Ga – Located at the Feed Fannin Farm House, 762 Ada Street, Blue Ridge

April 15 – “Introduction to Hobby Beekeeping” – Presented by Dr. Laurence Ransom, owner of Red Baron Apiary – Located at the Feed Fannin Farm House, 762 Ada Street, Blue Ridge

March 4 – “Garden specifics” – Learn how to plan your garden – Presented by Ginger Montgomery of Quinn’s Greenhouse – Located at Quinn’s Greenhouse, 1060 W Tennessee Ave, McCaysville.

Previous 2016 Classes:

August 6, 2016 – Herbs – Presented by Patricia Kyritsi Howell, Director of the BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies – Located at the Shepard of the Hills Lutheran Church on Forge Mill Road.

July 11, 2016 (Monday) – Can-u-Can — canning fruits and vegetables — Presented by Jeff Wilbanks at the Blue Ridge Cannery.

May 14, 2016 Beekeeping – Presented by Scott Watkins of the Shadow Ridge Bee Farm and the Cohutta Country Store

April 9, 2016 Loopers and Weevils and Beetles, OH MY — Organic Pesticides and Beneficial Pests including: insect ID, scouting, and organic chemical control

April 2, 2016 Raised Beds and Composting – Presented by Walt George, Soil Consultant and Elaine Bliss Georgia Master Gardener

March 5, 2016 Grow Fresh Vegetables – Presented by Ginger Quinn Montgomery

February 27, 2016 Microgreens – Presented by Ginger Quinn Montgomery

Previous 2015 Classes:

June 27, 2015 Permaculture and Learn about Herbs – Presented by Josh Fichera and Sue Campbell

April 11, 2015 Raised Bed Gardening and Composting – Presented by Walt George, Soil Consultant and Elaine Bliss Georgia Master Gardener

March 28 Learn about your Garden’s Soil – Presented by Eddie Ayers, County Coordinator for Fannin County Extension Office

February 21 and February 28, 2015 Gardening 101 and 102 – Presented by Ginger Quinn Montgomery, Quinn’s Greenhouse and Nursery

Previous 2014 Classes:

July 21, 2014 Can U Can? (Yes U Can Can) – Presented by Jeff Wilbanks, Fannin County Middle School Ag Teacher

June 28, 2014 Breakfast 101 – How to Cook and  Prepard Breakfast – Presented by Tony Jones, Deli Manager, Mercier Orchards

May 31, 2014 Everything Strawberries – Sweet and Savory – Presented by Theresa Waggoner, Food Production Manager, Mercier Orchards

April 5, 2014 – Raised Bed and Container Gardening – Presented by Don Midkiff – Cohutta Country Store

Mar 13, 2014 – Grand Opening of the Heirloom Seed Exhange – Fannin County Library

Mar 5, 2014 – Canning – Presented by Tammy Holloway – Canning and Preserving Fruits and Vegetables

Feb 15, 2014 – Soil – Presented by Ginger Quinn Montgomery – Soil types, pest management, improvements, and soil amendments

Feb 8, 2014 – Seeds – Presented by Ginger Quinn Montgomery – Seed selection, sowing, and saving and heirloom seeds

Current / Upcoming Feed Fannin education class