2017 Farm & Food Expo - Schedule in Brief
All Activities held at Spokane Community College

Friday, November 3

9:00 AM    Farm Recordkeeping for Productivity & Profitability Intensive Course

1:00 PM    Jean-Martin Fortier Intensive Course

5:00 PM    Roundtable discussion featuring Fortier, Curtis Stone and more

Saturday, November 4

8:00 AM

Adaptive Gardening Solutions

Farm Transition - Passing the Farm to the Next Generation

Keeping Noxious Weeds off your Property

Land Access

Opportunities for Veterans in Agriculture

Preparing for Your Lender

9:00 AM   Curtis Stone General Address

10:30 AM

Bark Beetles: are they coming, or are they going?

Beginner Soapmaking: Cold Pressed Soap

Grazing in Perfect Harmony: Multispecies Grazing

Growing Heritage and Landrace Grains

Guarding Poultry Against Predators and Pests

Making and Using Apple Cider Vinegar

Permaculture...What is that?

Rainwater Catchment for Irrigation

The Art of Natural Dyeing

Why Keep Bees?

Pruning for Fruit Trees (2 hour course)

Baking Bread 

Curtis Stone $80,000 on a Quarter Acre (2.5 hour course)

11:45 AM (Lunch A)

Botanical Jewelry

Different Beehive Styles

Heirloom Yogurts at Home

Old World Breads: from millstone to hearth

The Extraordinary Elderberry

Wildlife - Thinning for fuel reduction and forest health, and having your critters too!

Black Gold: Biomass to Biochar

12:45 PM (Lunch B)

A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency

Making Electricity with Sunshine

Reading the Pasture: Four Ecosystems Processes


Keeping Chickens Alive

2:00 PM

European Hand-Tied Bouquet Workshop

Fire Ecology - Dry forest

Healing Hooves: Vegetation Management with Goats

Humane, Clean and Efficient Poultry Processing

Making Kim Chi

Products from the Hive

Rebirth of the local Malthouse

Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation

Simple Cheese Making

Some equipment for vegetable growers using open-source design

The Lost Apple Project

Water Law

Site Assessment and Landscape Design

3:15 PM

Brewing with Heritage Grains

Christmas Tree Farming

Fix that sore body by building your core

Home Orchard Pest Control Options

Home Spa Products

Honey Bee Species

Hugelkultur - Mounds of Fun!

Selling Eggs to Neighbors and Strangers

Small Batch Canning

The scoop on poop: Making manure an asset

Traditional Hide Tanning Overview (2 hour course)

Regulation and Local Cattle Industry: Panel and Discussion (2 hour course)

New Cuts in Lamb (2 hour course)

4:30 PM

Disaster Preparedness for the Farm

Fermenting and sprouting whole grains for feed

How to Make Kombucha

Keeping Honey Bees Alive

Ponderosa pine Ecology

Soil Biome and Gut Biome, Restorative Power of Heritage Grains

The Naturally Clean Home: A DIY Workshop

Water Strategies Using Permaculture Principles