EDGE had planned a range of LIVE courses for the community prior to covid. We are currently seeking funding for an opportunity to bring the courses below online and to increase their availability through established internet hotspots.
Maple & Other Tree Tapping - Basics and sales opportunities Learn about local $$$ making opportunities & the Basics of tree tapping and making maple syrup T & T Organics—Agricultural Producers from right here in McDowell County, working with EDGE (www.edge-us.org) Green House production - Fruits and Vegetables - T &T Organics support for getting your oWN HIGH TUNNEL Learn the Basics of Greenhouse & High Tunnel& Small Farm Production with T & T Organics— Agricultural Producers from McDowell County and EDGE (www.edge-us.org)
Chicken Production: Is it right for ME and my land? - Pockerchickory farms Learn the basics of meat chicken production, featuring local $$$ making & production opportunities. Jack Caffrey Center. SEEDH(www.seedh.co) & Pockerchickory Farms (www.pockerchicoryfarms.com) with Mercer County native Dr. Crystal Cook Marshall
Meat Goat Production: Is it right for me and my land? - Pockerchickory Farms 10 am - Noon. $$$ making & production opportunities with live meat goat demo. SEEDH(www.seedh.co) & Pockerchickory Farms(www.pockerchicoryfarms.com) with Mercer County native Dr. Crystal Cook Marshall
Beekeeping: Is it right for me? Appalachian beekeeping Collective Mark Lilly from Appalachian Beekeeping Collective[working with coalminers to become beekeepers--www.appheadwaters.org] discusses beekeeping basics, $$$ making opportunities,and how to become a sponsored beekeeper for their collective. Jack Caffrey Center.
Fix soiland turn a profit whether in the mountains or in the hollers through Holistic Management (www.holisticmangement.org), Jack Caffrey Center. Examine a mountain site up close & learn the signs to look for to grow your site’s soil and profit!
Growing Mountain Herbs & Products - Sprouting Farms Learn about sales & production opportunities for growing mountain herbs on your land, in high tunnels, or in your backyard. Jack Caffrey Center. With Ruby Daniels of Sprouting Farms, Greenbrier County, WV (www.sproutingfarms.org)