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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Check out the Exciting Workshops Coming Up


Hello, Friends!

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We hope you all survived the snow last week. Wasn't it beautiful? Here we are taking extra hay to the animals in the barn. All of our animals were safe and well taken care of. We added outdoor heaters to help with the cold temperatures and keep them safe.

We are also excited about the workshops we will have for you next year besides some of your favorites like natural beauty products and GAPS, we'll be continuing our gardening series with Gwinnett Tech and having some great new cooking classes as well!

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Simmering Potpourri

A Holiday Recipe from our Education Director Angie

Angie runs all of our field trips and camps at the farm and she recently gave us one of her favorite holiday treats, simmering potpourri. It's easy to make and great for gifts. Here's how to make it:

4 cinnamon sticks broken (to release scent)
1 Tablespoon whole cloves
1/2 cup fresh cranberries
1 large or 2-3 small whole oranges or other citrus fruit
2 -3 sprigs of rosemary

Put all the ingredients in a bag and tie with a ribbon to give away. To use it in your home -
Slice fruit and combine with other ingredients in a small saucepan or crock pot. Cover with water and simmer or turn crock pot on low. Add water as needed. It will fill your house with a wonderful scent perfect for the holidays.

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FREE Introduction to GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome)

This one was so popular we'll be having another on January 4th - More details coming soon!


Thanks so all who attended our GAPS Class last Friday in the snow! Everyone was excited to get started after Adri Maluf's wonderful overview and had so many great questions. After January's class we will be having small group classes to walk you through GAPS step by step!


We'll also be starting sign-ups for our next Gwinnett Tech Garden Series next week;

Planning your Vegetable Garden

Eight (8) Hours, Four (4) two hour Sessions (January 25th, February 1, 8, and 15th)

Gardening year round is easy and rewarding in our mild Georgia Piedmont region climate. Learn how to select the best available location using key factors for success. We will cover the efficient use of the space that you have available to maximize your vegetable production. The advantage of raised beds if you have poor soil for vegetable production. We will share ideas on developing a sketch of your proposed garden.
Learning outcomes and competencies gained by taking the course: The amount of sunlight, quality or soil, and water requirement need for a vegetable garden. The processes of improving soils with amendments, and how to move toward sustainable gardening.



The Team at Alegre Farm

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