When: June 24 - 26 Where: West Central Illinois (pm me for detailed directions) Spoon River area http://www.hisholychurch.net/locate/spoon/ What: A weekend full of homesteading how-to's for everyone from beginner homesteaders to the seasoned professionals. Why: Carla Emery will be speaking 7pm. friday evening and 10 am & 2 pm Saturday .. and we thought it would be fun! Cost: FREE! There will be camping ground available (no electric hookups), we'll have a bath and shower house. We just ask that you are self sufficient while you are here. There is a town 20 miles away with a grocery store. Some of the workshops being offered will be; worms as a homestead business - Saturday soap making - Saturday Making rag rugs on a loom (looms $8) bread baking (from wheat berries to bread) - Saturday milking - 2x a day.. every day! cheese making - Sunday blacksmithing - Sunday instrument making - Saturday metal scrapping as a home business - Sunday hoof trimming - Sunday home butchering - Saturday organic gardening - Saturday & Sunday food preservation - Saturday & Sunday herbal medicine - Saturday weeds you can eat - Saturday hand quilting - all times in between sewing without patterns - whenever Sharon wants to sewing machine repair - whenever Sharon wants to spinnning If you are interested, send me a pm & let me know!