Seminar & Workshop Schedule

12th Annual Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show
January 20-22, 2017

2017 Seminars & Workshops!

65 Seminars ~ 7 Stages:

Cascades Stage – Room 4-West ~ off South Lobby
Cedars Stage – Room 4-East ~ off South Hall
Duckling Stage – Room 2-West ~ Outside of North Hall Glass Doors
Garden Stage – South Hall ~ Near Truck Door
The Duck Store – North Hall ~ Exhibit 1229
Willamette Stage – Room 1-West ~ off North Lobby

Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show Map 2017

Friday, January 20th

5:30pm | Garden Stage
Pruning Freeze Damaged Shrubs & Trees
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

6:00pm | Duck Store Exhibit
Housebroken: Admissions of an Untidy Life – Booksigning
by Meet NY Times Brestselling Author Laurie Notaro

6:30pm | Cedars Stage
Are You Ready? How to Prepare Your Home for Emergencies
by Jill Hoyenga, EWEB & Daryl Hare, Secure Seismic LLC

6:30pm | Garden Stage
Garden Basics: Grow it. Cook it. Eat it.
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

7:00pm | Cascade Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets Incorporating Green
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design

7:30pm | Cedars Stage
Creating Green & Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods
by Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture

7:30pm | Garden Stage
Beneficial Insects!
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

Saturday, January 21st

10:00am | Duck Store Exhibit
Making Balloon Animals with Professor Bumble B. Jones, Esq.
with The Duck Store

10:30am | Garden Stage
Home Canning Do’s & Don’ts
by OSU Extension Master Food Preservers

10:30am | Willamette Stage
Grow the Best Tomatoes! Varieties & Methods for Optimal Flavor
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

11:00am | Cascade Stage
Reclaim Order – Create a Foundation for Order that will Last!
by Vicki Norris, National Organizing Expert & Life Reclaimist
Book Signing to Follow

11:00am | Cedars Stage
Brighten Up Your Home with Low-Cost LED Lighting
by Joe Vaccher, EWEB & Ryan Crews, Clearesult

11:00am | Duckling Stage
Storytime with Professor Bumble B. Jones, Esq.
Children with Parents Invited
by The Duck Store

11:30am | Garden Stage
Tree Hive Bees – The Sophisticated Honey Bee & Her Home
by Lynn Royce, PhD

11:30am | Willamette Stage
Summer Squash, Fall Squash, Winter Squash, Drying Squash, Salad Squash – Varieties, Growing, Curing, Storing & Using Squash.
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

12:30pm | Cascade Stage
Cooking & Baking with Honey & Other Natural Ingredients – The GloryBee Way
by RaeJean Wilson, GloryBee Foods

12:30pm | Garden Stage
Discover Vermicomposting: Composting with Worms
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

12:30pm | Willamette Stage
The Eat-All Greens Garden! Grow 200 lbs of Greens in a Tiny Garden
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

1:00pm | Cedars Stage
Planning Ahead for Your Green Remodel or New Home
by Alec Dakers, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction

1:00pm | Duck Store Exhibit
Making Balloon Animals with Professor Bumble B. Jones, Esq.
with The Duck Store

1:30pm | Cascade Stage
Tree Maintenance to Prevent Storm Damage
by Alby Thoumsin, Sperry Tree Care

1:30pm | Garden Stage
Drip Irrigation Made Easy! Do it Yourself!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

1:30pm | Willamette Stage
Easy Good-Enough Seed Saving for the Home Gardener
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

2:00pm | Cedars Stage
Natural Salts & the Mistake of the “Low Salt Diet”
by Darryl Bosshardt, Redmond

2:00pm | Duckling Exhibit
Storytime with Professor Bumble B. Jones, Esq.
Children with Parents Invited
by The Duck Store

2:00pm | Hallway
Virtual Tour of Green & Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods
by Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture

2:30pm | Cascade Stage
Real Energy Savings: Put Passive House Design to Work for You
by Jan Filliger, AIA LEED AP, STUDIO-E Architecture

2:30pm | Garden Stage
Square Yard Garden – Compact & Delicious!
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

2:30pm | Willamette Stage
The Open Source Seed Revolution! Taking Control of Our Seed, Our Food, & Our Lives. Talk & Songfest
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

3:00pm | Cedars Stage
2017: The Final Year of the Oregon Residential Solar Tax Credit
by Brett Moser, Advanced Energy Systems

4:00pm | Cascade Stage
Reclaim Your Household – Uproot Household Disorder & Invest in the Quality of Your Relationships & Life!
by Vicki Norris, National Organizing Expert & Life Reclaimist
Book Signing to Follow

4:00pm | Cedars Stage
Is an Electric Vehicle Right for You? See Some EV’s Too!
by Zach Henkin, Drive Oregon & Eli Volem, EWEB

4:00pm | Duck Store Exhibit
Children’s Activities & The Coloring Bar: Coloring for Grown Ups & Their Kids!
at The Duck Store

4:00pm | Hallway
Virtual Tour of Green & Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods
by Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture

4:30pm | Garden Stage
Your Soil is a Superhero – Fixing Broken Dirt
by Matt Slaughter, Master Soil Consultant, Earthfort

4:30pm | Willamette Stage
Beyond the War on Invasive Species – Talk & Book Signing
by Author Tao Orion
Book Signing to Follow

5:00pm | Cedars Stage
Do it Yourself Ductless Heat Pump Installation
by Rick Gregg, The Heat Pump Store

5:30pm | Cascade Stage
Providing Safe Backyard Habitat for Birds & Other Wildlife
by Dick Lamster, Lane Co. Audubon Society

5:30pm | Garden Stage
Fruit Tree Care
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

6:00pm | Cedars Stage
Alpacas 101 – Raising, Breeding & Alpaca Sustainability
by Robbin Freeman, Pura Vida Alpacas

6:30pm | Garden Stage
Gardening to Attract Pollinators & Beneficial Bugs
by Ashley Chesser, NW Center for Alternatives to Pesticides

Sunday, January 22nd

10:00am | Duck Store Exhibit
Making Balloon Animals with Professor Bumble B. Jones, Esq.
at The Duck Store

10:30am | Garden Stage
Wildlife for Sustainable Gardens
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

11:00am | Cascade Stage
Reclaim Your Health – Learn to Treasure Hunt Your Home for the Keys to Restoring Your Health!
by Vicki Norris, National Organizing Expert & Life Reclaimist
Book Signing to Follow

11:00am | Cedars Stage
Solarizing the Future
by Vince McClellan, Energy Design

11:00am | Duckling Stage
Storytime with Professor Bumble B. Jones, Esq.
Children with Parents Invited
by The Duck Store

11:30am | Garden Stage
Herbs to Know & Herbs to Grow for Family Health & Well Being
by Melissa Mutterspaugh, Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods

11:30am | Willamette Stage
Look Quick! What Bird Was That? Sharpen Your Bird ID Skills
by Kris Kirkeby, Natural Science Illustrator, Lane Co. Audubon Society

12:00pm | Cedars Stage
Bee Amazed: Rare Facts, Photos & Stories About the Pollinators in Your Garden
by Brian Dykstra, Beyond Toxics

12:30pm | Garden Stage
Kiwi & Other Easy to Grow Backyard Fruits
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

12:30pm | Willamette Stage
Raising Urban Chickens – Care to Coops
by Bill Bezuk, The Backyard Farmer

1:00pm | Cedars Stage
What is Sustainable Landscaping?
by Holde Fink, Native & Urban Gardens

1:00pm | Duckling Stage
Raptors Rule! Presentation & Owl Pellet Dissection Demo
Children with Parents Invited.
by Melissa Hart, Author of Avenging the Owl

1:00pm | Hallway
Virtual Tour of Green & Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods
by Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture

1:30pm | Garden Stage
Emergency Preparedness – What to Do Now?
by OSU Extension Master Food Preservers

1:30pm | Willlamette Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets Incorporating Green
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design

2:00pm | Cascade Stage
Reclaim Your Paper – Learn 5 Systems to Tame your Paper, Clear Surfaces & Simplify Your Life!
by Vicki Norris, National Organizing Expert & Life Reclaimist
Book Signing to Follow

2:00pm | Duckling Stage
Bringing Backyard Chickens into the Family Fold
by Debbie Williamson-Smith & The Duck Store

2:30pm | Garden Stage
Can I Keep Honeybees? What’s Involved?
by Ken Ograin, Lane Co. Beekeepers Assn

3:00pm | Cedars Stage
Natural Clays – Ancient Solutions for Modern Ailments
by Darryl Bosshardt, Redmond

3:00pm | Hallway
Virtual Tour of Green & Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods
by Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture

3:30pm | Garden Stage
Watering Gardens & Yards Efficiently
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

Exhibitor Directory – Leading Sustainability Experts!