Seminar & Workshop Schedule

15th Annual Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show
January 24-26, 2020

 

The following Seminars & Performances will be updated for the 2020 Show in late December.

2019 Seminars & Performances

Cedars Stage – Room 4-East ~ off South Hall
Cascade Stage – Room 4-West ~ off South Lobby
Garden Stage
– South Hall ~ Near OSU Extension Service Exhibit
Willamette Stage – Room 1-West ~ off North Lobby

Click to Download Map & Stages Good Earth ’19

Friday, January 18

5:30pm | Garden Stage
Composting with Worms – Containers to Harvesting
by Christina Bixel, OSU Extension Master Gardener

5:30pm | Willamette Stage
Selecting & Growing Fruit Trees – Helpful Hits
by Ross Penhallegon, Horticulturist OSU Extension

6:00 pm | Cascade Stage
Stopping Illegal Dumping! What to Do & Who to Call in Lane County
by Dan Wood, Lane County Nuisance Abatement

6:00 pm | Cedars Stage
Ductless Heating – Is It Right for My Home?
by Jake Meyer, HVAC Engineering, Pacific Air Comfort

6:30pm | Garden Stage
The Dirt on Good Soil – Micro & Macro Soil Nutrients
by Christina Bixel, OSU Extension Master Gardener

6:30pm | Willamette Stage
Native Shrubs – Good for Gardens: Selections to Care
by Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources

7:00pm | Cascade Stage
Backyard Gardening to Help Save the Bees
by Ashley Chesser, NW Center for Alternatives to Pesticides

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

Saturday, January 19

10:30am | Garden Stage
Drop In Mobile Plant Clinic – Bring Your Plants, Problems & Questions
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

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

11:00am | Cascade Stage
Pruning a Mature Fruit or Nut Tree – Learn from Lowell!
by Lowell Cordas, Horticulturist, Inventor at Lowell’s Tools

11:00am | Cedars Stage
Do it Yourself Ductless Heat Pump Installation
by Rick Gregg, Ductless Application Specialist, The Heat Pump Store

11:30am | Garden Stage
Drop In Mobile Plant Clinic – Bring Your Plants, Problems & Questions
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

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

12:00pm | Cascade Stage
Raising Urban Chickens – Care to Coops
by Bill Bezuk, The Backyard Farmer

12:00pm | Cedars Stage
Outdoor Space Remodeling: Making Rooms in the Landscape
by Jon Clark & Ali McQueen, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction

12:15pm | Garden Stage
Drying Foods: Storage Techniques from Our Ancestors
by OSU Extension Master Food Preservers

12:30pm | Willamette Stage
Grow the Most Delicious Beans! Green Beans, Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Dry Beans Varieties, Growing, Harvesting, Processing, Cooking
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of The Resilient Gardener & The Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

1:00pm | Cascade Stage
Creating a Mason Bee Sanctuary in Your Backyard
by Jim Ullrich, Knox Cellars Mason Bees

1:00 pm | Cedars Stage
Go Solar!  Clean Power for Your Home – EE, RE & Solar Overview
by Newt Loken, Solar Assist

1:00pm | Garden Stage
4-H Small Animals “Show-N-Tell”
by OSU Extension 4-H Youth Team

1:30pm | Willamette Stage
Gardening Without Irrigation – Grow Corn, Beans, Squash, Tomatoes,
& Much More Without Watering or Mulching
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of The Resilient Gardener & The Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

2:00pm | Cascade Stage
Working with a Landscaper to Create a Sustainable Garden
by Holde Fink, Organic Landcare Provider, Native & Urban Gardens

2:00pm | Cedars Stage
Healthy Homes, Healthy Family! Prevent Indoor Air Pollution
by Melanie Brown, Equilibrium Painting

2:15pm | Garden Stage
Seed Starting for the Beginner Gardener – Veggies to Perennials
by Shirley Betournay, OSU Extension Master Gardener

2:30pm | Willamette Stage
The Eat-All Greens Garden! Grow 200 lbs of Greens in a Tiny Garden
by Carol Deppe, PhD, Author of The Resilient Gardener & The Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Book Signing & Seed Sale to Follow

2:45pm | Garden Stage
Seed Starting for the Beginner Gardener – Veggies to Perennials
by Shirley Betournay, OSU Extension Master Gardener

3:00pm | Cascade Stage
Groundcovers – The Secret to a Sustainable Garden
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Award Winning Garden Writer

3:00pm | Cedars Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners

3:15pm | Garden Stage
Seed Starting for the Beginner Gardener – Veggies to Perennials
by Shirley Betournay, OSU Extension Master Gardener

4:00 pm | Cascade Stage
OsteoStrong – Building Your Bone Density, Strength & Balance in 10 Minutes a Week!
by Robbin Freedman, OsteoStrong

4:00pm | Cedars Stage
Beautiful, Sustainable Bathroom Remodels – Plans to Materials
by Don Delaplain, Revision Design Build

4:00pm | Garden Stage
No-Bake Cookie Demo!
by OSU Extension Service Lane County Food Pantry Volunteers

4:30 pm | Willamette Stage
Creating Green & Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods
by Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture

5:00pm | Garden Stage
Drop In Mobile Plant Clinic – Bring Your Plants, Problems & Questions
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

6:00pm | Garden Stage
Drop In Mobile Plant Clinic – Bring Your Plants, Problems & Questions
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

Sunday, January 20

10:30am | Cascade Stage
Selecting a Rootstock for Your Fruit Tree – Learn from Lowell!
by Lowell Cordas, Horticulturist, Inventor at Lowell’s Tools

10:30am | Garden Stage
Drop In Mobile Plant Clinic – Bring Your Plants, Problems & Questions
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

11am-2pm | Atrium Lobby
Nancy’s Container Roundup – Sunday Recycling Event
by Nancy’s Yogurt

11:00am | Cedars Stage
Timeless Strategies for Green Remodeling & Custom New Homes
by Tobin Newburgh, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction

11:00am | Willamette Stage
Seed Starting – Planning to Harvest
by Christina Bixel, OSU Extension Master Gardener

11:30am | Cascade Stage
Creating a Mason Bee Sanctuary in Your Backyard
by Jim Ullrich, Knox Cellars Mason Bees

11:30am | Garden Stage
Drop In Mobile Plant Clinic – Bring Your Plants, Problems & Questions
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

12:00pm | Willamette Stage
Growing Your Edible Garden – 10 Easy Steps!
by Juliet Bender, OSU Extension Master Gardener

12:30pm | Cascade Stage
UltraSound Imaging of Trees for Decay & Healthy Wood –
See NEW Arboricultural Tomography Technology!
by Nathaniel Sperry, Certified Arborist, Sperry Tree Care Co.

1:00pm | Cedars Stage
Remodel Your Home for Better Design, Flow & Function
by Forrest Castile, Castile Construction

1:00pm | Willamette Stage
Basic Pruning Techniques – How, When & Tips
by Peter Thurston, OSU Extension Master Gardener

1:15pm | Garden Stage
4-H Small Animals “Show-N-Tell”
by OSU Extension 4-H Youth Team

1:30pm | Cascade Stage
Atlas Bee Project! Join the Search for Every Bee Species in Oregon!
by Ken Ograin, Lane Co. Beekeepers

2:00pm | Cedars Stage
Save Green! Solar for Your Home
by Brett Moser, Advanced Energy Systems

2:00pm | Willamette Stage
Compost Power – Transformation and Rejuvenation
by Rodney Bloom, Compost Specialist, OSU Extension Lane County

2:15pm | Garden Stage
Garden Forever Tools – Hands on Testing of Garden Tools
by Shirley Betournay, OSU Extension Master Gardener

2:30pm | Cascade Stage
Backyard Habitat: How to Attract Birds & Other Wildlife to Your Yard
by Dick Lamster, Lane Co. Audubon Society

3:00pm | Cedars Stage
Go Ductless For Indoor Air Quality
by Rick Gregg, Ductless Application Specialist, The Heat Pump Store

3:00pm | Garden Stage
Garden Forever Tools – Hands on Testing of Garden Tools
by Shirley Betournay, OSU Extension Master Gardener

3:00pm | Willamette Stage
What is a Sustainable Landscape? Create Yours This Spring!
by Gwendolyn Scott, OSU Extension Master Gardener

3:30 pm | Cascade Stage
How Oxygen Therapy Works – Hyperbaric Benefits
by Matt McCarl, New Leaf Hyperbarics

It’s Fresh & Fun!
KEZI-9 Good Earth Music Stage

Located in the North Hall

FRIDAY:
5:00 pm  –  Jim Hershey – Folk & Classical Guitar
5:30 pm  –  TRUE – The Ridgeline Ukulele Extravaganza
6:15 pm –  Olivia Rose –  Ukulele Duo
7:00 pm  –  Fiddlin’ Big Sue Band – Old Time Fiddling, Bluegrass & Newgrass

SATURDAY:
10:00 am  –  Jim Hershey – Folk & Classical Guitar
11:00 am  –  Creswell Middle School Choir
12:30 pm –  Charley Snellings & Friends – Blues
2:15 pm   –  McKayla Marie – Country Singer, Guitarist & Songwriter
4:15 pm   –   Red Pajamas – Rock, Folk, Blues!
6:30 pm   –  Bajuana Tea – Acoustic Rhythms

SUNDAY:
10:00 am  –  Jim Hershey – Folk & Classical Guitar
10:30 am  –  Jen Sennett & Cooper Morris, Guitarists & Songwriters
1:00 pm    –  Naomi Ariel – Blues & Jazz
2:45 pm    –  Fiddlin Big Sue Band – Old Time Fiddling, Bluegrass & Newgrass

Twist & Sprout to a Greener New Year!

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