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We are an alliance of individuals dedicated to the re-localization of our food supply, fuel supply and economy.

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Springfield Area Herb Society updated an event

First Wild Edible Walk at Fast-N-Friendly

April 6, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
First Wild Edible WalkApril 6, 2014 at 1:00 pmOur guide will be Bo BrownWe will meet at the following location:Fast-N-Friendly3249 E Evans Rd, Springfield, MONear the intersection of Evans Rd and S Farm Road 181/E Smokey LnPhone: (417) 882-9522See More
Apr 3
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

First Annual Wild Edible Walk at Fast-N-Friendly

April 6, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
First Wild Edible WalkApril 6, 2014 at 1:00 pmOur guide will be Bo BrownWe will meet at the following location:Fast-N-Friendly3249 E Evans Rd, Springfield, MONear the intersection of Evans Rd and S Farm Road 181/E Smokey LnPhone: (417) 882-9522See More
Mar 31
Lincoln B. Justice updated an event

Ray McGovern, Speaker, CIA intelligence analyst for 27years at Drury University & Library Center

March 31, 2014 from 11am to 7pm
Ray McGovern,CIA intelligence analyst for 27 yearswill lecture on the NSA, civil liberties, security, right to privacy in Springfield, MO on  March 31, 2014 at 11 AM - Drury University, Lay Hall AuditoriumTopic: “Edward Snowden: Patriot or Villain? Visiting him in Russia”7 PM  - Library Center Auditorium 4653 S.…See More
Mar 26
Lincoln B. Justice posted a video

Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to...
Mar 24
Lincoln B. Justice posted an event

Ray McGovern, Speaker, CIA intelligence analyst for 27years at Drury University & Library Center

March 31, 2014 from 11am to 7pm
Ray McGovern,CIA intelligence analyst for 27 yearswill lecture on the NSA, civil liberties, security, right to privacy in Springfield, MO on  March 31, 2014 at 11 AM - Drury University, Lay Hall AuditoriumTopic: “Edward Snowden: Patriot or Villain? Visiting him in Russia”7 PM  - Library Center Auditorium 4653 S.…See More
Mar 24
Christine Bench is now a member of Well Fed Neighbor
Mar 24
Gary A. Kimmons replied to peter hartman's discussion Wood Burning Stoves 2.0
"Hi Peter.  If you can’t get the Library to go with this there is a book out there also.  It’s “Rocket Mass Heaters” by Ianto Evans and Leslie Jackson.  The only place I could find it for sale to respond to your…"
Mar 19
peter hartman posted a discussion

Wood Burning Stoves 2.0

https://vimeo.com/ondemand/3889https://thelibrary.org/acquisitions/acquisitionlogin.cfmHello everyone now that the worst of winter is behind us I think we should talk about how we are going to keep warm next year. As many of you know Paul Paul Wheaton along with ernie wisner and erica wisner came out with a 4 DVD set about Rocket stoves.…See More
Mar 19
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Herb Society Monthly Meeting at Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

April 15, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
April 155:30 pm social time  6:00 pm  meetingBarb Emge will be presenting what to do in your garden.John Raleigh will be doing our herb highlight.Our main program will be presented by Bo Brown.  He will be talking about Native American ethnobotany.  First Earth's Founder and Director, Bo Brown, has been a wildlife biologist since 1985, was Associate Director with Ozark Center for Wildlife Research for it's 15-yera history, and worked as a naturalist for MO Dept. of Conservation in Branson, MO…See More
Mar 12
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Seed Swap Workshop at Botanical Center

March 29, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
Springfield Area Herb Society Presents: Seed Swap WorkshopDate: Saturday, March 29, 2014Time: 10:00am.-2:00pm.Cost: $4.00 per person (at the door); SAHS 2014 members: FreeLocation: Botanical Center, 2400 South Scenic, Springfield, MOMembers: Please bring refreshmentsWe will be ending the workshops with the seed swap so get your seeds ready. Even if you do not have any to swap, you are invited to come. There will be free seed for everyone. .Seminar speakers include: 10:15am -11:00am. Mike Nocks…See More
Mar 3
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society at Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

February 14, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Social time at 5:30.  Meeting at 6:00.The Springfield Area Herb Society will be presenting Healthy Herbs/ Healthy Soil Critters by our own member, Patricia Tursi.Why should we be concerned about plant nutrients and our health and plant health?  Research studies will be given as examples.  How do we detect nutrients?  What does nutrient level tell us about the time for harvest?  How does preservation differ for nutrient values?  Do all the same herb species have the same nutrient values?  How do…See More
Feb 14
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Feb 10
Lincoln B. Justice posted an event
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Exploring Ecuador as a Place to Live at Library Center

February 23, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Exploring Ecuadoras a Place to LiveRachel and Lincoln will share a report of their 8 week trip to Ecuador illustrated with photos and videos at the Discovery Group – Sunday, February 23rd – 2 PM at the Library Center on South Campbell. They wondered why so many Americans have been moving to Central and South America.…See More
Feb 10
Springfield Area Herb Society updated an event

Springfield Herb Society at Botanical Center

February 18, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Springfield Area Herb Society presenting Chef Chadwick IsomChef Chadwick Isom, who worked at Bass Pro Corp., Big Cedar Lodge, and later at Hemingways was trained by many great chefs, including Marcel Bonetti C.E.C., eventually becoming executive sous chef.  He helped develop the Victory Trade School as the dean of culinary art, into an accredited, well known school with two restaurants, bakery, and catering company all run by students.  His passion is to teach the community and beyond how to…See More
Feb 1
Springfield Area Herb Society posted an event

Springfield Herb Society at Botanical Center

February 18, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Springfield Area Herb Society presenting Chef Chadwick IsomChef Chadwick Isom, who worked at Bass Pro Corp., Big Cedar Lodge, and later at Hemingways was trained by many great chefs, including Marcel Bonetti C.E.C., eventually becoming executive sous chef.  He helped develop the Victory Trade School as the dean of culinary art, into an accredited, well known school with two restaurants, bakery, and catering company all run by students.  His passion is to teach the community and beyond how to…See More
Jan 25
Juli joined ThePopp's group
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Farmers & Ranchers

If you plant & harvest, feed & raise...this group is for you.See More
Jan 18
Juli joined Matthew Groves's group
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EasyBees

Keeping bees in the city can be an easy and fun hobby, not to mention sweet!Anyone interested in bees is welcome to join this group. Non-traditional hives and methods are also encouraged.See More
Jan 18
Juli joined Springfield Area Herb Society's group
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Springfield Area Herb Society

The Herb Society strives to educate the public about the use of herbs for culinary, medicinal, decorative and craft purposes. Yearly membership fees are $12 per person. All levels of herbal knowledge and experience are welcome.See More
Jan 18
Juli joined Skip's group
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Preserving the harvest

For the people who can freeze, dry, and pickle locally harvested food.
Jan 18
Juli updated their profile
Jan 18

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Blog Posts

Newspaper Articles & Egg Routes . . . .

Posted by Cathleen Vought on June 20, 2013 at 3:21pm — 1 Comment

Another Nail in the Coffin of Food Freedom

Posted by Joe Janowski on February 13, 2013 at 3:19pm — 2 Comments

January Work

Posted by Mr. Aqualung on January 5, 2013 at 3:11pm

Wood Chip Gardening

Posted by Joseph's Page on January 4, 2013 at 9:29pm — 9 Comments

Forum

A PATRIOT Act for Food? 25 Replies

Started by Joe Tittiger in Farmers Markets. Last reply by Joe Tittiger Jan 12, 2011.

Site Improvements. 24 Replies

Started by ThePopp in Site Improvements. Last reply by Kathy Vimont Sep 26, 2010.

Memory Lane Milk 23 Replies

Started by Kerri Cox in Grow Local! Buy Local! Eat Local!. Last reply by Kerri Cox Jul 8, 2010.

Organizing a New Farmers Market in Springfield, Mo. 23 Replies

Started by Mike L. McCamish in Farmers Markets. Last reply by Patricia P. Tursi Aug 10, 2011.

Community Gardens 23 Replies

Started by Aubree Taylor in Community Gardens. Last reply by Dixie D Patch May 6, 2010.

Grow Local! Buy Local! Eat Local! 19 Replies

Started by Ruell Chappell in Grow Local! Buy Local! Eat Local!. Last reply by Joe Tittiger Jun 25, 2012.

Fall Events for local food sales, entertainment, education and the like... what say you? 17 Replies

Started by Ruell Chappell in Community Gardens. Last reply by Brian Langenwalter Oct 13, 2010.

food dehydration. 17 Replies

Started by joe patriot in Food Preservation. Last reply by Sharen Berry Jan 13, 2011.

S.510 Fake Food Safety: Forcing the collapse of domestic agriculture 16 Replies

Started by Joe Tittiger in Food Security. Last reply by Joe Tittiger Sep 21, 2010.

Food Inc 14 Replies

Started by Skip in Food Security. Last reply by Joe Tittiger Sep 23, 2010.

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