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Sep
3
Sun
A Ginseng Hunt with Robert Eidus @ Eagle Feather Farm
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

See Goldenseal and Ginseng in a forest environment as the plants go down for the fall. We will explore a rich Appalachian cove where these plants live and then hunt the ginseng berries. The berries will be eaten for their medicinal benefits and the seeds will be placed in a stratification box for a year.

The cultivation of native medicinal plants as a new business opportunity will be mentioned. New marketing strategies and organizations will be highlighted.

Robert is Land Steward of Eagle Feather Organic Farm, and owner of the North Carolina Ginseng and Goldenseal Company. He has written two booklets on growing ginseng and goldenseal in a chemical free environment. He has also produced a video, “Growing Goldenseal,” which is available for purchase.

Activities Include:
* Dividing and separating Goldenseal rhizomes for fall planting.
* Discussing stratification procedures for Ginseng.
* Making and planting a seed bed for Ginseng.
* Learn the history of American Ginseng and Goldenseal.
* Option to view “How to Grow Goldenseal” a 27 minute video.

Workshop will be held on Sunday, September 3
from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Eagle Feather Organic Farm
300 Indigo Bunting Lane, Marshall, NC 28753

Cost: $80 per person
Call Robert at (828) 649-3536 to register or with questions.

No Dogs Allowed ~ Carpooling is Encouraged ~ Limit 20
Directions and more information at www.ncgoldenseal.com

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Sep
5
Tue
Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Room RAMS 114 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall
All board members are encouraged to attend.

Sep
30
Sat
Art on the Island 2017 @ Blannahassett Island
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Art on the Island returns for it’s 5th year!

Art booths, food, live music, and fun on Blannahassett Island in downtown Marshall.

Artists, download a vendor application HERE.

Food vendors call (828) 649-1301 for details.
Visit madisoncountyarts.com for more information.

Oct
3
Tue
Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Room RAMS 114 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall
All board members are encouraged to attend.

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