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Pop-Up Museum at MHU Celebrates Women’s History Month @ Mars Hill University
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A temporary open air exhibit at Mars Hill University will celebrate Women’s History Month. The “pop-up museum” is sponsored by the university’s history and women’s studies programs. It will be located on the upper quadrangle of the campus, adjacent to College Street, and will be open from 12-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The theme for this pop-up museum is “What Does She Mean?”

“We want the campus community to help us tell the story of strong, influential women in our lives through community artifacts and other items,” said Patrick Cash, coordinator of Mars Hill’s public history program. “People may bring photographs, books, letters, or any other items that they think best represent the influential women in their lives.”

A pop-up museum is a temporary exhibit created by individuals who show up to participate, according to the Pop Up Museum Project at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, which provides resources for people and organizations who want to create their own exhibits. A theme and venue are chosen and then the community is invited to bring objects related to the theme. The project’s resources describe a pop-up museum as “a community show-and-tell.” Each participant writes a label for their object and puts it on display. Pop-up museums usually last for a few hours on one day, and focus on bringing people together in conversation through stories, art, and objects.

For more information about Mars Hill’s pop-up museum, contact Patrick Cash at pcash@mhu.edu or (828) 689-1581.

Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
Apr 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.

Ginseng & Goldenseal with Robert Eidus @ Eagle Feather Farm
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come join us to explore goldenseal and ginseng in a forest environment as the plants come up this spring.

We will explore a rich Appalachian hardwood cove where these plants live and see “baby” ginseng. The class will be spent with hands-on training with the newly sprouted plants.

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

• View “How to Grow Goldenseal” a 27 minute video produced by Robert Eidus.
• Learn the history of American Ginseng and Goldenseal.
• Tips, secrets, and down-and-dirty herbal wisdom will be shared – from the soil to the harvest.
• Identify companion plants and trees.

Robert Eidus is the founder Eagle Feather Organic Farm and one of the teachers at the Southern Appalachian School for Growing Medicinal Plants. He is the author of a number of growing guides and produced a DVD called Growing Goldenseal. Robert has been teaching for over ten years and his classes include informative and exciting new knowledge.

Ginseng & Goldenseal with Robert Eidus
Sunday, April 15, 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $80 — Registration required. Limited to 20.

The workshop is presented by the Southern Appalachian School for Growing Medicinal Plants, and will be held at Eagle Feather Organic Farm Marshall, NC.

Work/trade available and sliding scale for students/elderly
Call Robert at (828) 649-3536 for registration or questions.

Robert Eidus
North Carolina Ginseng & Goldenseal Co.
300 Indigo Bunting Lane
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-3536



Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
May 1 @ 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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