Food Safety for Small Farms Workshop

 Are you interested in learning about the new food safety law and what it means for your farming operation? Do you want to develop a food safety plan for your farm? Do you want to see your product in new… Continue Reading


Designing A Pollinator Garden

PHOTO: A hummingbird hovers near hummingbird sage (Salvia spathacea). As I write, the first rain of the fall season (which coincidentally begins according to the calednar on Sunday the 22nd with the Autumnal Equinox) is cheering up the forecast. The… Continue Reading

Shasta College Community Teaching Garden Workshop: Composting Made Easy

This workshop will address ways to make high quality compost in your own backyard, including an introduction to worm culture. Presenter sells worms, worm castings, aerated compost tea, and does tea evaluations. Presenter: Ken Waranius Please pre-register on-line! For registration… Continue Reading


Catholic Healthcare West to Offer Two Free Evenings of Orthopedics Education

Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) North State Hospitals, Mercy Medical Center Redding and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff are partnering to bring the communities of the North State two free evenings of orthopedic education presented by local physicians and… Continue Reading

Shasta College Community Teaching Garden Workshop: Medicine Making/Herbal Tonics

Learn to render medicinal herbs into useful preparations for health and well-being. Presenter is local Wintu herbalist and wild plant expert known for his local plant remedies. He is a certified herbalist and owner of Mountain Wintu Herbs. Presenter: Ted… Continue Reading


Mercy Offers Migraine & Headache Pain Seminar

Plan now to attend an informative seminar with local medical professionals who will discuss the shared symptoms of headache, migraine and stroke. Speakers include: Richard Karem, MD, Stroke Director, Mercy Medical Center Redding Siobhan Dekker, RN, FNP, CNRN Deborah Wedick… Continue Reading

Shasta College Community Teaching Garden Workshop: Food Drying and Storage

What to do with all that produce you grew? This workshop will cover effective and low-cost methods for drying and preparing food for long-term storage. Also, learn effective long-term storage of vegetables, fruit, nuts, and grains. Presenter is a local… Continue Reading

Shasta College Community Teaching Garden Workshop: Growing Great Garlic and Onions

Learn techniques for growing great garlic, including gourmet garlic, and onions. Cover cropping information will be included. Premium garlic seeds will be offered for sale. Presenter is an organic inspector for the California Certified Organic Farmers; he has been selling… Continue Reading