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The Great Appalachian Homesteading Conference~

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Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion

2390 Gainesboro Grade

Cookeville, TN 38501

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Welcome to the 3rd annual 2018 Great Appalachian Homesteading Conference! We are excited to have you joining us for our two day homesteading event! Our focus is not only to bring back important skill sets for homesteaders, but to also connect folks to history and heritage! By understanding the past, we can embrace the future!

With much excitement, we are happy to announce that our event has grown and moved to The Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion on the prestigous campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee! You are going to love it there and we can't wait to spend our two day event with you! Our incredible 2018 lineup is as follows:

~ Bringing 18th Century History to Life by Jon Townsend of Townsends

~ Chickens for Children by Patara of Appalachia's Homestead with Special Guest Author *Gail Damerow

~ Homestead Health & Preparedness by Starry Hilder

~ "Bee" is for Beginners by Cherokee Beekeepers Association *Ticket required

~ Raising Sustainable Meats Sources by Pratt Family Homestead

~ Livestock Guardian Dogs by Anna Abney of Learning About LGDs

~ Kids Storytime with Learning About LGDs by Anna Abney

~ Edible Herbs for You by Cynthia Warner

~ Begin Quilting Today with Sharon Shedd Hodges Wilson

~ Ham Radio Weekend Demonstration by Jeff Martin

~ Essential Oils & You by Rachel Payne of Tiramar Farms

~ Naturally Made Soaps by Angela of Daisy King Farm

~ Incredible Comfrey with Old Alabama Gardener

~ Equines on The Homestead with Tinia Creamer of Lucas Farm

~ Choosing The Right Dairy Animal for Your Homestead by Tinia Creamer of Lucas Farm

~ Emergency Preparedness 101 with John Pearson-The Frugal Farmer

~ Gardening Year Round with Hoop Houses, Low Tunnels & Passive Solar by Troy Teets

~ All About Mushrooms for Your Homestead by Two Angels Mushroom Farm

~ Water! Collection, Storage, Purification, & Hydro Power by Tim Bodley-The Southern Patriot

~ 18th Century Camp & Skills with Jim Buckenmyer


~ NO FILMING during class sessions

~ Tickets are NONrefundable

~ Children ages 10 and under are FREE!

~ Children MUST always be accompanied by an adult

~ Tickets are limited for the Beekeepers Course! Beekeeper Course ticket portions are being donated to The Cherokee Beekeepers Association of Athens, TN for scholarships funds!

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Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion

2390 Gainesboro Grade

Cookeville, TN 38501

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