March 17 “Wild Edibles & Medicinals of Appalachia” – Volunteers in Parks for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Sugarlands Training Room
April 7-9 “Cherokee Finger Weaving” – John C. Campbell Folk School
To register call 828-837-2775
April 11-15 Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN Evening Programs and Guided Hikes.
To register call: 865/436-7318 ext 222
April 20 “Wildflower Folklore” Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs – Park Vista, Gatlinburg, TN
April 22 “Foraging for Food & Farmacy” Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park- Cherokee, NC.
To register call: 865/974-0150
April 18 Fontana Village, NC – Wildflower Week – Hike and evening program on “Weather Signs & Portents” To register call Jonathan Peoples 828/498-2211
April 24 “Wildflower Walk” for Gallatin, TN women’s group. Tapoco Lodge, Robbinsville, NC
May 6 De Soto State Park, Ft. Payne, AL Wildflower Saturday
For more information contact Brittney Hughes at 256/997-5025 or email@example.com.
June 3 Red Boiling Springs, TN “Folk Medicine Festival”
For more information contact Karen Davis, Vision 2020 Inc, firstname.lastname@example.org
June 9 “Mother Nature’s Bounty” Lecture and garden tour- Georgia Mtn Research & Education Center, Blairsville, Ga. 706-745-2655 www.gmrec.uga.edu
June 11-17 “Appalachian Heritage Gardening” John C. Campbell Folk School Brasstown, NC
To register call : 828-837-2775 www.folkschool.org
June 17, “Women’s Work” Demonstration Day at the Mountain Farm Museum in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cherokee, NC entrance)
Home Remedies, Hearth Cooking, Soap Making, Hominy, Corn shuck Dolls, etc.
June 21 – “Appalachian Heritage Plants” –Heritage Gardeners’ Symposium, Zachary Tolbert House- Cashiers, NC. For more information contact Mary Dargan at email@example.com
June 24, “Foraging for Food & Farmacy” Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park TN/NC border To register call: 865/974-0150 www.outreach.utk.edu/smoky
August 19, “Foraging for Food & Farmacy” Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park Cherokee, NC
Sept. 16, “Mountain Life Festival’” Mountain Farm at Oconaluftee Visitors Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC. 1880’s Homestead comes alive with demonstrations of Home Remedies, Hominy, Apple Cider, Hearth Cooking and making Sorghum Syrup. 828/497-1904
Sept. 23 “Wildflower Folklore, Cherokee Plantlore, Wildcrafting Walkabout”
“Into the Wild”: A Wise Woman Herbal Gathering Camp Woodmont, Cloudland Canyon, GA. For more info contact Michelle Rigling 931-629-6694 firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 7 –“Heritage of Cherokee Foods & Formulas” Smoky Mountain Field School Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC
Oct. 21– DeSoto State Park, Ft. Payne, AL
Autumn Woods Explorations and “Campfire Cookery” demonstration
For more information contact Brittney Hughes at 256/997-5025 or email@example.com
Nov. 5 – “Cherokee Heritage Adventure” 2 family sessions
Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC