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Robin Hills Farm

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20390 Stockbridge-Chelsea Rd. (M52) Chelsea, MI 48118 United States

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March 2017

Herbal Salve Making

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a class focused on healing herbal salves that can be made at home. We will go over the process of herbal salve making including a demonstration in which each student will pour and take home their own muscle rescue balm. This class will include discussion of dried botanicals that you can gather such as chamomile flowers, comfrey leaf, goldenseal and basics of making your own oil infusions to use in your salves. Students will be provided with…

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Plant Propagation: Getting a Start on Your Growing Season

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In this class, students will learn the basics of plant propagation, from seed to harvest, and the many considerations a plant grower must address before embarking on any type of cultivation. Various methods will be discussed. Come enjoy the “mad science” of plant propagation with Robin Hills Farm’s vegetable farm manager, Bee Ayer. Tuition is $15.

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April 2017

Long-distance Backpacking: DIY Camp Stove

Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This 3-part series will take participants through the entire process of preparing for a long-distance backpacking trip. Classes will cover planning, equipment, logistics, making your own DIY camp stove, and the series will finish with a backpacking day trip (10 miles round trip) in the Waterloo Recreation Area. Part 2: DIY Camp Stove Using a few common waste materials and tools, you can create your very own ultra-lightweight camp stove. The workshop will go over the many different options of…

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Getting to Know Your Cameraphone

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Smartphone photography documents the treasured moments of our lives. Whether capturing images of our family and friends, special events, fantastic vacations or the subtle beauty in our backyard, smartphone photography gives us the tool, no matter where we are, to capture these moments. This workshop is led by local professional photographer, Kate Zurenko, and is designed for anyone who seeks to effectively use and share mobile imagery and is interested in exploring the creative side of smartphone photography. Join Kate…

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Editing and Ordering Prints on Your Smartphone

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

This workshop is designed for the casual smartphone photographer interested in improving the quality of their images through easy-to-use editing techniques. Join local professional photographer Kate Zurenko in taking your smartphone photography skills to the next level and printing unique and frame-worthy images. In this workshop, participants will learn: • Principles of editing light: shadows & highlights, contrast, color temperature • Identifying and learning how to use native preset developments • Elevate the casual image to make it uniquely your…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Soil Chemistry

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In this class, students will learn the basic soil types, how to identify them, and what to grow in the various types. This is a field-based class, and students should prepare to get their hands dirty as they investigate soil with Robin Hills Farm’s very own vegetable farm manager, Bee Ayer. Tuition is $15.

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