Taproot Events: Mother Earth News Fair ~ Burlington, Vermont

Taproot Magazine at Mother Earth News Fair, Burlington VT
June 10-11
Saturday 9 - 6 and Sunday 9 - 5

We're happy to be at the Mother Earth News Fair this weekend, bringing the pages of Taproot to life in our tent with many friends and contributors leading demos, workshops and discussions all weekend long. Plus raffle prizes! You can find us outside, near the Blue Ribbon Pavillion. We hope to see you there! 

Taproot Tent Schedule 
10am, Elderberry Syrup Making with Kate Spring from Good Heart Farmstead
Come learn how to make elderberry syrup at home to nourish your family all year long.  Learn about the medicinal qualities of elderberry, the basics of growing your own, and sample the syrup from the live demo; pre-made syrup will also be available for purchase.

2pm, Seed Starting Demo with Kate Spring from Good Heart Farmstead
Get your hands in the soil at this interactive seed-starting workshop.  You'll learn how to grow pea shoots and micro-greens at home with just a few simple supplies.  We'll finish with pea shoot and micro-green taste tests.

4pm Kraut 101 with Kirsten Shockey
Learn the basics of fermenting in this hands-on workshop that will send you home with your own kraut! 

10am Homeschooling on the Homestead with Kirsten Shockey
Come join us for a discussion about homeschooling, share your experience, and hear from others.

All Day, Sunday - Natural Dyeing with Tammy White from Wing and a Prayer Farm
Learn about natural dye, meet special members of the farm, and maybe try your hand at dyeing too! We'll also have a small trunk show sale of fiber from Wing and a Prayer Farm.