The first class is FREE and it's one that J. and I wanted to attend last year, but the class filled up within just a couple of hours of the registration opening up. Trust me...I have this on my calendar and on my speed dial for February 1st, because I.will.not.miss.this.sugaring.class.this.year!
Maple SugaringLocation: Burr Oak Woods Nature Center
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ummm....maple syrup! In our culture of a supermarket in every neighborhood; it is almost magical and spectacular to be able to make something delicious to eat out of some liquid flowing out of a tree. Savor this wonder of nature by learning how to pick the right tree, tap it and collect the sap, and then make delicious syrup from native trees. For more information, email email@example.com. Note that registration for this begins February 1st at 816-228-3766 (all ages).
The Missouri Department of Conservation has lots of great activities and classes for all ages. Check out the list at http://mdc.mo.gov/events/location/Burr%20Oak%20Woods/heading/Burr%20Oak%20Woods%20Nature%20Center.
Investing in Cropland
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Have you ever daydreamed about a house in the country, rolling farmland, and dusty country roads? How about quitting your day job to become a farmer? Well, it all starts with land. On January 14th, Bill and Brad Gaughan, founding partners of Rural KC Real Estate, will discuss the opportunities, the risks and the process for investing in cropland.