Steady State College – July 30 Edition

The July 30 Edition of Steady State College has gone to the printer and is available for single copy sale ($2) for email or home/business delivery. Annual subscriptions for email or home/business delivery cost $40. Call 237-0996 or email for more info.

This edition includes:

  • Calendar of Events
  • College Township Backyard Hens Update
  • Friends & Farmers Co-op Nominations Open: Fall 2014 Board Elections
  • Friends & Farmers Co-op Finance & Business Planning Updates
  • CITY-GREEN Updates
  • Columbia Gas Pipeline Controversy – PSU Investigative Report Update
  • State College Community-Owned Energy Cooperative
  • ESMP-in-Exile Part 2 – Program & Staffing Cuts

August is a big month for local food in Centre County, with tons of great food at the farmers markets and lots of excellent harvest festivals and fairs. Calendar of Events from Steady State College:

  • July 31 – EPA Public Hearing in Pittsburgh about new power plant carbon rule. More info: paglobalwarmingoutreach@gmail.com
  • August 1 – 2 – Third Annual Pennsylvania Certified Organic FarmFest. Grange Grounds. Food, music, workshops and more.
  • August 1 – State College Downtown Friday Farmers Market – 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Locust Lane
  • August 2 – North Atherton Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – State College Home Depot
  • August 2 – Millheim Farmers Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Millheim American Legion pavilion on Rt. 45, 162 W. Main St.
  • August 3 – 10 – Centre County Local Foods Week.
  • August 4 – State College Borough Council Regular Meeting. 7:30 p.m. 243 South Allen St.
  • August 5 – State College Downtown Tuesday Farmers Market. – 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Locust Lane
  • August 5 – Boalsburg Farmers Market 2 to 6 p.m. PA Military Museum. Fourth Annual “Golden Basket Award” Chefs’ Competition 2 to 4 p.m.
  • August 5 – College Township Backyard Hens at the Planning Commission. 7:30 p.m. at College Township Municipal Building.
  • August 6 – State College Planning Commission. 12 p.m., 243 South Allen
  • August 6 – Lemont Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m. – Lemont Granary
  • August 7 – College Township Backyard Hens at the Council Meeting. 7 p.m. at the College Township Municipal Building.
  • August 8 – State College Downtown Friday Farmers Market – 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Locust Lane
  • August 9 – North Atherton Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – State College Home Depot
  • August 9 – Millheim Farmers Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Millheim American Legion pavilion on Rt. 45, 162 W. Main St.
  • August 9 – Centre Region High Performance Home Tour.  Tour starts at 10 a.m. at Springfield Commons Development in Boalsburg and finishes at the Happy Valley Vineyard & Winery at 3:00 p.m. Visit homes built to exceed ENERGY STAR standards, incorporate passive solar design, utilize local materials and renewable energy. Local builders on site. Free. For more info contact Scot Chambers at: ScotChambers@gmail.com.
  • August 11 – State College Borough Council Work Session. 7:30 p.m. 243 South Allen St.
  • August 12 – 14 – Ag Progress Days at Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research farm at Rock Springs. 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wed. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thurs.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Online:
  • August 13 – Lemont Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m. – Lemont Granary
  • August 14 – State College Planning Commission. 7 p.m., 243 South Allen
  • August 18 – State College Borough Council Regular Meeting. 7:30 p.m., 243 South Allen St.
  • August 21 – 28 – 140th Annual Centre County Grange Fair. Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall.
  • September 9 – “Farmer Comes to School” presentation at a local elementary school.  Boalsburg Farmers Market vendors talk to children about their farms and provide samples of their products. School TBA.
  • September 10 – Third Annual “Plow to Plate” Harvest Dinner – Boalsburg Farmers Market at the Mount Nittany Winery. Dishes prepared by our area’s best chefs from fresh ingredients obtained at the BFM. 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. $35 per ticket, kids under 12 free. Tickets available at BFM.
  • September 14 & November 16 – Youth Sewing 101 at Contempo Studio in Boalsburg. Kids learn basic sewing machine skills and get a taste for our other classes. Email amy.c.frank@gmail.com.
  • September 16 – “Kids Day” at the Boalsburg Farmers Market. Students from Sept. 9 “Farmer Comes To School” can use a $5 voucher to purchase products from market vendors.
  • September 18 & 22 – Youth Sewing Clubs start at Contempo Studio in Boalsburg. New Designer’s Club: Beginner youth sewers create a cute, can’t-wait-to-wear-it project each week.  Mondays or Thursdays 3:30 – 4:45 pm. Young Designers Club: more experienced young sewers learn new sewing skills each week by creating a fun, useful project.  Mondays or Thursdays 5 – 6:15 pm. Teen Designer’s Club (age 11 – 17) tackle cool, on-trend projects each week Monday or Thursdays 6:30-7:45 pm. Email amy.c.frank@gmail.com.

 

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