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9:00 am
April 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harlan Yoder’s farm, Centreville, MI

Draft Horse Training Seminar This class is scheduled to accommodate Draft Horse Basics students and those specifically interested in training techniques. The class covers techniques used to train a draft horse in preparation for using them in the field. Tillers welcomes back Amish trainer Harlan Yoder. Harlan trains horses that need to behave in harness....

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April 8 @ 9:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm
Tillers International Cook’s Mill Learning Center, 10515 OP Ave E
Scotts, MI 49088 United States

Knife Making Learning how to make tools is one of the most important skills learned in blacksmithing. Making knives is one of the skills many people learning blacksmithing are drawn to. In this class, you will make 1-2 small hand knives. Instructor Tim Carr is active on the board of the Michigan Artist Blacksmiths' Association...

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April 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tillers International Cook’s Mill Learning Center, 10515 OP Ave E
Scotts, MI 49088 United States

Cheesemaking - Hard Cheese Gary Colles, aka the “Cheese Smith” began making artisan cheese at home after eating "half his weight" in Stilton cheese in pubs across England, Ireland, and Scotland while he and his wife toured castles and gardens on vacation years ago. He has been making cheese for 16 years and, following training...

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1:00 pm
April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tillers International Clapp Farm, 6409 S. 34th St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048 United States

Seed Saving Seed saving has been the practice of farmers and gardeners for thousands of years. Before the advent of seed companies offering seeds for sale in the 1800's, the only way for a farmer or gardener to ensure seeds for the crops they grew was to save the seeds from a previous crop. In...

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