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Want to try growing your own mushrooms? According to mushroom enthusiast Mike McNally of Brunswick, growing oyster mushrooms in a coffee can is inexpensive, easy and could yield some delicious results. All you need is an oyster mushroom from the store (or the wild, if you’re… Read More
    APPLETON — The Appleton Library is hosting its first-ever Blooms, Barns, & Books tour 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, July 15, with the library as base, rain or shine. Weaving books, blooms, and some of Appleton’s most historically significant barns, the tour is testament to Cicero’s mantra, “If you… Read More
    Learn about traditional and modern methods used to produce building materials, food, garden amendments and energy in harmony with the island landscape. Tour the gardens and the orchard, look at the shiitake production, the compost-heated outdoor shower and the hand-built 17th Century inspired timber-framed building. Tour… Read More