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The Great Appalachian Homesteading Conference

Crossville, TN

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Welcome to the 4th Annual Great Appalachian Homesteading Conference! We are so excited to bring you our event at Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion of Tennesse Tech University once again! We love that we bring you our large, homesteading, history & heritage-based event at this wonderful, one-acre indoor facility! We are very proud to continue to bring homesteading, craft & skill-based classes. We value a strong connection to history & American heritage! Our event will be held Saturday, May 25th, 2019 and is continuing to grow with classes, demonstrations and our 18th Century Camp! What a wonderful day to learn, share and honor ALL that we are! Come & follow along as we continue to add more for this great event! STAY TUNED!

**Our Classes for May 25th:

~ Let’s Make Biscuits & Cornbread, Y’all with Patara of Appalachia’s Homestead

~ Fishing Fundamentals with John Null a.k.a “Jnull0”

~ Raising Meats on The Homestead by Pratt Family Homestead

~ Gardening on Concrete with Old Alabama Gardener

~ Organic Beekeeping by Jay Hesleschwerdt-TN Bee Inspector

~ The Best in Back to Eden Gardening with Andy Duke

~ The Art of Making Stained Glass with Angela King

~ Pemmican and Historic Teas & Tinctures by Jim Buckenmyer

~ Growing Mushrooms for Every Homestead by 2 Angels Mushrooms

~ The Right LGD for Your Livestock with Anna Abney

~ Quilting with History by Sharon Shedd Hodges Wilson

~ Successful Parasite Control for Goats with Tinia Creamer

~ Homemade Homestead Salves with Debbie Hadler Statler of Grandma Bea’s

~ The Trail of Tears-The Forced Removal of The Cherokees in 1838 by TN Trail of Tears Association President, Debbie Moore

~ Preserving the Cherokee Language with Lou Jackson, EBCI

~ Hamming It Up-Ham Radio with Jack Duncan

~ Health, Management, & Nutrition of Pastured Poultry by Curran Gehring of Tucker Milling LLC

~ Dairy Goat Reproduction by Rachel Payne of Tiramar Farms

~ Buying Livestock with Success by James Oller

~ Homestead Disaster Preparedness by The Dooley Family of The Flip Flop Barnyard

~ Herbs for Immunity with Courtney Lozano

Demonstrations/Information Booths:

~ Leather Britches by The Eady Sisters
~ Beautiful Basket Weaving by Evan Kidd
~ All About The Forced Removal-Tennessee Trail of Tears Association
~ You Can Make Pemmican with Jim Buckenmyer
~ Candle Dipping with Jim Buckenmyer
~ Leather Work & Old Time Rag Dolls by the O’Neals
~ Cherokee Culture with Vickie Coatney Smith, Kyle Coatney & Jack Crawford
~ Antique Tractors & Corn Grinding with the Middle Tennessee Tractor Association
~ Water Ram Pumps & Storage by Tim Bodley
~ History of The Muscogee Creek & Removal by Melba Checote Eads
~ All About LGDs & Children’s Storytime by Anna Abney
~ Your Name in The Cherokee Syllabary by Brett Jones, EBCI
~ Lard Soap Making Like Granny Did by Sadie’s Soaps
~ Coker Creek Heritage with Coker Creek Heritage Center
~ Starting A Seed Library by Anna Stange
~ Blacksmithing by Violet Springs Forge
~ All About Sequoyah & Sequoyah Birthplace Museum