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Wed, Jun 07

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Manual/Chemical-Free Poison Ivy Removal

Guest instructor Brenden Almand will demonstrate how to safely remove poison ivy manually without applying chemicals to the land.

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Manual/Chemical-Free Poison Ivy Removal
Manual/Chemical-Free Poison Ivy Removal

Time & Location

Jun 07, 2023, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Yesod (address will be sent to guests), Fairview, NC 28730, USA

About the Event

Do you want to learn how to remove poison ivy without applying chemicals to the land? Guest instructor Brenden Almand will demonstrate land management techniques. Instead of using herbicides, it's possible to manually uproot poison ivy. In this workshop, you will learn how to do this safely without getting a rash. This includes how to dress, handle tools, pull out poison ivy, and dispose of the plants.

You'll have a choice between observation and hands-on learning. If you want to participate in pulling out poison ivy, please wear a long-sleeve shirt, long pants tucked into socks, and boots or shoes that can be hosed off.

The workshop will be 90 minutes, from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Afterward you'll have the option to stay for a work party and then dinner. From 6:30 to 7:30pm, those who stay can assist Yesod Farm+Kitchen by volunteering with poison ivy removal. Cold showers are available. Volunteering will be followed by dinner provided by Yesod around a campfire.

Schedule

5:00-6:30pm Demonstration and practice

6:30-7:30pm Optional volunteering at Yesod Farm+Kitchen

7:30-7:45pm Optional cold showers available

7:45pm Campfire dinner served by Yesod

Accessibility: There are flat, unpaved, wide walkways in the field. A composting toilet for your use is located in the field. Please email info@yesodfarm.org with accessibility requests and questions.

COVID: This event is outdoors and distanced, but please **bring a mask** in case there are times where we need to be in closer proximity.

Weather: This event is outdoors. In case of severe weather, we may cancel. You will receive an email by 10am the morning of the event in case of cancellation.

You will receive our address upon registration.

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