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Egg|Plant Urban Farm Supply Newsletter - November 2011 
Egg|Plant Urban Farm Supply

New Holiday Classes!

Payment is required for class registration. Stop in the store or call 651-645-0818 to pay with a credit card over the phone or to make some other arrangement. Please call or email audrey@eggplantsupply.com with questions.

November Classes

Canning Holiday Gifts

Flannery Clark
Sunday, November 20, 1:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $25

Learn how to safely can gifts for the holidays. This class will focus on canning apple pie filling, but the lessons apply to canning jam, jelly, pickles, and more! The demonstration will cover canning in traditional mason jars as well as Weck canning jars for a beautiful holiday gift. Participants will receive a handout with protocols for safe canning, and recommendations for supplies and recipes. 

Flannery Clark started helping her mother make jam at age 5.  20+ years later, she is a prize winning canner who has earned ribbons at the Minnesota State Fair, and spends much of her summer making jam, jelly, pickles and more.

Make a Holiday Wreath

Molly Rosenberg
Sunday, November 27, 1:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $40, includes materials for a wreath and hanging ornament

Molly Rosenberg, the creative mind behind Molly's Gardens, shows you how to create holiday swags and wreaths using natural and organic materials. Cost includes materials to make and take your own creation. 

December Classes

DIY Gift Wrapping

Anne Lies
Sunday, December 3, 1:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $15

Bring a friend or family member: Register 2 people for $25, parent/child (age 10+) pairs welcome!

Every year, Americans generate an estimated 6 million tons of extra waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s—and about 80% of that is gift wrap and paper bags! But stepping out of that waste cycle doesn’t have to mean being a Scrooge. This hands-on workshop will explore fun, creative, and beautiful alternatives to ho-hum(bug) gift wrapping. Whether you prefer your gifts artfully concealed or elegantly showcased, you’ll learn plenty of ways to make this a low-waste holiday season.

Please being a gift to wrap (or purchase a gift at Egg|Plant!) We wiil provide shared tools and materials.
If you prefer your own supples, the following are suggested:

  • Paper cutter or scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Tape
  • Recyclable papers (such as newspaper, magazines, cereal or other boxes)
  • Recycled/recyclable ribbon, yarn, etc.
  • Any fabric you’d like to experiment with

Anne Lies is a writer/editor, urban gardener, fiber arts teacher, and Egg|Plant family member who grows, creates, and recycles in Minneapolis.

DIY Gift Wrapping

Anne Lies
Saturday, December 11, 1:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $15

Bring a friend or family member: Register 2 people for $25, parent/child (age 10+) pairs welcome!

We love this class so much we are offering it twice! See description above.

Location and Store Hours

Store Hours: 

Open Late Thursdays!

Mon Closed  
Tues 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm  
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Join us for Small Business Saturday!
November 26th

Simply mention "Small Business Saturday" on November 26th at Egg|Plant Urban Farm Supply and receive 10% off your purchase of $25 or more! 

In addition, If you make your purchase  with your registered American Express card on November 26th, you will receive a one-time $25 statement credit to your account. To register your card, go to https://sync.americanexpress.com/sbs2011 .

For more information on this Small Business Saturday offer, go to www.facebook.com/smallshop.

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