The 27th Annual
"Health from the Ground Up"
March 4-5, 2006 • Granville, Ohio(1/2 hour NE of Columbus)
MapQuest interactive map
of Granville High School region in Granville, OH
(zoom in and out!)
exit Interstate 71 at Bellville and take SR 13 south into Mt. Vernon. From there, Rt. 661 south will bring you the 23 miles into Granville. Shortly after the Granville village limits, turn right onto New Burg St. Go just past the school, turn right into the school driveway (right before the athletic fields), and follow the signs.
Granville is less than 10 miles north of Interstate 70 (Exit 126) on Rt. 37. Take 37 north into Granville. At the center of town turn right on W. Broadway. Turn left on Rt. 661 and left onto New Burg St. Go just past the school, turn right into the school driveway, and follow the signs.
you can also take Rt. 161 (which joins with Rt. 37) into Granville. Just past the golf course (you'll see lots of flagpoles) turn left on CR 539, which become Broadway. Turn left on Rt. 661 and left onto New Burg St. Go just past the school, turn right into the school driveway, and follow the signs.
Saturday, March 4th
8:00-9:00 Registration & Volunteer Check-In
9:05-9:15 Opening Remarks
Mike Laughlin, Board President
Carol Goland, Executive Director
9:30-11:30 Workshop Session I
Long Session: 9:30-11:30
Short Session I-A: 9:30-10:25
Short Session I-B: 10:35-11:30
11:30-1:00 Lunch/Exhibit Area Break
1:15-2:15 Workshop Session II
2:30-3:30 Keynote Speaker: Gary Zimmer
3:45-4:45 Workshop Session III
6:00-7:00 Reader’s Theater: What Will Be in the Fields Tomorrow?
7:00-7:30 Audience Discussion with Fields Creators and Performers
6:00-7:30 Kid’s Conference: Story Telling
7:45-9:45 Contra Dance: Back Porch Swing Band (All skill levels and ages welcome!)
Sunday, March 5th
7:30-8:15 Personal Meditation
8:30-9:15 Business Meeting
9:30-11:30 Workshop Session IV
Long Session 9:30-11:30
Short Session IV-A 9:30-10:25
Short Session IV-B 10:35-11:30
11:30-1:00 Discussion Lunch/Exhibit Area Break
1:15-2:15 Workshop Session V
2:30-3:15 Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Wilkins
3:15-3:30 Closing Remarks
Over 50 individual workshops will be led by knowledgeable members of the organic and sustainable ag community. Presenters will include successful farmers and gardeners, extension agents, educators, and consultants. A full list of workshops will be posted prior to the conference. Workshops will be broken down into the following workshop tracks:
Healthy Soil: The Basis for Quality Crops and Livestock
Growing in the Soil: Back Yard Gardening
Growing in the Soil: Market Gardening
Growing in the Soil: Field Crops
Raising healthy Livestock
Individual and Family Health
Healthy Communities: A Focus on Energy
Healthy Communities: Lifestyles and Building Techniques
Taking Care of Business
Author Gene Logsdon visits with friends in the OEFFA Conference exhibit area.
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