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Thank you for your interest in our work!  The Local Living Venture presents workshops and events in partnership with local people, who have expertise to share, as part of their mission to contribute to a healthy and more capable citizenry in the North Country region. 
You may also wish to click this link to view our
 Full Events Schedule.

Please note that we take somewhat of a Summer hiatus from workshops, focusing more on outreach booths at local festivals.

EDITION:  July 7, 2019

Homesteads Rent/Sale * SummerFest * CBD Talk * More!
Hello Friends!

Join us for some Summer events with the Local Living Venture!  We specialize in serious fun and delightful educational events; enjoy.
Visit our Potsdam Summer Fest Booth!
Renewable Hemp  ***  (
Pollinator Pals Protection  ***  (
Local Living Venture!  ***  (
We'll be in Ives Park this year on Saturday only!  Please message us if you can spare an hour or two helping at one of our tables?
Saturday, July 13 * 9 am to 4 pm, Ives Park, downtown Potsdam
Two off-grid homesteads, one for rent and one for sale; check it out!

C B D  and  You:
The North Country Consumer

Hosted by North Country Hemp and Local Living Venture.  Learn about hemp-derived CBD in a one-hour educational event, free to attend.
Thursday, July 25 * 5 to 6 pm, Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St.

Plant Your Wildflower Pollinator Garden!
Become a Pollinator Pal!  Plant for pollinators very soon, or in the Fall. Free seeds provided!  Part of the Pollinator Protection project, a collaboration of the Local Living Venture, the WISER Center at SUNY Potsdam and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Environmental Division.
Due to our hiatus on workshops, we have no income - but we still have expenses!  Please help out if you can, we can use it now more than any time in the past.  Thank you kindly for all of your past and future support!


Bees & Bee Keeping * Monthly Discussion Group
Wednesday, July 31  *  7 to 8:30 pm, 80 E. Main St., Canton

Mite & AFB Field Day at Squeak Creek Apiaries

Saturday, August 3  *  10:30 to 2 pm, includes cookout

Honey Harvest Hoedown & Pollinator Jamboree!
Third annual honey harvesting demo - plus, examine cool bugs under a microscope, honey-based food, free pollinator seeds, bluegrass tunes, and tours of the pollinator garden, greenhouse and apiary!

Saturday, September 28  *  3 to 5 pm, WISER Greenhouses, SUNY Potsdam
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Please contribute to the LLV.
Community support is how we keep our programming going! 

Board members and Volunteers also sought; let's talk.


THANK YOU for your interest in our work, and we hope you will join us at one of our fun and educational events! 


Chelle, Rajiv, Jackie, Carol, Raamitha, Dan & Alyssa
for the Local Living Venture team

Serious Fun * Delightful Education
Full Events Schedule

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 Local Living Venture

315. 347. 4223    *     PO Box 736  Canton, NY 13617
A 501(c)(3) non-profit community-based educational organization

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