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SEQUATCHIE VALLEY INSTITUTE
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SPRING 2015

Come out and enjoy springtime in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley. We are only 45 minutes from Chattanooga, TN by car, but an infinite distance in peace and quiet with the opportunity to enjoy the natural world, hike on trails in a pristine forest, and experience a sustainable lifestyle. Plan to visit Liquidambar Art Gallery at SVI to shop for exquisite handmade art and crafts produced by staff and regional artists. All sales help benefit SVI non-profit educational programs.  All times are Central Time, 1 hour behind Chattanooga time.  Watch our Facebook pages and website for added events!

Each Weekend – Liquidambar Art Gallery 
The gallery and the studios will be open from 10 am-5pm Sat. and Sun. Open other days by appt. See Liquidambarsvi.wordpress.com for weekly details.

Saturday, Mar. 28 and Apr. 18– Spring Wildflower Hikes.
Hiking begins at 11 am Central time.  Please arrive by 10:30.  For a tour of the solar hand-crafted homes and gardens arrive at 9:30 am.  All ages welcome, no pets please. The hikes will be accompanied by naturalists, foresters, and bio-enthusiasts familiar with the geography, ecology and biology of the area. There will be 2 hikes each day, one a moderate 2 hr hike, the other a 4-hour rugged mountain trail hike.
Donation of $5-$20 requested.

Saturday, April 4 – Wine in the Woods (SVI annual fundraiser).  Join us as we explore the magic and novelty of our lives while tasting wines, meads, elixirs, and other oddities from our cellar, cave and apothecary, made with fruits and herbs growing in our edible landscape, gardens, vineyard, and forest.  This event is for SVI members only. A tax-deductible minimum donation of $25 per person/$40 per family is requested.   If you are not a member of SVI, you may join at the door (membership rates are $35/yr).  
 
Saturday, April 10-12 – Food for Life
This is our 17th annual gathering for skills-building around permaculture, organic gardening, food preservation, methods of cooking and diet choices, discovering native medicinal and edible plants, and health and nutrition. We will also focus on the social and ecological implications of agriculture, including factory farming and local small-scale agriculture.  There will be special kids’ sessions emphasizing health, food, and adventure. Sliding scale of $100-$200 includes all meals and rustic camping.

Saturday, Apr. 18 – Spring Wildflower Hike.
Hiking begins at 11 am Central time.  Please arrive by 10:30.  For a tour of the solar hand-crafted homes and gardens arrive at 9:30 am.  All ages welcome, no pets please. The hikes will be accompanied by naturalists, foresters, and bio-enthusiasts familiar with the geography, ecology and biology of the area. There will be 2 hikes each day, one a moderate 2 hr hike, the other a 4-hour rugged mountain trail hike.
Donation of $5-$20 requested.
At SVI people of all ages learn about and experience living in harmony with nature through — education, research, art, and land conservation a vision for attaining a sustainable future a dynamic model residence and learning center a retreat center available for events and meetings Liquidambar Art Gallery presenting fine arts and crafts by regional artists SVI Projects Landscape and Architecture — permaculture, edible landscaping, natural building...
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1233 Cartwright Loop Whitwell, TN 37397
1233 Cartwright LoopUSTennesseeWhitwell37397
(423) 949-4598svionline.org
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