March 19, 2017 – Priest River Preparedness EXPO

Coming to Priest River, Idaho on March 19!  The Priest River Preparedness Expo is an incredible opportunity to learn from the numerous training sessions by experienced presenters and browse the selection of vendor booths.  If you are want to be prepared for natural disasters, economic troubles, health crisis, or any other emergency, then this is one event you cannot afford to miss!

Our first year was a tremendous success and we ended up with way more people and vendors than we could reasonably fit in our previous venue. So we have secured the Priest River Junior High School Gym this year. We can’t wait to see you all again – bring a friend!

When
Sunday, March 19 – 10am to 5pm

Where
Priest River Junior High School Gym
Located on Hwy 2.

What
The focus of this expo is practical preparedness training.  There will be numerous training sessions by experienced presenters. (Check back for a list of topics and presenters.)

Admission Cost
Admission is absolutely FREE!  This is a public service to help our community be better prepared.  If you find the expo helpful and would like to support this community service, donation boxes will be on-site.

Vendors
There will also be a selection of vendors with the gear you need to help you prepare. Here are some of the fine vendors that will be exhibiting at the expo: (Check back for an updated list.)

Food
There will be food available at the Expo, so come hungry!

Door Prizes
At the expo, there will be numerous exciting door prizes given away!  Here are some of them:

Contact
If you still have more questions please call Jennifer at (208) 920-0088.

Potential Vendors
If you are interested in being a vendor at the expo, you should contact Loren for further details.  Vendor space is limited and we expect to run out, so don’t delay!

October 16 – Off Grid Medical Emergencies

What do you do when dealing with serious medical emergencies when there may be a delay in receiving professional medical help? Learn how to stabilize victims of trauma or serious illness in remote settings.

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Sunday, October 16 – at 4 pm

Where
Priest River Event Center
5399 US Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

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Located on the corner of Bodie Canyon Rd & Hwy 2, across from Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant on the West side of Priest River.

What

  • Manage serious medical emergencies
  • Stabilize victims of trauma
  • Deal with serious illness in remote settings

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Ron Fleck, MD will share from his experience in dealing with remote medical emergencies in the mission field, and from his years of practice as a physician.


Admission Cost

Admission is absolutely free!  This is a public service to help our community.

If you still have more questions please call Candace at 509-631-2291.

Sep 22, 2016 – How to go Off-Grid in the Inland Northwest

An intensive class on how YOU can gain the blessings of energy independence even in our cloudy northern climate.  Nick Meissner will share tips and lessons from years of experience that will help you set up a reliable off grid power system with a reasonable budget.

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Thursday, September 22 – at 6 pm

Where
Priest River Event Center
5399 US Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

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Located on the corner of Bodie Canyon Rd & Hwy 2, across from Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant on the West side of Priest River.

What

  • Three simple steps for starting your off-grid journey right now
  • Learn how YOU can gain energy independence even in our cloudy northern climate
  • Learn how to slash the cost of an off grid system without compromising quality
  • Get a quick video tour of a local off grid homestead

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Nick Meissner’s adventure with off grid living began 17 years ago with aless-than-bare-bones budget. Over the past 10 years, Nick has taught thousands of people the basics of doing renewable energy on a budget, and is assisting hundreds of students in his in-depth Off Grid Boot Camp program.  In this presentation, he will share the tips he has picked up over years of practice and research to help you successfully get started, even if you suffer from “slim-pocketbook-syndrome”.


Admission Cost

Admission is absolutely free!  This is a public service to help our community.

If you still have more questions please call Candace at 509-631-2291.

July 31, 2016 – Food Preservation Class & Canning Demo’s

Wanted to slash your food bill? Intimated by canning? It’s time to learn from those who do it all the time, and successfully. See it done step-by-step start to finish both water-bath canningCanning AND pressure canning!

When
Sunday, July 31 – from 2 – 4:30 pm

Where
Priest River Event Center
5399 US Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

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Located on the corner of Bodie Canyon Rd & Hwy 2, across from Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant on the West side of Priest River.

What

  • Slash your food budget by learning how to preserve your own food
  • Tips on how to do yearly food planning using local or home grown food
  • Overview of a self-sufficient home grocery store
  • Step by step demonstration on how to do water bath & pressure canning

 

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Nancy Meissner – an avid gardener, baker, and innovative cook, has taught thousands how to become more independent from “the system” for one of life’s most basic necessities–food!  She loves eating local & home grown food and will show you how to have your own home grocery store in addition to live demos of water bath & pressure canning.


Admission Cost

Admission is absolutely free!  This is a public service to help our community.

If you still have more questions please call Candace at 509-631-2291.

June 26, 2016 – Winter Gardening: Growing Through the Snow

“Unheated, uninsulated, unbelievable!” Eliot Coleman. Learn the basics of winter gardening from someone who has successfully harvested produce year round here in our North Idaho climate.

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Sunday, June 26 – at 4 pm

Where
Priest River Event Center
5399 US Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

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Located on the corner of Bodie Canyon Rd & Hwy 2, across from Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant on the West side of Priest River.

What

  • Step by step photos on how to build your own high tunnel on a budget
  • Learn how to provide fresh, organic, and nutritious food for your family year-round
  • Learn to turn a zone 5 garden into a zone 8
  • Learn about cold-hardy vegetables for the northwest

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Who
Jason and Dawn enjoy living in the mountains where they are learning about sustainable living. This last winter they enjoyed fresh produce from their home-made hoop house in several feet of snow.


Admission Cost

Admission is absolutely free!  This is a public service to help our community.

If you still have more questions please call Candace at 509-631-2291.

February 28th, 2016 – Dinner With The Doctor

Dinner With The Doctor

Have questions you wish you could ask a doctor over dinner? Here’s your chance!! On Sunday, February the 28th at 5pm you will have your opportunity to sit over dinner and ask your questions to 2 different doctors. Don’t miss it!

Our venue is the very fine Priest River Event Center, with abundant free parking.

When
Sunday, February 28 – at 5pmPREC

Where
Priest River Event Center
5399 US Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

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Located on the corner of Bodie Canyon Rd & Hwy 2, across from Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant on the West side of Priest River.

What

  • How to cure most diseases naturally
  • What are times that traditional medicine is needed
  • Q & A session with 2 different doctors
  • FREE Dinner
  • FREE Admission

 

Who
We have the privilege of having Rob McClintock, ND and Ron Fleck, MD join us for dinner. They will be giving a presentation then opening the floor for questions. So bring your appetite and your questions!

Admission Cost
Admission is absolutely free!  This is a public service to help our community.
If you still have more questions please call Candace at 509-631-2291.

December 6, 2015 – Herbs When There Is No Doctor

Want to learn how to use herbs in your own home? Now is the time! On December the 6th at 3 pm we will be hosting a class on how to use herbs safely and effectively.

Our venue is the very fine Priest River Event Center, with abundant free parking.

When
Sunday, December 6 – at 3pmPREC

Where
Priest River Event Center
5399 US Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

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Located on the corner of Bodie Canyon Rd & Hwy 2, across from Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant on the West side of Priest River.

What

  • Types of herbs and how to use them
  • How to deal with trauma & health challenges
  • Therapeutic effects of herbs
  • How to identify different herbs

Also there will be herbal remedies and resources available for sale!

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Brent Waggoner is a certified herbalist,massage therapist, and Lifestyle Counselor. After completing medical missionary training at Wildwood Lifestyle Center and Hospital in Georgia in 1989. He spent the 1990’s applying his medical skills in various overseas locations: 2 years at a “bush” clinic in Tanzania, E. Africa, a stint at Creole Mexico working among the Tara Humara Indians, and two years in the mountains of Dumdgette, Philippines founding a Medical Training School.
In 1999 he married Shari. and worked at Wildwood Health Retreat administering treatments and giving health lectures.  In 2001 he took a group of student from Wildwood to Nairobi, Kenya to teach students in Kenya the medical program. In 2007, his family of three moved to Eden Valley Institute.  Brent worked as a Lifestyle Counselor, then as Lifestyle Director for almost two years and  then as the therapist and herbalist for the remainder of his stay. Now they work and live up in the Bonners Ferry area of Northern Idaho. His website is: www.PurifiedLifeNaturals.com

Admission Cost
Admission is absolutely free!  This is a public service to help our community be better prepared.
If you still have more questions please call Candace at 509-631-2291.

October 18, 2015 – Priest River Preparedness Expo

Coming to Priest River, Idaho on October 18!  The Priest River Preparedness Expo is an incredible opportunity to learn from the numerous training sessions by experienced presenters and browse the selection of vendor booths.  If you are want to be prepared for natural disasters, economic troubles, health crisis, or any other emergency, then this is one event you cannot afford to miss!Continue Reading