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Still Scheduled. July 23 and 24, 2010 (Fri, Sat) NPC course INTRODUCTION to SOLAR COOKING and SUSTAINABILITY. 9 to 4 both days. Repeat of 16 April course. Call Northern Pioneer College at 800-266-7845 and ask for the Silver Creek Campus to get information by course name (above). You may sign up by asking for Telephone Registration.
CANCELLED. June 25 and 26 2010 (Fri, Sat) NPC course INTRODUCTION to SOLAR COOKING and SUSTAINABILITY. 9 to 4 both days. Repeat of 16 April course. Call Northern Pioneer College at 800-266-7845 and ask for the Silver Creek Campus to get information by course name (above). You may sign up by asking for Telephone Registration.
1 May 2010. The Center is happy to announce that Berta Nelson has joined the staff of the Center as Resident Master Gardener and site caretaker. She has ambitious plans to expand the scope of Center activities. Please call 928-536-2269 or 928-243-1244 if you wish to get involved. Ask to speak to Berta.
Back by popular demand. April 16 and 17, 2010 (Fri, Sat) NPC course INTRODUCTION to SOLAR COOKING and SUSTAINABILITY. See description 5 June 2009. 12 students (full enrollment) attended with more on waiting list.
July 2009. Extensive updating of this web site has been done to bring it up to date. All links have been verified. An important new link was added:
Recycling Locally A comprehensive pdf document covering what to take where in our region. Includes maps! Also there are many embedded links to other sources of local and general recycling interestSat October 24 Solar Home Tour. Local alternative energy supplier and installer Val-U Solar, in conjunction with the Arizona Solar Energy Association intends to again this year conduct the Snowflake/Taylor segment of The American Solar Energy Society National Solar Home Tour. The Kerr-Cole Center will be included as one of the sustainable/solar home sites to be visited. Tentatively the group will arrive at the Center shortly after noon. Contact Val-U Solar (928) 536-7835 or toll free at 1-866-552-8258 for details of the tour. Contact ASEA or ASES for info on tours in other areas.
July 17 and 18 2009 (Fri, Sat) NPC course INTRODUCTION to SOLAR COOKING and SUSTAINABILITY.
June 5 and 6, 2009. NPC course INTRODUCTION to SOLAR COOKING and SUSTAINABILITY. FOOD for YOUR SOUL; SOL for YOUR FOOD! This course was held at three locations over two days: Northland Pioneer Silver Creek Campus - Snowflake, Arizona; Kerr Cole Sustainable Living Center - Taylor, AZ and Lodestar Gardens, Concho, AZ. Why? Construct 3 different solar cookers to take home; tour two sustainable homesteads; learn basic principles of sustainability.
March 9, 2007. Discovery Channel films Kerr-Cole Sustainable Living Center for the DAILY PLANET Canadian TV series. Discovery Channel Canada visited the Center for a full day of filming, interviews with Barbara Prosser Kerr and Jim Scott -- and hours of hands-on demonstrations of solar and windmill appliances, technologies and lifestyle. The segment will be included with the Daily Planet special on Sustainable Living, airing March 26-31, 2007 throughout Canada. The program will be seen by Discovery Channel USA and Discovery Channel UK in upcoming months. Thanks, Rob and Michael Davidson, for a wonderful experience and opportunity to share the vision.
18 March 06, New Videos. The mid-west TV show "Here's Help" hosted by Larry Rice has aired three 1/2 hour shows featuring interviews with Barbara Kerr and Jim Scott at the Kerr-Cole Center. The show is produced in conjunction with the Missouri Renewable Energy Center (MORE) and The New Life Evangelistic Center in St Louis MO. More information is available at 1-800-228-5284 or www.moreenergy.org.
01 March 06, Grenada Conference Papers. http://www.solarconference.net/. We have submitted two research papers for presentation at the International Solar Cookers and Food Processing Conference in Grenada Spain, July 12 to 16, 2006. Use of the Solar Panel Cooker for Medical Pressure Steam Sterilization presents Barbara Kerr's research work to demonstrating a practical method for situations where fuel is in short supply. Applications for a Boiling Glycol / Water, Flat-Plate Collector Solar Cooker describes Jim Scott's ongoing evaluation and development of the Butler Solar Hotplate with emphasis on making it practical to use.
07 May 04, Solar Wall Oven Do-It-Yourself Guidelines. Detailed dimensions, materials, constriction hints, installation, etc for built-in or freestanding versions now available. Do-It-Yourself Guidelines
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