Saturday, May 14, 2016


The Owl Creek Gazette and Don's Uniques and Repairs 
will be closed Saturday, May 14th - Friday, May, 20th.
We're taking the magazine on the road,
 spending time with our kids in San Diego, 
and enjoying some much needed rest and relaxation.

We will reopen on Saturday, May 21st.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Hot Off the Press and Ready to Read ... Get the May issue of the Owl Creek Gazette in Print and Online!

May brings all kinds of eclectic content, good news, and inspiration to the pages of the Owl Creek Gazette. Pick up your hard copy or give it a read online via our Current Issue page

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words

Check out our Owl Creek Gazette "Journey in Self-Reliance" Exposium 
Photo Album on facebook HERE

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Exposium Seed Swap Open to the Public at No Charge

We're pleased to announce our Owl Creek Gazette "Journeys in Self-Reliance" Exposium SEED SWAP will be open to the public at NO CHARGE.

Our Exposium Keynote Speaker, Adam Turtle, co-founder of Earth Advocates Research Farm, originally suggested we add a Seed Swap to this year's activities. We thought it was a great idea and are pleased it has resonated with folks far and wide.

In addition to Adam and OCG writer, Roxanne Bare, assisting with this portion of the Exposium, we're pleased that Johnna Schultz of the Effingham Public Library "Seed Library" will be adding her assistance, experience, as well as bringing the Seed Library's seeds to the event too.

A bit about the Seed Library:

It began with funding from the Lumpkin Family Foundation, and the Effingham Public Library Seed Library has been available to the public for the past three years.

Most of the seeds shared are "easy" vegetable and flower seeds that are hardy and traditionally grown in Central Illinois.

Seed packets are checked out for a year - giving gardeners an opportunity to experience the whole process of germination to harvest.

To help facilitate all aspects of the growing and harvesting process, the library makes available a variety of seed catalogs and a seed gathering kit that can be checked out too.

The Effingham County Master Gardeners group has been supportive of the library's efforts and assists in providing expertise when questions arise.

So whether you've purchased a ticket to attend our 3rd Annual Owl Creek Gazette "Journeys in Self-Reliance" Exposium or not, you can still bring your seeds to share and swap with others at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church Hall, 512 South Prairie Street in Greenville, IL between 4pm and 4:30pm on Sat. April 16th.

This is a great opportunity and one we are happy to incorporate into this year's event!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Don't Miss Giving Our April Issue a Read!

The April 2016 issue of the Owl Creek Gazette is out and ready to read in print and online.

Find out all the last minute news about our exciting 3rd Annual Owl Creek Gazette Self-Reliance Exposium --- plus so much more! Visit our Current Issue page to enjoy the read!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Our 3rd Annual Owl Creek Gazette Self-Reliance Exposium Poster!

For all the details, visit our Self-Reliance Exposium NEWS page HERE

Thursday, March 3, 2016

There's Something for Everyone in the March Issue of the Owl Creek Gazette!

We invite you to read the March 2016 issue of the Owl Creek Gazette ... and enjoy our wide variety of  writers and topics, PLUS our updates on the April 16th Owl Creek Gazette Self-Reliance Exposium!  Give it a read by visiting our Current Issue Page