Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Our OCG Self-Reliant and Sustainability Home Show Was Something to Crow About!

The refurbished OCG Expo to Home Show sign was looking good as it
directed folks to this year's event.


Don and Jan Stover, Co-editors and Publishers of the Owl Creek Gazette, posed with this eye-catching 6 foot tall rooster in front of the American Farm Heritage Museum the day of the OCG Home Show -- Saturday, April 8, 2017


A Photo Recap of Our Home Show Presenters and Demonstrations

Presenters:Tim Hastings and Terry Winklemann

Tim Hastings, a freelance writer and founder of Testaments, an oral history writing service,  shared his father's (Robert J. Hastings) wit and wisdom (as well as excerpts from his father's book, "A Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk") presented as Lessons Learned from the Great Depression.

Terry Winkelmann of Slow Food St. Louis and the St. Louis Sustainable Backyard Tour, shared her experience with the Sustainable Backyard Tour (and how each of us can create a more sustainable backyard) as well as her enthusiasm for healthy eating and living
(which in turn contributes to a healthy planet).


Demonstrations by Charles Ambuehl, Lois Holthaus and Mary Pennington, and John Rezabek

How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms with Charles Ambuehl.  
The Zentangle Method with Lois Holthaus and Mary Pennington. 

The Art of Knife Sharpening with John Rezebek.


PLUS tune in to Episode 219 of Creekside with Don and Jan for a lively recap of this year's
Self-Reliant and Sustainability Home Show HERE 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Our Home Show Schedule!

Click on Schedule to Enlarge for an Easier Read

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017



Friday, March 10, 2017

Join Us for Our "Creeskide with Don and Jan" OPEN HOUSE

Come join us this Saturday, March 11th from 3-6pm for our Creekside with Don and Jan Podcast Open House at our new studio at 104 N. Second Street
on the square in Downtown Greenville, IL.

Visit with Don and Jan Stover, OCG Co-Editors and Creekside Co-Hosts 

"Get Your Creek On" with us and get a feel for what happens behind the scenes of a podcast.

Plus refreshments will be served including our January, February, and March "Tea by Two" Tea Blends, along with Peanut Butter Cookies made by Don Stover 


Below are some photos from the Open House

Sunday, March 5, 2017

The March 2017 Issue is Out in Print and Online with a Major Nod to Our OCG Self-Reliant and Sustainability Home Show!

We're pleased to bring you the March 2017 Issue of the Owl Creek Gazette! 

To give this month's issue a read, we invite you to visit our
Current Issue page

Saturday, February 4, 2017


Woot ... the February 2017 issue of the Owl Creek Gazette is hot off the press
and packed full of good readin', folks!  
We invite you to visit our Current Issue page to check out this month's issue!