PALESTINE – East Texans will have the chance to learn about new environmentally-friendly techniques around the home and ranch during a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Earth-Kind Living conference Dec. 2 in Palestine.

The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. inside Ben E. Keith Beverages, 2019 W. Oak St.

The conference will introduce consumers, producers and volunteers to Earth-Kind Living, a balanced system using university research-proven techniques for quality living, environmental stewardship and overall wellbeing, said Larry Pierce, AgriLife Extension regional program leader for Districts 4 and 5, Overton.

Experts will share information on agricultural production, land stewardship, health and wellness, and Earth-Kind friendly homes.

Cost is $25 if attendees register by Nov. 10 and $35 the day of the event. For more information and to register, go to http://agrilife.org/earthkindliving.

“The lineup of speakers is diverse and very knowledgeable about ways to be good stewards of our environment as producers, ranchers and homeowners,” Pierce said. “By implementing Earth-Kind methods, we have the ability to improve the quality of life on our farms and in our homes and eventually our communities.”

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