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

“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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