Ozarks Self Reliant Living University provides free classes in life skills of past generations that are needed today to feed and care for our families, including gardening, food preservation, soap making, cheese and yogurt making, baking and many other skills for healthy happy living conducted by Deb Slack, a Thayer resident and Duane Dawson of Alton. Slack is a retired teacher, an avid gardener of many years, and an invited speaker at the 2012 Missouri Organic Association Conference in St. Louis. Dawson has owned and managed successful organic and naturally raised farming operations in Missouri, Texas and Pennsylvania.
OSLU classes are always free. For more information call 417-264-2435.