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About the workshops - 2018
November 30 thru December 15
The workshop listed below are just a few of the possible activities that we may arrange during our Permaculture workshop series, along with those listed on our training page.
These workshops can range from 2-3 hours to a day or a weekend.
We can arrange these or similar workshops specially designed for school classes, team-building workshops, groups of friends, clubs, etc. contact us to learn more!
To express your interest in these and other subjects please do the following:
Oven, Stove, Cob, Wattle and Daub
Learn to build with your hands using mainly sand, clay, dirt, water and straw - things that can be found on or near most sites.
Cob is a monolithic (continuous single mass) construction using small loafs (cobs) of such a material that results in a comfortable, breathable, well-insulated structure that is noise proof and fire-resistant.
Learn the basics of working with this material so that you can build environmentally friendly, low-cost structures for life, leisure, and community.
Compost, soil treatment and land preparation
build fertility and improve soil structure
In this session you will learn about different ways to build rich and well-structured soil to nourish plants and produce nutrient-rich foods. We will cover all the below techniques and get our hands on a few:
surviving the desert island
You know all those things you wish you learned how to do, but never did? That's what we will teach in this basic skills workshop:
Wood Working and Tool Making
Building Naturally with Wood
Learn the basics of wood working and experience the process of manipulating this renewable, elegant and versatile material. In this workshop you will:
Growing in the City
Having a small garden in the yard, on the roof, balcony, or windowsill is an aspiration of many living in the city.
In this workshop we will get you started with some basic supplies, knowledge, and seeds. We may focus on skills for the apartment landscape.
the magic of fungi
Mushroom are nutritious, medicinal, and delicious. Participants will leave with the skills and resources to start having fun with fungi.
do nothing farming
Learn about Masanobu Fukuoka's 'natural way of farming' in a brief lecture, and then hit the fields to try something first hand.