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Past Events

Sunday, November 15, 2015 ~ 9:30AM to 4:30PM

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Monday, December 7, 2015 ~ 9:30AM to 4:30PM

Workshop Fee: $100 (includes lunch and digital materials on workshop content)

Where: Circle Organic Farm Community Farm, Millbrook, ON

The workshop will cover theoretical material explaining the design process, water harvesting approaches applicable in Ontario, as... Read more

Learn how to (re)design your life and small business to meet your goals and be more harmonious and efficient.

Are you interested in applying eco-logical design to your life and/or small business?

 

Topics:

thinking like nature; permaculture design principles (work with nature, start small and slow, emphasise multiple functions, create redundancy, promote... Read more
When: October 25, 2015

 

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CARPOOLING/RIDESHARING: To offer or look for a ride, use this Google Doc.
 

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS Permaculture Principles and Aboriginal Traditional Teachings

with Bonita Ford, David (Sunny) Osawabine, Ashley Manitowabi and Sébastien Bacharach
Why are... Read more

Wrap up your garden and get a good start for next year by learning how to make compost! Composting encourages beneficial organisms and gives your garden a healthy boost. We will have fun in this hands-on class and will learn about backyard and worm composting.

Facilitator: Sébastien Bacharach, a composting educator with over 10 years of experience.

 

Are you interested in “working with” nature to create greater harmony, efficiency and ease in your gardens and in your own life? Are you concerned about the environment and wondering what you as a gardener could do to help? “Permaculture” is an approach to design that is based on the observation of natural systems. This evening will include: some basic design principles; an example of a 5-year... Read more

September 26, 2015

Learn how to create gardens that will provide food and medicine year after year, while taking care of nature.

Are you interested in gardens that require less work over time, that offer diverse harvests throughout the season, and that take care of the soil and water?

 

Topics:

thinking like nature; permaculture design principles (work... Read more
Are you concerned about the well-being of the Earth and people? Do you wonder how we can move forward together to create a healthier future?

This live interview will explore the overlaps between Aboriginal knowledge (particularly from an Anishnaabe perspective) and permaculture.

We can think of Traditional Aboriginal Teachings as deep “older roots” offering knowledge that has been tried... Read more

If you are interested in learning about sheet-mulching, please come give us a hand and help us with our sheet-mulching project.  This is a "volunteer work bee" rather than a workshop, so we will be give a brief explanation at 10am and will working hands-on together.  It's also a great opportunity to see our garden!

Learn how to create more ease, efficiency and harmony in your garden, home, work and life.

Topics:

what is permaculture? considering Earth and people in our designs; permaculture ethics (Earth care, people care, share the surplus) thinking like nature; permaculture design principles (work with nature, start small and slow, emphasise multiple functions, create redundancy, promote... Read more

 

Learn about the many food and medicine plants in our garden that come back year after year.  Learn how we prepare them for food or medicine, and how we manage the plants.

 

Topics:

over 100 species of perennial plants for food and medicine in our garden tour of the garden and visit the plants some highlights include: goji, nettles, fiddleheads, beetberry,... Read more

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