Our Permaculture Events

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -- 9:30am to 5:00pm.
Where: Kinburn & Cobden, ON
Cost: $59, includes HST.
Buy your tickets now!  (Our Ottawa tour sold-out last year.)
Offer or request a carpool.
Join us for a detailed tour of two sites with two local authors.  We'll start the day with a quick... Read more

Past Events

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -- 9:00am to 5:30pm. The starting address is 2389 Pépin Court, Ottawa, ON.  (Sorry, a few people had problems receiving the event emails.) Where: Ottawa & Wakefield. Cost: $69, includes HST. Buy your tickets now!  (There was a waiting list last year.)

Offer or request a carpool.

Join us for a detailed tour of five sites, featuring: bees, wildcrafting, mushrooms... Read more

June 18, 2017 -- 11:30am-2:30pm Waterlutions & Great Art for Great Lakes at the Mississauga Waterfront Festival

Bonita will be chatting it up with Chef Ken and the crowd about food, water health, farming, permaculture and more.

Join us at Dave D'Eyre Square for some delicious food, engaging conversations and a lively social scene.  Hope to see you there!

FREE admission.

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June 10 & 11, 2017 Where: Perth, ON Are you interested in: Creating gardens that provide food and medicine year after year, while taking care of the water, soil, plants and animals? Gardening in a way that requires less work over time, and that works in harmony with Mother Earth? An engaging learning experience and practical knowledge to apply to the land you tend?

 

You might be... Read more
May 27 & 28, 2017 Where: Perth, ON Are you: Seeking an engaging learning experience and practical knowledge to apply to your land, work, community and life? Interested in growing food, taking care of the water and soil, sustaining your livelihood, building community, and deepening your relationship with Mother Earth? Wanting real-life examples of what is possible in a cold climate, in rural,... Read more
May 12 to 14, 2017 Sudbury, ON - Delki Dozzi Park

Join as we plant Sudbury's first community food forest! 

Along with planting activities, there will be a series of workshops. The presentations will be approximately 1 hour followed by 2 hours of hands-on planting. For those willing to contribute time to help with maintenance tasks this summer and fall, the workshops are free (we're... Read more

Permaculture Principles & Design in the Garden March 11, 2017 -- 1:30pm Where: Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill Ave, Ottawa Hosted by: Ottawa Valley Rock Garden & Horticultural Society

What can Mother Nature teach us about rock gardening? In permaculture (ecological design), we aim to mimic Nature. We draw on simple principles from the natural world, which include: working with... Read more

The "Why & How" of Some Permaculture Strategies in the Garden February 11, 2017, 11:30am Almonte Seedy Saturday Where: Almonte Civitan, 500 Almonte St, Almonte, ON

Are you interested in creating greater harmony and doing less work in your gardens? Are you curious about including edible and medicinal plants, attracting pollinators, building healthier soil and fostering healthier ecosystems... Read more

November 8 & 9, 2016. Hosted by the Canadian Museum of Nature.

We're excited that LivinghEARTH, plus our friends from Nature Connections, Wilderness Rhythms and The Wild Garden, will be part of the Community Space and Poster session at 10:45am.

 

About Our Poster Session:

LivinghEARTH is about nourishing our lives, hearts and Earth. The heart of Bonita's work and one of her... Read more

When: Saturday, October 1, 2016 -- 10am to 3pm Where: Sudbury, ON

Curious about “food forests”?

Come learn about:
• What are food forests?
• Basic principles in ecological design (permaculture)
• What food forests can provide: food, medicine, craft materials, fuel, habitat, soil-building, nitrogen-fixation and more
• Examples of useful plants in cold climates... Read more

September 14-18, 2016 Northern California

Join us for the North American Permaculture and Building Resilient Communities Convergence, September 14-18 in Northern California, bringing together an estimated 1000 permaculture designers, social and environmental justice activists, community organizers, and educators. We’ll gather with a common goal: to design, build, and strengthen communities... Read more

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