Our Permaculture Events

Past Events

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

Sunday, September 11, 2016 -- 9:00am to 5:30pm. Where: Ottawa. Cost: $69, includes HST.

Buy tickets online now!  http://pc-tour-ottawa2016.eventbrite.ca.

Carpool!  Go to sign-up sheet.

Join us for a detailed tour of four permaculture sites, featuring: bees, biochar, wildcrafting, mushrooms, maple syrup, urban gardening and so much more! We'll start the day with a quick... Read more

Cancelled -- We are very sorry that Agapé Gardens had to cancel.  We have cancelled the Perth Tour (as the Agapé site was half of the tour).  

Sunday, August 7, 2016 -- 1pm to 5:30pm.

Where: Perth, ON.

Cost: $35, includes HST.

Join us for a detailed tour of two permaculture sites, featuring: water-harvesting, hugelkultur beds, a chicken tractor, edible and medicinal plants... Read more

Saturday, July 23, 2016 Where: Perth Cost: FREE

Visit several vegetable gardens on this biking tour.  There will be a short tour (15-20 minutes) of Bonita & Sébastien's suburban permaculture site as part of the tour circuit in the afternoon.

Read more details about the event.  Hosted by Transition Perth.