Past Events

March 1, 2017 -- 7pm to 8pm REGISTER NOW   Did you know that simply looking at nature for four to six minutes helps our bodies physically recover from stress? *

Make the most of this in your everyday life.  Open a little more to all of your senses and to the gifts that Mother Nature offers.

Is nature a source of nourishment and inspiration for you? Do you long for more peace and... 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!

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.


May 26 to 29, 2016 Where: Manitoulin Island, ON 4 days of Anishnaabek skills & knowledge.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal participants.

4-days of Anishnaabek Knowledge: Foundation Teachings, including the 4 Axes: planting, building, harvesting & hunting Foraging traditional foods Traditional medicines & healing Manoomin (wild rice) Time in the bush And more... Read more
May 14 to 29, 2016 Where: Manitoulin Island, ON 10-day Permaculture Design Course (PDC). Plus 4 days of Anishnaabek skills & knowledge.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal participants.

Do you want to learn: From Mother Earth, the plants & animals as the teachers? To grow food, while taking care of the water & soil? To create or rebuild healthier communities,... Read more