Upcoming Workshops and Events for 2023
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Regenerative Systems tour at Inspiration Farm and adjoining land. Sun 29th 11am-3pm Presentation by Joe Brewer to the group on the Regenerate Cascadia project.Find out more »
This workshop will cover reading the landscape for water retention and management. Diving into, Mapping, ponds, swales, reed-beds, terraces, key line design, implementation cover cropping and guild planting. This will be a hands-on workshop/installation, with earth moving equipment and lasers!Find out more »
Plant a garden, eat for a year, plant a Food Forest Guild, eat for decades! This hands on workshop shares design elements necessary for a perennial food forest. Learn about fruit and nut trees as well as supper food berries suited to our area, Fertilizing and supportive guild plants, pollinator attractants and more.Find out more »
We will celebrate International Permaculture Day May 7th 2023! A day to showcase permaculture around the world. An opportunity to experience permaculture and meet its practitioners. Visitors can see first hand an established permaculture system and ask questions. See how…
Sell the weed eater and use a scythe! Maintain your body, not your machines. Learn the sharper points of this elegant tool. Thought to be old school, but better blades and an ergonomic set up makes them one of the most efficient tools out there.Find out more »
A fun filled Practical Permaculture Immersion Weekend. We will illustrate practical ways to design an integrated thriving living system that that partners with nature. Designed to be self regulating, diverse, abundant and resilient. Whether you are on an urban lot or a farm homestead, energy, water, soil building, animal systems, food production and preservation systems, with diverse income streams. Join us if these are important to you.Find out more »
Create your own Fruit Nursery Stock. Fruit Tree Grafting and Propagation from Cuttings. Pruning season is upon us! Remember to save scion wood for the Grafting Gathering! You can learn how to collect scion wood here.Find out more »
A Free gathering time for People interested in Permaculture from Whatcom county to come together and discuss ideas. Tour Inspiration Farm in the WinterAgenda-- Tour, talk, swap plants and seeds.Simulate and educate through demonstrations of water harvesting landscapes, soil building,…
Learn the skills to pattern with your natural landscape to create an integrated systems of abundance and productivity! Design strategies and methods for truly sustainable, regenerative human integration as a part of their ecosystem. We will look at strategies for resilient water, nutrients, soil regeneration, food production, shelter, energy, and more. Curriculum Includes: Permaculture Ethics and Design Principles, Pattern Recognition, Climate Factors and micro climates, Water Management, Soil, Trees, Earthworks, Surveying and Mapping. Leading up to a real life design exercise, mapping and placing elements within a holistic Permaculture design. Class format includes lectures, discussions, tours and hands-on activities. Pot luck lunch for both days. Camping is available.
Soil for your Soul …. Dates yet to be set
Learn about soil, the life within it and the life it gives. We will look at ways to make soil, through different composting methods and strategies for composting in place. Strategies to maintain healthy soil at the same time you grow crops and the ways to prepare beds. We will show you ways to extend your healthy soil organisms from you compost with compost teas and other herbal ferments. Weeds and what they can tell you about your soil.
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