Eric's Upcoming Events
- Jonathan Bates at The Resilience Hub
222 and 224 Anderson St., Portland ME
June 2, 2013, 9:30 am
The Resilience Hub and Portland Maine Permaculture host Jonathan Bates, contributing author of "Paradise Lot," on June 7th for a "Permaculture Livelihoods, Life Design, and Community Plant Nurseries" workshop.
Cost is $30 per person
- Eric Toensmeier at Permaculture Your Campus International Conference
University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA
June 26, 2013, 12:00 pm
Eric Toensmeier will be the closing keynote at the 2013 Permaculture Your Campus Conference on June 23-26. The time for Eric's remarks is still pending.
The UMass Permaculture Initiative has had remarkable success in the creation of campus edible and sustainable landscapes, the development of experiential and academic programming and the strengthening of local networks
toward community resilience.
- Eric Toensmeier at 2013 Northeast Permaculture Convergence
July 5, 2013, 12:00 pm
Eric Toensmeier will be speaking a the 2013 Northeast Permaculture Convergence.
This 9th edition will be a wonderful opportunity to bring, in Quebec, beginners and experts from all over Northeast America interested in Permaculture, local resilience, alternative economy, eco-construction and food sovereigntyÂ… We need to create fair and sustainable alternatives for the present and the future. This is one of the main reasons so many people are interested in Permaculture today.
More details to come...
- Eric Toensmeier at Paradise Lot
, Holyoke MA
July 13, 2013, 9:00 am
Eric Toensmeier will be hosting a workshop in his backyard Paradise Lot in Holyoke, Massachusetts on July 13, 2013.
"Spend a day with the co-designers and managers of the garden that inspired the book Paradise Lot.
We will tour the garden and sample the vegetables and fruit that are in season.
Expect to come away with a good understanding of what inspired the garden, how it was designed, the opportunities and challenges along the way, and our vision for the future. We will touch on other garden elements including the bioshelter greenhouse, ecological tool shed, tropical garden, edible water garden, and our microlivestock: chickens, compost worms, soldier flies, silk caterpillers, fish."
- Eric Toensmeier at Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
, Occidental CA
August 2, 2013, 10:00 am
Eric Toensmeier will be offering a weekend workshop on Designing Edible Food Forests at the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center in Occidental, California from August 2nd to August 4th 2013.
"Edible forest gardens mimic the structures and functions of natural ecosystems while producing food and other products, with an emphasis on low-maintenance perennial crops. Design and plant selection help provide fertility, control of weeds and pests, and more. Come for a hands-on introduction to this fascinating and delicious approach to food production.
Cost: $495/445 if registered three weeks in advance (includes meals and lodging). The deposit amount for this course is $100."
- Eric Toensmeier at Holyoke, MA
, Holyoke MA
October 8, 2013, 6:00 pm
Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates will be offering a workshop in Holyoke, Massachusetts on October 18th and 19th, 2013.
"Edible forest gardens mimic the structures and functions of natural
ecosystems while producing food and other products, with an emphasis
on low-maintenance perennial crops. Design and plant selection help
provide fertility, control of weeds and pests, and more. Come for an introduction
to this fascinating and delicious approach to food production.
Sample the seasonÂ’s harvest of chestnuts, walnuts, hazels, kiwis,persimmons, pawpaws and more.
Tour the garden used as the case study in Edible Forest Gardens Volume II with its designer-managers
Visit Tripple Brook Farm, with over 600 low-maintenance fruits, nuts, bamboos, edible groundcovers, and hundreds of useful species from around the world and our own Northeast bioregion.
Learn from the successes and mistakes from the last decade"
Course fee is $175 early bird discount until August 31.
Cancelation policy: July 30, we can provide a full refund. August 31, half refund.
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