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June 2014

80 Acre Property Visit at the Klugs’

June 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Klug Property, 9308 Guernsey Lake Rd.
Delton, MI 49046 United States
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Native Wildflowers

Mike and Carol Klug have offered to host a June 28th permaculture group meeting at their beautiful property in Barry County. We will meet at 10am for a tour of the property and a talk followed by a potluck lunch and discussion. Details below: Klug Property Description Mike and Carol reside on an 80…

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July 2014

Permaculture Slide Show at Lily Hill Farm

July 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lily Hill Farm, 32260 88th Avenue, Lawton, MI 49065
Lawton, MI 49065 United States
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$10

NOTE: PJ Posting this on behalf of Jenny Pell) Hi Van-Kal permaculture, I'm visiting from the Seattle area, consulting with Lily Hill Farm for 5 days, and we are hosting a slideshow, lecture, and Q & A evening this Monday. It would be great if some folks from your community would join us. I'll…

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December 2014

Peter Bane Speaks at Two Rivers Coalition Meeting

December 10, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Van Buren Conference Center, 490 South Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064 United States
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2RC Annual Meeting Poster 2014

Peter Bane, the author of "The Permaculture Handbook" will be the guest speaker at this year's Two Rivers Coalition annual meeting. Doors open at 6:30. Meeting from 7-9PM. Peter Bane is a native Illinoisan who grew up in the university city of Champaign-Urbana. A frequent speaker and conference presenter, he is the author of The…

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March 2015

City Repair, Grassroots Place-Making and Urban Permaculture, with Mark Lakeman

March 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westwood Community Room, 1310 Nichols Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI 49006 United States
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Free
Mark Lakeman City Repair in Kalamazoo

Mark works to educate and inspire communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live through: broad participation, local ownership, and transference of authority to local populations, creative expression in planned and unplanned processes, and social capital as the primary economic engine of change.

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Permaculture: Growing a Garden of Hope

March 28, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1515 Helen Avenue
Portage, MI 49002 United States
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Gardens of Hope

Knowledgeable long-time Van-Kal Permaculture contributor Michael Hoag will be giving a slideshow presentation entitled "Permaculture: Growing a Garden of Hope" on Saturday, March 28th at 3pm in Portage, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, for the opening of their month-long art exhibition of pieces focusing on environmentalism, re-wilding, gardening and permaculture.

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May 2015

Native Plant Palooza at VBCD

May 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Van Buren Conservation District, 1035 E Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, 49079
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2013 Native Plant Palooza

The Van Buren Conservation District’s 2014 Native Plant Palooza will be held on Saturday, May 17th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Native plants, garden decor, bird houses, bat houses, books and more! Van-Kal Permaculture will have a booth at this event with a display of Permaculture books and information.

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Southern MI Perma-Mixer: Spring 2015

May 23, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Strawbale Studio, 2691 Noble Rd.
Oxford, MI 48370 United States
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SoMi Perma-Mixer 2

The South Michigan (SoMI) Perma-Mixer is an event to bring together permaculturists from across the region to share skills, knowledge and other resources. A few of us attended the inaugural Mixer last fall and it was an amazing day full of learning, networking and sharing of ideas. This one promises to be even better…

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September 2015

Southern MI Perma-Mixer 3: in Kalamazoo!

September 26, 2015
Gibbs House (WMU), 4503 Parkview Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 United States
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Gibbs House at WMU

Save the Date for the Southern Michigan (SoMI) Perma-Mixer, Saturday September 26, 2015 at the Gibbs House in Kalamazoo MI. Learn, share and cross-pollinate with other Permaculture folks from throughout southern Michigan!

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October 2015

EarthSmith Farm Tour and Potluck

October 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EarthSmith Farm, 415 Sunset Dr.
Dowling, MI 49050 United States
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EarthSmith Farm Greenhouses

A gathering at a local mid-sized permaculture farm, EarthSmith Food & Forest Products. Workshop/project 1-4 Tour- 430pm Potluck- 530pm If you'd like to, please bring a dish to pass. We will be grilling some farm Meats, so also feel free to utilize the grill to cook. We will also be providing salad, arugula, spinach,…

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January 2016

Urban Permaculture Video Screening

January 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Disciples of Christ Church, 2208 Winchell Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 United States
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Hello Permies and Transitioneers! Geoff Lawton's Urban Permaculture video is an inspirational look at the potential for regenerative living in cities. Van-Kal Permaculture and Kalamazoo Transition are teaming up to host a showing at Disciples of Christ Church 2208 Winchell Ave, in Kalamazoo, at 7:00 PM on January 20th. The film highlights clever design…

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March 2016

Skills for Self-Reliance: Adapting to a Changing World

March 5, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Lily Hill Farm, 32260 88th Avenue, Lawton, MI 49065
Lawton, MI 49065 United States
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$25
Skills for Self-Reliance

Join us at Lily Hill Farm in Lawton for a day-long primer in homesteading skills, permaculture, raising small livestock, self-sufficiency, and creating “food forests.” Lunch will be provided.

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April 2018

Earthen Heart Homestead

Permaculture Community Spring Get-Together 2018

April 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Earthen Heart Homestead, 60927 County Road 380
Bangor, MI 49013 United States
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Spring potluck, community-homesteading discussion, plant exchange and site visit at EarthenHeart Homestead in Bangor.

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