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Skills for Self-Reliance: Adapting to a Changing World

March 5, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

$25
Skills for Self-Reliance

NOTE: This event has been rescheduled to March 5 due to inclement weather, our sincere apologies!

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.

NOTE: Registration is closed for this event, we are at full capacity and have half a dozen people on the waiting list. We hope to offer similar events in the future for folks who didn’t get registered for this one!

SCHEDULE:

9:30-9:50am: Registration, tea, coffee
9:50-10am: Schedule, Logistics, Introductions: Carol Iverson

10am-12:30: Presentations

10-11am: Self-Reliance & Stewardship, Mike Hoag
11-11:30am: Beliefs and Values, Rita Bober
11:30-12:30pm: Beyond Solar: The New Technologies, Penny Kelly

12:30-12:45pm: Questions and comments to all presenters from participants.

12:45pm-1:45pm: Lunch

Bill Mollison Global Gardener video running in Classroom during lunch

1:45-4:15pm: Workshops

1:15-2:15: Foraging and Forest Gardens, presented by Mike Hoag & PJ Chmiel
2:45-3pm: Break

3-4pm: Backyard Animals & Bees by Rita & Norm Bober
3-4pm: Permaculture: The Growing Edge DVD showing as alternative to backyard animals
4-4:15: Break

4:15-5pm Regroup & Final Wrap-up

Personal Self-Reliance & Stewardship goals: Discuss in small groups
Recap of both group breakouts by Group Reps & Questions

4:45-5pm Evaluations and Raffle: 1) A signed copy of Peter Bane’s The Permaculture Handbook, 2) Subscription to Mother Earth News, 3) Subscription to Permaculture Design magazine.

Register and pay here:

NOTE: Registration is closed for this event, we are at full capacity and have half a dozen people on the waiting list. We hope to offer similar events in the future for folks who didn’t get registered for this one!

https://squareup.com/market/lillie-house-permaculture/skills-for-self-reliance

or contact Carol Iverson (269-491-8171 or iverson201@aol.com).

Organizer

Carol Iverson
Phone:
269-491-8171
Email:
iverson201@aol.com

Venue

Lily Hill Farm
32260 88th Avenue, Lawton, MI 49065
Lawton, MI 49065 United States
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Website:
http://pennykelly.com/lily-hill-farm/

If you'd like to have your event added to our calendar, please e-mail pjchmiel@gmail.com with all of the relevant details, and if possible, a representative photo or decent-quality copy of your logo. Thanks!