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2013 Native Plant Palooza

Native Plant Palooza at VBCD

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.

Pine Needles

Allegan Conservation District Tree Sale

Order tree seedlings now for pick up on April 18, 2015! Orders due March 27. Order soon to get the species you want. Quantities are limited. Many food-bearing shrubs and a few grafted fruit tree varieties, as well as grapes, strawberries, blueberries, asparagus, and more. Great hedgerow species like Hazelnut, Red Osier Dogwood, Elderberry,...

Walnut Tree from KCD

Kalamazoo Conservation District Tree Sale

The Kalamazoo Conservation District is excited for their 2015 Native Tree Seedling Sale! Pick-up will be Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th (please call for exact times). Our order form is now available!  Order Deadline is Friday, March 13th. Edible species include Pawpaw, Persimmon, Elderberry, Serviceberry, Asparagus, Raspberries and more. Many other great...

Serviceberry Seedling in Mesh Protector

Van Buren Conservation District Tree Sale

The Conservation District’s tree sales are events not to be missed. Here you can get bulk quantities of mostly-native perennials at very good prices, including many of our native forest trees and shrubs. Plants like Serviceberry, American Hazelnut, Nannyberry, American Plum, Spicebush, Elderberry and Pawpaw are of special interest to permaculturalists, but they have...

Farming for the Future 2015

Farming for the Future 2015

This is a free yearly conference aimed at farmers of all types in Van Buren county. This year’s program seems geared more toward conventional agriculture, but in the past they’ve had talks on Permaculture and organic farming, among other great topics. It’s a fun day and a great chance to network with other local growers.