Tagged: workshop

Native Pollinator Workshop

Native Pollinator Workshop at Riverview Launch

Dale, Tomme and Sam teamed up to organize this wonderful event at the Riverview Launch in Kalamazoo, just in time for spring. Ann Fraser from Kalamazoo College gave a very good presentation on the importance, habits, and life cycles of native bees (and other pollinators), and afterward we all got to assemble cool little...

Kzoo Permaculture Weekend

Kalamazoo Permaculture Weekend

We had an action-packed weekend in September, starting with a potluck get-together and tour of Dale and Tomme’s gardens in Kalamazoo on Friday evening. Saturday Bill Wilson of Midwest Permaculture gave an excellent Intro to Permaculture class at the Nature Center, and Sunday we had a booth at the always-fun Harvest Festival at Tiller’s...

Ferrocement Water Cistern

Building a Ferrocement Cistern

Sam and PJ traveled north to take part in a weekend workshop. We missed the beginning of this (foundation and rebar/lath wall construction), but here are some photos from 2 days spent plastering the walls and making the rebar roof portion. Really inspiring process and super-nice group of people…not to mention great weather and...