Peter Bane Speaks at Two Rivers Coalition Meeting

Van Buren Conference Center 490 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI, United States

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...

Winter Video: Organic Orchards & Pruning

Lawton Community Room 125 S. Main St., Lawton

Since I want to socialize and hope to distribute some issues of Permaculture Activist, I'm going to have a movie-watching get-together for Sunday, Feb. 15th, 7pm. We can watch some of my excellent "Holistic Orcharding" DVD featuring Michael Philips, especially the parts on tree pruning (it's getting to be that time of year). Eat...

Permaculture Handbook Book Study Group

Lawton Community Room 125 S. Main St., Lawton

Sam has organized a winter Book Study Group focused on The Permaculture Handbook by Peter Bane. We'll meet bi-weekly and cover several chapters in each meeting.

Farming for the Future 2015

Van Buren Conference Center 490 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI, United States

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.

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

Westwood Community Room 1310 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI, United States

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.


Permaculture: Growing a Garden of Hope

Westminster Presbyterian Church 1515 Helen Avenue, Portage, MI, United States

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.

Kalamazoo Conservation District Tree Sale

Kalamazoo Conservation District 5950 Portage Ave. Suite B, Portage

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...

Van Buren Conservation District Tree Sale

Van Buren Conservation District 1035 E Michigan Ave., Paw Paw

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...

Allegan Conservation District Tree Sale

Allegan Tech Center 2891 116th Ave, Allegan

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,...

Fundraiser: Pull the Plug on Palisades

Old Dog Tavern Kalamazoo

Please join us to have some fun, learn about the campaign, and support this important legal action to prevent Entergy from lowering safety standards at the Palisades Nulcear Plant.

Meet friends, enjoy live music, participate in a silent small silent auction and bring seeds for a seed exchange.

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