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Skills for Self-Reliance

Skills for Self-Reliance: Adapting to a Changing World

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.

Forest Garden Tours

Food Forest Garden Tour Series

Visit two different forest gardens on two very different sites in Southwest MI—throughout an entire growing season! Forest Gardens or “Food Forests” are a way of growing food by imitating nature: plants on many layers, cooperating rather than competing. It doesn’t mean growing food in a dark forest—more like a semi-open woodland featuring many...

Moving Woodchips at PJ's

Permachiptz, Potluck and Final PCH Book Study

Permablitz this Sunday (4/26) to tour and move woodchips around PJ’s 4-acre forest garden in Lawton, followed by a potluck and then the final meeting of the Book Study Group to wrap up The Permaculture Handbook by Peter Bane.

Permaculture Handbook by Peter Bane

Permaculture Handbook Book Study Group

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.

Solar Dehydrator

Solar Dehydrators and Ovens

In coordination with Local Lawton (our Transition Town), please join us at Lewis Park—1/2 mile south of downtown Lawton on M-40, next Sunday at 3pm for a discussion of solar dehydrators, solar ovens, and an informal potluck meal. Bring whatever you like, it doesn’t have to be cooked by the sun!. We’ll talk about...

Permaculture Slide Show at Lily Hill Farm

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...

Apple Tree Loaded with Fruit

Fruit Tree Ordering Meeting 1

Fruit Tree Meeting #1, Hey folks, we will be meeting this Sunday, 2014/02/16, 1 PM at the Lawton community room to work on the fruit tree order. Can’t make it? Don’t worry I will be trying to organize a meeting in or near Kalamazoo during the evening this coming week. What’s that? can’t meet...