Twin Oaks Communities Conference – Labor Day Weekend Sept 1-4, 2017 – Louisa Virginia

TWIN OAKS COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE Labor Day Weekend, SepTember 1 – 4, 2017     Register Now! Registration is open and preparations are in full swing for this year’s Twin Oaks Communities Conference, held as usual on Labor Day weekend, September 1 – 4, 2017 Work exchange and discounts are available. Register  Read More

Learn the Basics of Vegetable Gardening with UC Master Gardeners: Varied schedules and Neighborhoods:March, April, May, June 2016

Spring 2016 Sponsored by UC Master Gardener Program Multi-sessions in various neighborhoods.  Fees vary from free to low-cost.  Check the neighborhoods and schedules below to find a class near you.   Alan Hjelm Community Garden (Beginning) Address: Lutheran Church of the Master, 725 East Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93535 Dates: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7 (Saturday) Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (4/16, 4/30 & 5/7); 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm (4/23) Instructor:... Read More

Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Class Schedule Fall 2015

Fall 2015 Classes Emerson Avenue Community Garden (Beginning) Address: 6550 W. 80th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Dates: October 4, 11, 18 and 25 (Sunday) Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm Instructor: Dana Morgan Contact Info: danah.morgan@gmail.com Fees: General public – $55 for series or $15 per class Orville Wright Middle School employees, parents and EACG plot holders – $40 per series or $10 per class The Filipino American Service Group (Beginning) Address:... Read More

From Lawn to Productive and Profitable Mini-Farm – Thur Jan 21, 2016 at 7pm – Pasadena

In this presentation Curtis Stone will walk you through the process in which a 2100 square foot lawn can be converted to a productive mini farm. He’ll discuss the technical process of conversion, and the economics of producing out of that plot once it has been converted. Curtis will demonstrate that your average lawn can be a considerable source of revenue, generating $18,000, or a significant source of food for the community. This talk... Read More

One Day Permaculture Classes in July 2015 with Warren Bush at Casitas Farm

Couldn’t make the full 30-Day PDC and Farm Apprenticeship this year? Then join us for one or more of our specialized day courses! Throughout the month of July, we are pleased to offer an array of specialized day courses taught by Warren Brush and guest Instructors working in fields such as Beekeeping, Indigenous Permaculture, and more. The schedule includes: Tuesday, 7/7- Introduction to Permaculture and Design Methodologies with Warren... Read More

The Los Angeles Permaculture Design Course: six weekends April 25 – Sept. 27, 2015

The Permaculture Design Course has changed the lives and enhanced the careers of thousands of people around the world!   The Permaculture Design Course Certificate Series- Los Angeles The Permaculture Design Course (PDC) is the foundation of Permaculture education. Veteran Instructors with over 27 years experience. Earn your PDC Certification through EarthFlow Design Works & The Permaculture Institute USA.For all the DETAILS – http://www.permacultureacademy.com/product/LAPDC2015/DATES: Classes... Read More

Greywater workshop: How to install a washing machine system/ Taller de Aguas Grises, Sat., May 9, 2015 from 10am to 12:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

*This is a bilingual workshop (English/Spanish). *Este taller es bilingüe (Inglés/Español) Laundry to landscape greywater systems are simple, affordable, and easy to maintain. With your own L2L system you can irrigate your landscape each time you do laundry, saving you water, time, and resources. Experienced instructors will lead you step-by-step through the design process, tailoring a system to fit your home. This system is legal to install... Read More

Open House at L.A. Eco-Village, Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 3pm to 8pm

Open House from 3 to 6pm:  Music, tours, workshops, kids’ activities, fun, free raffle with fun prizes. AND Veggie Potluck from 6 to 8pm:  Bring any veggie item to share, enough for about 4 to 8 people.  And please bring your own eating utensils.  Let’s keep this a zero waste event. Please RSVP for veggie potluck to:   membership@urbansoil.net No reservations required for Open House 3 to 6pm FREE EVENT Los Angeles Eco-Villagers... Read More

Urban Soil Carbon Water Summit, February 24-25, 2015 at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles

Conference website:  http://urbansoil.org/  * Living Soil +Carbon Sequestration + Native Plants = soil security = water security. Twenty prominent presenters over two days in dialogue with Summit attendees will share strategies for: • Restoring urban soils • Reducing drought • Creating a more verdant and economically viable city, and • Sequestering carbon in the soil biome to reverse climate change. Here in the City of Angels is the beginning... Read More

Greywater Workshop Saturday, November 15, 2014 at L.A. Eco-Village and other upcoming greywater events at LAEV and elsewhere

Los Angeles: (Last workshop of the year is this weekend! Nov. 15th) 1) Greywater Design and Installation workshop. Learn how to design and install your own Laundry-to-landscape greywater system. We’ll walk you through the design process and give you hands-on practice by creating a “mock up” system using real parts. Watch a video of an L2L system on Ask This Old House. Nov. 15th, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (This workshop will also... Read More

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