Hey everyone! A big heads up to anyone who is in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin or other upper Midwest locations. Some dear friends of mine are putting on a great event called the Gathering of the Guilds. It is a chance for people to get together and talk gardening, permaculture, food justice and many more things. Please refer to the info below for details. Hope to see you there!! Peace & Cheers …..
Gathering of the Guilds – 3 Days of Permaculture Skill-shares, Workshops and Networking
September 14-16, 2012
Gates open at Noon on Friday – Come early to set up your camp and help us create the event.
This is a COMMUNITY CREATED EVENT.
We will provide the infrastructure and logistical planning-YOU provide the knowledge. ALL SKILL LEVELS ENCOURAGED. This gathering will offer local permaculturists, farmers, gardeners, activists, and others a chance to spend a weekend sharing skills, making connections, and learning.
WE NEED YOU to facilitate a workshop or share a skill. Some ideas include:
- Sheet Mulching
- Animals in Permaculture
- Urban Permaculture
- Bees and Pollinators
- Mushroom Cultivation
- Vermiculture (Worms eat my garbage)
- Seed Saving
- Freezing, Canning and Drying
- Fruit Tree Grafting
- Tree Pruning for Tree Health
- Wild Edibles Walk
- Grey Water Systems
- Rainwater Catchment, Storage and Use
- Seed and Plant Swap (Bring your extras and bring home some new additions)
This is a family friendly, drug and alcohol free event. There is onsite tent and RV camping, a Community Kitchen to provide 6 meals (bring your garden surplus to contribute), a kids space with ongoing activities.
We request a $20 donation to cover toilets, kitchen staples, and site rental.
NO OUTSIDE FIREWOOD!
For questions or to R.S.V.P please email: