THE ORME SCHOOL SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTE|
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 30-31, 2015
Join us for two days of hands-on, green living workshops taught by experts in their field. Learn skills you can take home and put to use to make your life greener, healthier, and more sustainable.
* SATURDAY, MAY 30th
The author of Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, which was awarded the Nautilus Gold Medal in 2011, was named by the Washington Post as one of the ten best gardening books of 2010, and is the best selling permaculture book in the world. His new book on urban permaculture, The Permaculture City, will be released in July 2015.
* SUNDAY, MAY 31st
The author of Beyond the Rangeland Conflict, Toward a West That Works; and the newly released book Gardeners of Eden, Rediscovering Our Importance to Nature. From eco-radical to
conservative environmentalist. Get ready to challenge your ideas about environmental issues.
* WORKSHOPS - SATURDAY, MAY 30th
Emma Zimmerman of Hayden Mills - Easy Heritage Grain Crackers.
Chef Molly Beverly - Home Food Preservation/Canning and Fermentation.
Mario Valeruz - Fruit Tree Pruning, Shaping and Care.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - TOBY HEMENWAY
Creating a Backyard Paradise with Home-scale Permaculture.
Nathan Ralph - Coturnix Quail Husbandry for Egg and Meat Production.
Chef Jared Allen of Proof Bread - Simple Sourdough at Home.
Patrick Pynes - Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping Using Organic Practices and Top Bar Hives.
Greg Peterson - Urban Farming. Learn the tricks and tips of the growing urban farm community.
Emerson Jones - Use of Predatory Insects in the Home Garden for Pest Control.
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* WORKSHOPS - SUNDAY, MAY 31st
Bryan White - Hot Composting 101.
Katie Radosevic - Raising Goats for Milk, and Making Goat Milk
Kari Spencer - Introduction to Backyard Chickens
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - DAN DAGGET
From Eco-Radical to Conservative Environmentalist.
Michelle & Merle Herrick - Vermiculture Composting: Create High Quality Soil Amendments and Let the Worms do the Work.
Patti Marrs - Goat Milk Products, and Basic Cheese Making.
Nikki Bagley - Lessons from the Vineyard for the Successful Culture of Grapes in the Home Garden.
Nathan Ralph - Entomophagy: The Science and Art of Eating Insects.
Emerson Jones - Growing Gourmet Mushrooms at Home.
Patty West - Uses of Native Plants
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REGISTRATION - for individual workshops each day's registration can be done beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the registration desk. Each workshop has a maximum number of 30 participants.
MEALS - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Founders Hall are included in the price. Founders Hall serves fresh, clean, fair, real food. Signing up for meals is required in advance so we don't waste resources.
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ACCOMMODATIONS - There are a limited number of accommodations available on campus at additional cost from $60 and up. Contact us to make reservations. Contact Casey Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 928-632-1581
The Orme School (View)
1000 E Orme School Road
Mayer, AZ 86333
|Minimum Age: 11|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|