We are excited to host the April Permaculture Exchange on Tuesday April 10th from 7-9pm. Our skillshare classes feature local experts covering a range of topics such as cooking, plant tips, and overall well-being. Our goal is to hold a gathering space for the exchange of skills, knowledge, food and homemade products that meet the needs of the permaculture community, while reflecting our core ethics and values.
The event is FREE with a suggested $5 donation to cover facility costs and class materials.
We will also have our $1 Plant Raffle at the end of the night with many rare perennial plants that you cannot find in a garden store. If you have plants or locally made goods you would like to add to the raffle table, please bring them along.
April Skill-Share Offerings (Subject to Change):
Wild Plant Dips and Spreads - Caitlin Fogarty
Come explore our local terroir through the exciting lens of our gustatory perception. We’ll dive into native plants and exotic weeds as bouquets for creating delicious dips and spreads. Taste testing will be included!
Making Turmeric Tea (Golden Milk) - Lisa Ray
Herbalist Lisa Ray will show us how to make this delicious, immune-boosting, anti-inflammatory beverage at home. She will show us how to make it using fresh or powdered turmeric.
Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers, and Beans- Tom Carey (Sundew Gardens)
Local farmer and gardening expert Tom Carey will show you how to grow these spring veggies in your garden. He will also have some of these plants available for purchase to get you started.
Herbs for Stress and Anxiety- Lauren Mades
Stress and anxiety is very complex. It can be chronic and acute, situational, environmental, or stemming from an experience deep in your past. Lauren will explain how herbs can be added to your toolkit for dealing with stress and anxiety.
Non-Violent Communication- Alex Mays Bryson
NVC can help you transform how you relate to others – by practicing self-empathy, connecting to the needs of others, and asking for what you want. In this introductory class, Alex will explain how NVC can be used to have conversations and discussions that are more inclusive, enjoyable, and get a lot accomplished!
Sundew Gardens (Spring Plant Seedlings!!) - Thomas Carey
Local Organic Free-Range Eggs- Hayrie Lawrence
Frantastic Jams - Fran Diehl
Gaia Granola- Jon Martin