Workshops

I have offered diverse workshops on the topic of resiliency and local food, on my own and in association with the Common Roots Urban Farm, the tenants of Quinpool tower, Transition Bay st Margarets, Life School House network, NSCAD University, The Way of the Preserver, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University, Mount St Vincent University, the Black Street Party, Occupy Nova Scotia, the Plan B Freeschool, the Tatamagouche Freeschool, Christchurch at Ochterloney, the Halifax Heritage Seed Library and the Really Free Market days.

I have presented on the topics of Permaculture, composting, seed starting and saving, canning and lactofermenting, companion planting, SPIN farming, building with cob, forest gardens, Rocket stoves, bicycle maintenance and cooking with edible wild plants.

Workshops I offer include

Food forestry
What is permaculture?
Oil and transition
Hand mowing with a scythe
Saving heirloom seeds
Starting vegetables from seed
The fundamentals of Composting
The square foot garden method
Wild plant identification
Rocket stoves and Rocket Mass Heaters

If you would like me to offer a workshop or tutorial in some of these sustainability skills, please contact me. If you want to host a workshop on another topic related to sustainability that is not on this list I can probably look into it or forward you to some resources in Halifax to get you started.