7 12, 2020

ASAN Food & Farm Forum: Water Works: Irrigation & Water Conservation Systems – December

By |2020-11-13T22:05:57+00:00December 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Learn new ways to catch, store or distribute water for food production, in this round table discussion. Farmer panelists and attendees will share about their: irrigation and water conservation systems such as drip irrigation, and overhead irrigation hardscaping and permaculture earthworks including berms and swales, and more We’ll cover not only creating these systems, but [...]

26 08, 2019

Central Alabama Craft: Permaculture

By |2019-08-22T13:50:25+00:00August 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Join the Central Alabama CRAFT Network for a workshop on permaculture, farm tour, and potluck! $5 per person. To register and for more information visit asanonline.org/craft. CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) is a model that blends on-farm, farmer-led training with community-building for farmers, farm employees, interns, and apprentices. Each event will consist of [...]

24 08, 2019

Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) course-Huntsville, AL

By |2019-04-04T15:32:07+00:00August 24th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Alan Booker with The Eldenbridge Institute will start the PDC Certification class the last weekend of August and run on seven alternating weekends through the middle of November. Permaculture is a holistic design science that is based in the observation of natural systems. Its goal is to create regenerative systems that support [...]

25 06, 2019

Alabama CRAFT Network

By |2022-03-17T21:13:14+00:00June 25th, 2019|Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Newsflash!, Resources|2 Comments

Alabama CRAFT Network What is CRAFT? CRAFT stands for Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training and is a model for on-farm peer-to-peer training and network-building for farmers. The original CRAFT network formed in upstate New York and has been replicated many times since, adapted to meet the needs of each particular place. Alabama CRAFT includes [...]

15 06, 2019

2-Week Intensive PDC in Montana with Alan Booker

By |2019-04-04T15:41:54+00:00June 15th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: The Eldenbridge Institute is teaming up with Wheaton Labs again this summer to present a 2-week intensive Permaculture Design Certification course aimed at homesteaders.  The class will be held at the Wheaton Labs location in Montana, with our head instructor, Alan Booker, acting as the lead instructor for the course. This will [...]

2 08, 2018

Bessemer Food Connection

By |2018-07-23T16:45:41+00:00August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: Bessemer Food Connection is a symposium for food consumers, food producers, and those who make food and government policy. Consumers will learn about local food benefits and nutrition, producers will learn about permaculture, grants, GAP, value added products and other resources, and city and county officials will learn about the economic and [...]

29 10, 2017

Permaculture: The Edible Forest Garden

By |2017-10-18T21:36:42+00:00October 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Permaculture: The Edible Forest Garden

Tracy Britnell will discuss basic principles for developing an Edible Forest garden with a focus on creating plant guilds. Plant guilds are similar to “companion planting”. A guild consists of many different species that serve different functions and purposes. These species work together to create a mutually beneficial environment. The workshop will look at a [...]

27 08, 2016

Eldenbridge Permaculture Design Course

By |2016-07-05T17:13:34+00:00August 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Eldenbridge Permaculture Design Course

Hosted by the Eldenbridge Institute: Permaculture is a holistic design science that is based in the observation of natural systems, with a goal to create regenerative systems that support human communities sustainably. This fall, the Eldenbridge Institute is hosting a Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) class starting the last weekend of August and running on six [...]

15 04, 2016

BioAccumulation: ‘Creating Abundance Through Community Networking’

By |2016-04-05T01:34:01+00:00April 15th, 2016|Comments Off on BioAccumulation: ‘Creating Abundance Through Community Networking’

Join to hear Scott Church (Human Factors Engineer/Veteran), Brian Humphrey (Organizer for Plant Strong Living), Ryan Hoskins (Food Security Promoter for EAT South), Jayme Oates (of Farm Scape Solutions) and Chris Gore (Organizer for Path to Permaculture) talk about their paths towards permaculture and growing a community network. Learn how five uniquely different individuals became [...]

3 10, 2015

24th Annual National Solar Home Tour

By |2015-07-29T20:05:48+00:00October 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Blount County in Alabama is the state’s Solar Home Capital. There are, at minimum, 11 solar homes in the county and that number is growing. See 5 of these solar homes (a standard home retrofitted for solar, an underground home, a straw bale home, a dodeca-yurt home, and a clerestory home), a variety of garden [...]

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