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Advanced Permaculture Workshop: Creating an Edible Food Forest (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jul 30, 2011 09:00 AM to Jul 31, 2011 04:00 PM)
Create a landscape with year round beauty and productivity by including food plants to enhance sustainable practices on any site. Applicable for the homeowner and professional, we use a wide variety of plants to establish a perennial polyculture.
SolWest Fair (John Day, OR, from Jul 29, 2011 01:00 PM to Jul 31, 2011 03:30 PM)
Journey to the Future” with traditional skills and new technology, learn about renewable energy and sustainable living at the thirteenth annual SolWest Renewable Energy Fair. Keynote speaker Philip Ackerman-Leist, author of “Up Tunket Road.
Organic On-Farm Plant Breeding Workshop (Philomath, OR, from Jul 27, 2011 09:00 AM to Jul 28, 2011 03:00 PM)
You are invited to learn basic on-farm, field techniques to develop and adapt seed varieties for organic farming conditions.
Cheese Making Workshop (Omak, WA, from Jul 16, 2011 10:00 AM to Jul 16, 2011 03:00 PM)
Learn to make your own cheese!
Tayberry Jam Music Festival Farm Benefit and Sustainability Summit (Saginaw, OR, from Jul 15, 2011 10:00 AM to Jul 17, 2011 12:00 AM)
Three day music festival and sustainability summit w/ camping. Featuring local, regional, and international music artists, speakers, artison vendors, and wholesome food.
Year Round Vegetable Gardening (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Jul 14, 2011 06:00 PM to Jul 14, 2011 07:30 PM)
Polyface Farm Field Day (Swoope, VA, from Jul 09, 2011 12:00 AM to Jul 09, 2011 04:05 PM)
Gather the family, load up the car, and head for the hills this summer — the hills of the Salatin’s Polyface Farm — for a day of family fun and learning that could change your life.
Seed Growing For Market (Philomath, OR, from Jun 27, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 27, 2011 05:00 PM)
A seminar designed for professional organic farmers interested in growing seeds commercially as part of a diversified system. If you have saved vegetable seed for your own use, but are considering growing for commercial sale, this seminar is for you.
Clackamas County Lavender Festival (Oregon City, OR, from Jun 25, 2011 10:00 AM to Jun 26, 2011 05:00 PM)
5th Annual Clackamas County Lavender Festival. Live Music, Lavender U-pick, Food, Wineries, Brewery, Lavender Essential Oil Distillation, Botanical Garden, Water Feature/Fountain, Horse-back riding, LAVENDER ICE CREAM! Free Admission! Family Friendly
Grow Your Own Seeds (Philomath, OR, from Jun 25, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 25, 2011 05:00 PM)
As a gardener or small farmer, do you ever worry that seed companies will stop carrying the varieties that you love? Or do you just love plants and want to see them through their whole life cycle? Come learn about saving your own seed.
Introduction to Permaculture Design: A Design Workshop for Women (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jun 24, 2011 05:00 PM to Jun 26, 2011 04:00 PM)
In a comfortable, supportive and fun setting for women, learn Permaculture principles, strategies and basic techniques for efficient, bountiful and beautiful environments.Includes lecture, group discussions, slide shows, hands-on activities.
3rd Annual Biodiversity Working for Farmers Tour in Idaho (from Jun 23, 2011 08:45 AM to Jun 23, 2011 06:00 PM)
In lieu of indoor conferences, the FAB Work Group conducts annual tours on farms highlighting agricultural biodiversity. This year the 3rd Annual Biodiversity Working for Farmers Tour will be on two farms in the high desert of S Central Idaho.
Orlo Presents StrawBEARies and Cream Fest ( Orlo, Zoomtopia Builidng, 810 SE Belmont, Portland, from Jun 18, 2011 05:00 PM to Jun 18, 2011 10:00 PM)
Orlo, the environmental arts group in Portland, turns its attention to strawberries on June 18 with an event combining performance, a benefit dinner of strawberry entrees and mixology, and a small strawberry market.
3rd Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 16, 2011 12:00 PM to Jun 16, 2011 05:00 PM)
Farmscaping for Beneficials (FSB) Project of OSU's Integrated Plant Protection Center, the NRCS Plant Materials Center, and the Xerces Society field day for creating on-farm habitat with native plants and learning about the insects they attract.
8th Annual On-Farm Workshop & Intensive (Lopez Island, WA, from Jun 16, 2011 12:00 AM to Jun 19, 2011 12:00 AM)
Presentations, Demonstrations & Practice in the How's and Why's of Humane on-farm animal slaughter, Composting slaughter offal, Making the Biodynamic Preparations, Building soil health and fertility, Applying Goethean Science on the farm, Forming a healthy farm organism, Promoting biodynamic nutrition, & Celebrating farm-produced food.
Dr Detloff- Cattle, Sheep and Goat Alternative Health (Aurora, OR, from Jun 11, 2011 10:00 AM to Jun 11, 2011 03:00 PM)
Dr Paul Detloff, DVM, presents Alternative Health Therapies for Ruminents, approved for organic use & farm proven. Cost is $20/person & includes lunch
Wise Watering (Luscher Farm, Lake Oswego, OR, from Jun 09, 2011 06:00 PM to Jun 09, 2011 07:30 PM)
Pancake Breakfast and Spring Rummage Sale to Benefit the Montavilla Food Co-op (Portland, OR, from Jun 04, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 04, 2011 01:00 PM)
Great Breakfast (including gluten free and vegan pancakes), a kid's play area, local musicians, and raffle prizes.
INDIE Business MasterMind: Organic Marketing Success (Online, from Jun 02, 2011 09:00 AM to Jun 02, 2011 10:30 AM)
Consumers's keen interest in buying products bearing any kind of "organic" label has resulted in confusion and mis-use of the term. This webinar will clear the confusion for you, so you can clear it for your customers.
Intro to Sustainable Home Landscaping (Otis, OR, from Jun 01, 2011 10:00 AM to Jun 02, 2011 04:00 PM)
Learn to create a sustainable home landscape using the powerful ideas of Permaculture. Explore topics like organic gardening, natural building techniques, forest gardening, water harvesting systems, appropriate technology, animal husbandry and more
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