Introduction to Permaculture Practices: What is Permaculture?
Saturday, November 17
1 to 2 p.m.
Permaculture is an ecological design system which looks at all aspects of life through an ecological lens. From building to transportation to growing food to interacting with the environment and other humans, permaculture examines the interconnections among human beings and ecosystems. Join Crystal Stevens, Garden manager of EarthDance Organic Farm and author, to learn how to apply permaculture practices to your own garden. Click here to learn more and register.
And we're offering a NEW Winter edition of this popular class:
Healthy Homes and Energy Efficiency
Thursday, January 10
6 to 7:30 p.m.
The weather is getting colder and that means heating costs are increasing - Join Richard Reilly, LEED AP, BPI BA, EP, HHE in a 90 minute discussion tying home health, energy efficiency, and preparing for cold weather together in way to increase comfort and lower bills. Get pointers on easy DIY Projects as well as things best left to a Pro. Then map out a strategy for you home, based on its current conditions and your preferred budget. Reilly is the EarthWays Center’s Energy Programs Manager and recently became one of the first in the state to acquire the Building Performance Institute’s Healthy Homes Evaluator Certification. Designed for adults only. Click here to learn more and register.
For more information on ALL fall classes occurring at EarthWays Center, the Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve or the Butterfly House visit mobot.org/classes.