Fermentation Fest Featuring Local Brewers & Baker!

We’re hosting a Fermentation Fest on August 26th

Come and taste innovative locally crafted fermented brews, savor fermented appetizers, listen to live music, bid on silent auction items, and have fun!

 


Local brewers are busy fermenting brews like mead, gruit, tepache, sodas, kombucha, and ale for you to enjoy. Plus most of the food will be fermented too! Enjoy your brews while you bid on awesome silent auction items and jam to some live music. Our very own, Ellyn Schmitz, Bioregional Herbalism instructor, will be giving a brief fermentation presentation with samples to try.

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Be a Part of the New Food System

Planting a fruit tree guild in your home landscape, at your business, child's school, church, or community garden, is one way you can grow food security, reconnect to nature, reconnect to where your food comes from, and support a new food system.

As a permaculture organization we adhere to the ethics of care of earth, care of people and fair share which is why we are devoted to encouraging the development of a new food system that follows permaculture ethics and principles. We can feed all people within a community with nourishing, fresh, diverse food. We can grow our local economy, too, by providing local business opportunities for designers, growers, foragers, processors, and vendors.

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Be a Permaculture Forest Gardener

During the summer of 2016, we hosted several suburban permaculture garden tours to demonstrate how individuals are transforming their lawns into permaculture forest gardens and to inspire the development of new permaculture forest gardens. Our new Permaculture Forest Gardener Series takes the tours to the next level. Join us in 2017 to learn the steps to begin growing your own forest garden.

The Permaculture Forest Gardener Series begins in February and is taught one Sunday a month. Over the course of eight months, students will experience in-class and hands-on time learning:

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Be a Forest Garden Friend

Volunteer to be a Forest Garden Friend to support the growth of public permaculture edible forest gardens!

The Resiliency Institute Forest Garden FriendsForest Garden Friends are eager to learn about permaculture design and contribute to projects that are growing food security, reconnecting people to nature, and increasing biodiversity. With the support of volunteers like you, The Resiliency Institute community has established two edible forest gardens in 3 years! This is an amazing accomplishment, that is even more amazing because both of these projects were 100% designed, prepped, and planted by volunteers who donated their time, labor, expertise, skills, and resources.

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