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Quail Springs Permaculture 2014 Calendar of Events, Workshops and Courses


  • Quail Springs Permaculture Design Certification Course

    Quail Springs Permaculture Design Certification Course

      October 25 - November 8, 2014 with Warren Brush, Lead Teacher Co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, True Nature Design, Casitas Valley Farm Jeanette Acosta - Tribal Indigenous Knowledge / Permaculture Teacher Lindsay Allen, Quail Springs Permaculture, Farm Management / FoodWaterShelter, Permaculture Advisor Peter Ash - StraightAsh Environmental Solutions, Owner Lindsay Dailey - Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (OAEC), Director of the Wildlands Project Brenton Kelly  - Quail Springs Permaculture, Farm Director / Principle Farm Educator Sasha Rabin  - Quail Springs Permaculture, Natural Building Teacher / EarthenShelter.com Immerse yourself in permaculture in action with this 14-day learning journey! Share in the joy of community learning together and changing the world. Take home the ability to design and apply natural principles to create stable and ... Read more

  • Fall Celebration & Volunteer Mailing Party

    Fall Celebration & Volunteer Mailing Party

    Wednesday, November 19th 6:30-9:30pm at Ayni Gallery in Santa Barbara Come join us for an evening of music, snacks & hot cider, laughter, and envelope-stuffing for our year end appeal, at the beautiful Ayni Gallery in downtown Santa Barbara! Acoustic Music by Jan Smith & Special Guests FREE Raffle of Prizes for Volunteers Grand Prize - Overnight for 2 in Quail Springs guest casita with dinner & breakfast Variety of Quail Springs handmade crafts Quail Springs' farm fresh eggs Quail Springs' organic cotton Tshirt in your size When:  Wednesday, 6:30 - 9:30pm Where: Ayni Gallery, 216 State St., Santa Barbara (across from the Amtrak station) Parking: Free Parking after 6pm on Helena ... Read more

  • Holiday Handcrafting Weekend Workshop

    Holiday Handcrafting Weekend Workshop

    December 13 & 14, 2014 A Wild Series Workshop in Earth-Based Crafts and Skills Instructors: Natalie Bartlett, Melissa Clark, Edith Maurno, Chloe Rose Join us for a fun and cozy weekend of making beautiful handmade holiday gifts! In this two-day class, students will have the opportunity to learn a variety of small crafts under the mentorship of several skilled Quail Springs stewards. Using mostly natural and simple materials, many of which have been locally hand-harvested and prepared by our teachers, you will have the opportunity to create several projects from a range of possibilities including:  Hand-bound Books  ~  Jewelry  ~  Pine Needle Baskets  ~  Salves ... Read more

  • Buckskin Moccasins

    Buckskin Moccasins

    Dates TBA - Winter/Spring 2014/2015 A WILD Series Workshop in Earth-Based Crafts and Skills Instructor: Natalie Bartlett Beautiful footwear made sustainably from natural materials has been worn by human beings for thousands of years. In this class students will create a pattern customized to their own feet, and learn to craft a pair of short moccasins using genuine brain-tanned buckskin and vegetable tanned leather. This will be a 2 piece style moccasin, with a harder sole for longer wear. The foundations of this pattern can later be applied for making many other styles of moccasins, including boots of all lengths. All materials and tools will be provided. The art of ... Read more

  • Applied Aquaponics Course

    Applied Aquaponics Course

    DATES TBA SPRING 2015 (Postponed to Spring 2015. Originally scheduled October 17 - 19, 2014. ) Taught by David Rosenstein, Chair of the Aquaponics Association, and Founder of Evo Farm, Los Angeles, California We are excited to be offering this in-depth course on aquaponics, the synthesis of hydroponics and aquaculture.  The course promises to empower students to build their own aquaponic systems at their homes and in their communities, and is appropriate for anyone interested in aquaponics. We're inspired about our process of adding aquaponics to our diverse strategy for food production and foodshed resiliency here at Quail Springs.  We continue to be committed to ... Read more

Visit our Cosponsored Events Calendar to learn about events we support that are convened by allied people and organizations.

Visit our Past Courses & Events page for descriptions of some of Quail Springs previously hosted courses & events, and feel free to contact us with questions or thoughts.


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