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Quail Springs Permaculture 2014 Calendar of Events, Workshops and Courses


  • Land Restoration Training

    Land Restoration Training

      October 2-5, 2014 With Craig Sponholtz, Watershed Artisans, Inc. and Brenton Kelly, Quail Springs Farm Director & Land Steward   "Craig Sponholtz's courses are a must. I was very impressed with the thoroughness, hands-on learning, and Craig's deep knowledge - based on years of real-life experiences. The strategies taught are simple and effective. They build on natural patterns so you work with natural processes not against them. This way nature does the bulk of the work once the structures are in place. I highly recommend these courses for anyone working with the land and water". ~ Brad Lancaster, author of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond   This ... Read more

  • 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

  • Holiday Handcrafting Weekend

    Holiday Handcrafting Weekend

    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 buckskin pouches leather bracelets felted bags candles and more!   These small projects ... 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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