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Quail Springs Permaculture 2014 Calendar of Events, Workshops and Courses


  • Call to Support the Work of Quail Springs

    Call to Support the Work of Quail Springs

    Quail Springs Annual Giving Campaign: November 2014 through January 2015 Dear Friends of Quail Springs, As the new Executive Director of Quail Springs I am in a very unique position. It is my privilege to reflect with the Quail Springs community, not only upon our organization's first 10-years of evolution, but also to project ahead to the next decade and beyond - to consider the impacts that our decisions and actions will have over the next 200 years. How is the work we are engaged in today going to effect this land, future generations, and through our example, the world? We are deeply searching ... 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

  • Introduction to Cob & Natural Building Workshop

    Introduction to Cob & Natural Building Workshop

    April 17 - 24, 2015
 With Sasha Rabin, Betty Seaman, & Paul Swenson Cob building combines clay sediment, sand, fiber, and water, and is hand sculpted to form walls, benches, ovens, and fireplaces. Cob building makes use of readily available, affordable, non-toxic materials to build beautiful, organic structures. The course is appropriate for both first-time builders and for professionals in the building trade who are interested in natural materials. In this cob workshop, we focus on the characteristics of the natural materials most commonly used in construction: clay soil, sand, and fibers. Our main focus will be cob, though we will touch on ... Read more

  • Permaculture Design Course for International Development & Social Entrepreneurship

    Permaculture Design Course for International Development & Social Entrepreneurship

    2015 Course:  May 30 - June 13, 2015 Each year Quail Springs' Permaculture Design Course for International Development brings a roster of exceptional presenters and instructors from the USA and the world, with Warren Brush as our lead instructor and facilitator. Please contact Kolmi Majumdar to join the interest list for updates on the PDC for International Development 2015 at info@quailsprings.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Summer 2014 Course Info below for your reference Permaculture Design Course for International Development Presented by Quail Springs Permaculture In Association with Casitas Valley Creamery & Farm Christie Communications Empowerment Works Forest Voices Global Resource Alliance  Living Mandala Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya True Nature Design Lead Instructor Warren Brush with Quail Springs, Casitas Valley Farms, and True Nature Design Roster ... Read more

  • Quail Springs Permaculture Design Certification Course

    Quail Springs Permaculture Design Certification Course

      October 25 - November 7, 2015 Lead Instructor: Warren Brush Co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, True Nature Design, Casitas Valley Farm We are developing our 2015 Instruction team and roster.  In Fall 2014, we were pleased to have this team and hope to have most if not all of these instructors join us once again! 2014 Instruction Team 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 ... 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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