Instructor: Kaesha Neil $15 Suggested Donation (cash or check to the Phoenix Permaculture Guild ~ a 501C3 non-profit Education Organization) This class is highly informative and valuable. Explore traditional techniques of preserving excess produce and meats including dehydration, pickling (lactic acid fermentation), oil/fat, salt/sugar, and cold storage. There are several other ways to store and save food other than canning and freezing.Expand your resources and reserve with easy and historic…See More
I'm scheduled to be there today, but my childcare fell through. I would need to bring my 8 year old with me for the first half of the day. My husband can pick him up about 12:30. Would that work out? He's enthusiastic about…"
Requested Donation: $10all funds support the Phoenix Permaculture GuildWe will be removing old vegetation from the 6 herb spirals here in the Wilson Gardens then amending and adding soil and compost followed by replanting to include both seeds and transplants of lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, carrots, beets and other root crops.Participants should bring gloves, a hat and water bottles (they can be refilled).Lunch will be provided on the deck.Limited to 8 participants, RSVP is required.This…See More
Be prepared for the fall planting season. Are you confused about what and how to plant in the low desert? - Where to get quality seeds – heirloom or not? Transplants, or seeds? How do you get an extended harvest? What is companion planting and what goes together, and what to avoid in the same garden bed? How far apart should you plant them? How do you thin seedlings?Join Doreen Pollack as she shares tips from the Master Gardeners, Permaculture Designers and many others who know how to grow…See More
Do you have a wonderful vegetable you love the taste of and would like to save the seeds? Or a flower you think is beautiful and want to grow it again next year? Then come and find out what to do next!Learn all about the seeds you can save and expect the same plant the next time you plant it. Learn the importance of saving your own seeds. Explore the difference between hybrid and heirloom seeds.Come and enjoy yourself learning how to help protect the planet, save money, and make new friends…See More
"Dang Doreen, I wish I'd see this sooner. I would very interested in this. I was very inspired by Bill's talk at the Living Green Conference. Please let me know if another field trip will be planned. I'd be interested in learning more…"
"The other day I was sitting in a waiting room and picked up a Fortune Magazine. The front cover shouted "Company of the Year - Monsanto!" I thought I was going to have a coronary reading that article.
I'm so glad that Vandana Shiva…"
Learn about Rainwater & Greywater Harvesting in the desert from a local Permaculture practitioner - Don Titmus. We can re-use our tap water, grey water and rainwater by containing and redirecting. Learn how to utilize our available water resources for optimum results. Learn when to store water in containers and when not to. Hear about various water uses and the best strategies... how to marry greywater and rainwater-harvesting earthworks. Connect these principles with food production,…See More
Thanks for freinding me...not sure exactly how it works but looks like I will get some experience.
I am working on a PC for kids hands on day making seed balls to spread Milkweed seeds for the Monarch Butterfly group. More as I get it figred out.
Welcome! Looks like you are working with Permaculture Dan (read your blog) I have had the pleasure of meeting Dan a couple of times now. Got to visit one of his projects up near N. Scottsdale. Pretty amazing stuff, magical even!