International Permaculture Conference and Convergence, IPC10, will be held in Jordan across September 2011. The theme is “Plan Jordan ~ Water”. http://www.ipcon.org/ The biennial International Permaculture Conference is the world’s premier permaculture gathering. Don’t miss it!
Sep 3, 9 to 12:30 PM Mesa Harmony Garden Volunteer Planting & Maintenance
Bring shovels, wheel barrows, picks, etc. and a friend!
Pickling Class with Cindy Shipp at Whole Foods
Friday, September 16th / 12:30 – 2:00pm
$10/person 100% of proceeds benefits Garden Grants for Schools.
Cindy is a Certified Master Food Preserver and loves cooking and creating in the kitchen. Learn the basics of canning and food safety, take home new recipes. Space is limited; signup required by emailing email@example.com.
Fairview Gardens, Urban Homesteading Sign up in advance
Last one, don’t miss it! September 17 Cindy Shipp’s Preserving the Harvest #3, 9 to noon, $40
October 22 Composting and Worm Bins 9 am to 5 pm $85
Mother Earth News Fair! Seven Springs PA! Sep 24-25
Joel Salatin, American farmer, author, Polyface Farms
Joan Gussow, Professor, author, gardener, environmentalist
Ira Wallace – Organic Seed Alliance
More than 150 workshops: Renewable energy, small-scale ag, DIY, gardening, green building, eco-friendly marketplace, organic and local food tasting, more!
OCT 1 – SOL Food Festival at Plaza de Vera Cruz. It is a one day community created festival to raise awareness of the Sustainable, Organic, and Local food systems of Santa Barbara County. We celebrate local farmers, engage in workshops and discussions, and enjoy local food, wine, and beer! It’s across the street from the Saturday Farmer’s Market, make it a 2 in 1trip! I’ll be one of the speakers, so hope to see you there!
Santa Barbara Home & Garden Expo October 1 & 2 Earl Warren Showgrounds
Oct 8 Master Gardener Cerena Childress at La Sumida Nursery 10 AM! – All About Your Winter Veggies! What to plant when, special tips for great production! 165 South Patterson Av Another 2 in 1 trip! Get some great info and some perfectly timed transplants, plus supplies, tools, seeds!
SANTA BARBARA Master Gardener Application is now available for the 2012 Program! The classes start in February and end late June. Highly recommended!
Walk or ride to events as possible!
Blessed be, may your labors be bountiful!