Event Listings

Sort our current list of upcoming homesteading education events listings by selecting a category and/or location below. Please note that a location will only be listed if an event is registered there, so if you do not see your location listed, check back at a later date to see if someone has added an event — or register to host an event of your own


Event Title: Lunch and tour on Mlango Farm
Sponsor: Mlango Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +254728848296
Address: Ngecha - Thingati A
City: Limuru
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 00100
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/01/2014
End Date: 12/31/2018
Description: Tour and lunch at an organic farm in the highlands of Limuru, an great day out for the city people of Nairobi. On appointment only, call or email us for more details. We are happy to welcome you!
Website: http://www.mlango.org

Event Title: Community Gardens in Ft Valley
Sponsor: Veggies in the Valley
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 478 302-0591
Address: Boys and Girls Club
City: Fort Valley
State / Province / Other: GEORGIA
Zip / Postal Code: 31030
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 09/23/2014
End Date: 12/31/2014
Description: The 4 Veggies in the Valley community gardens will plant winter crops beginning September 23. A container garden is being planned for special needs gardeners by university students. Gardeners can sign on NOW for the next planting cycle. No cost: give 4 hours/month sweat equity and you harvest produce. Come, take a tour, sign up. No skills needed as a farmer provides lessons, guidance, and support. Each garden is a learning lab.
Website: http://www.veggiesinthevalley.org/

Event Title: Earthbag Building Workshop
Sponsor: Evolotecture
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Address: India
City: Delhi
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 0000
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 01/04/2015
End Date: 01/12/2015
Description: From the 4th until the 12th of January, 2015, we are going to build a dome.During our earthbag building course, you will learn how to build an earthbag dome from start to finish.The building process will be a gathering of people from around the globe, building a house together using earth and your hands.A process in which the creativity and energy of all of us will lead to building an earthbag dome, and you being able to build this yourself after completing this course.
Website: http://evolotecture.com

Event Title: Preparedness-now
Sponsor: David Brown
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 435-592-4272
Address: 620 East 700 South
City: Mt. Pleasant,
State / Province / Other: UTAH
Zip / Postal Code: 84647
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 01/17/2015
End Date: 01/17/2015
Description: I lived off the grid for 10 years with my family of 5 kids. How we did it the pit falls and blessing. How to prepare for riots, anarchy, marshal law, economic collapse. and more.
Website: http://www.preparedness-now.com

Event Title: EcoFarm Conference 2015
Sponsor: Ecological Farming Association
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 831 763 2111
Address: 2901 Park Ave. Suite D-2
City: Soquel
State / Province / Other: CALIFORNIA
Zip / Postal Code: 95073
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/21/2015
End Date: 01/24/2015
Description: The Ecological Farming Association presents the 35th annual EcoFarm Conference at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California, January 21 - 24, 2015. As the largest and oldest ecological agricultural gathering in the West, the EcoFarm Conference offers more than 70 workshops featuring an array of educational and technical workshops for farmers, ranchers, distributors, retailers, activists, consumers, students, and educators, along with notable keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, live entertainment, discussion groups, mixers, delicious organic meals and libations. Visit www.eco-farm.org for more info and to register.
Website: http://www.eco-farm.org/conference

Event Title: Toward Harmony with Nature
Sponsor: Wild Ones Fox Valley Area
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 9207497807
Address: Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N Main
City: Oshkosh
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 54901
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 01/24/2015
End Date: 01/24/2015
Description: The 19th Annual "Toward Harmony with Nature" Conference is a day-long seminar on native landscaping presented by Wild Ones Fox Valley. Keynote speaker Dr Stanley Temple, Senior Fellow with the Aldo Leopold Foundation, will be speaking on “Aldo Leopold, Phenology and Climate Change.” The Beers-Bascom Professor Emeritus in Conservation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has held the academic position for 32 years once occupied by Aldo Leopold. Nine other speakers on the whole spectrum of native plants and natural landscaping topics will be present, as well as vendors and exhibitors and a silent auction. Public welcome.
Website: http://www.towardharmonywithnature.org

Event Title: Soil Building
Sponsor: Sheilia C. of Tagawa Gardens
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 3036904722
Address: 7711 S. Parker Rd
City: Centennial
State / Province / Other: COLORADO
Zip / Postal Code: 80016
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/24/2015
End Date: 01/25/2015
Description: Healthy soil = healthy plants; soil is where it all starts! Learn how to use Permaculture techniques to build healthy soil. You will learn how to use at-home soil testing for tilth, pH & fertility, no-till cultivation, sheet mulching, biological organisms, biochar, organic fertilizers & cover crops.
Website: http://www.tagawagardens.com

Event Title: Guelph Organic Conference
Sponsor: Various Sponsors
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: Box 116
City: Collingwood
State / Province / Other: ONTARIO
Zip / Postal Code: L9Y 3Z4
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 01/29/2015
End Date: 02/01/2015
Description: Guelph Organic Conference & Expo - 2015 Theme is "Organic By Design" Over 40 workshops and FREE 2 day expo. Issues covered include health soils, organic crop marketing, organic livestock handling, permaculture & restoration agriculture, urban agriculture, pollination, food sovereignty, growing high flavour crops and much more. Visit website for more information.
Website: http://www.guelphorganicconf.ca

Event Title: Permaculture Design Course, Weekend Series
Sponsor: Sowing Solutions
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 72 Baker Road
City: Shutesbury
State / Province / Other: MASSACHUSETTS
Zip / Postal Code: 01072
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 03/06/2015
End Date: 04/20/2015
Description: Sowing Solutions PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATION COURSE ~ Three inspiring and informative weekends: March 6-9, March 27-29, and April 18-20 Weekend Series Course Format at Sirius EcoVillage near Amherst MA. Gain ecological design experience for your home landscape, as well as an internationally recognized permaculture design training and certification. Gather sustainable living skills alongside leading permaculture designers and educators while participating in life at a world-renowned ecovillage. Optional: 3 college credits are offered through the Five Colleges. Attend an experiential and life-changing permaculture training!!
Website: http://www.PermacultureSeries.org

Event Title: 4th Annual Permaculture Design Certification Course
Sponsor: George Mason University - Mason Sustainability Institute
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 804-502-4655
Address: 4441 George Mason Boulevard
City: Fairfax
State / Province / Other: VIRGINIA
Zip / Postal Code: 22030
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 03/07/2015
End Date: 03/14/2015
Description: On March 7th – 14th, 2015, MSI will be hosting a 72-Hour Permaculture Design Certification Course, taught by Wayne Weiseman of the Permaculture Project LLC. This course is open to community members - no prior experience necessary. Topics and activities include: soil remediation, urban food production, companion planting, design planning, hydro/aquaponics, renewable energy, and many more. Participants will earn a certificate in Permaculture Design, as well as Continuing Education units if requested at the start of class. This intensive course will take place from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm with breaks for lunch, and some additional evening activities with served dinner. Catered lunch and dinners will be provided, and a light breakfast fare with snacks will also be available. The total cost for this course is $1,100 with an early-bird special of $1000 before December 31st. More information on the instructor, Wayne Weiseman, go to: http://www.permacultureproject.com/ More information on the course, as well as registration, can be found here: http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/green/permaculture.php
Website: http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/green/permaculture.php

Event Title: Securex West Africa
Sponsor: Montgomery West Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 0118351516
Address: 33 Hoofd Street
City: Lago - Nigeria
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 03/24/2015
End Date: 03/25/2015
Description: Provides a unique opportunity for security professionals to engage with leading commercial, homeland and cyber security, re protection and safety product and service providers, creating the ideal platform for exhibitors to showcase their brands to a market that is ready to source the best from around the globe. Packed to the brim with products, services, networking opportunities and seminars – you simply cannot aord to miss Securex West Africa 2015. The 2014 show attracted 2000 visitors from government, trade and end-users, all eager to seek innovative products to meet new suppliers.
Website: http://www.securexwestafrica.com

Event Title: AQUAPONICS
Sponsor: RANCE DEWITT
Email: Click here to contact
Phone:
Address: 4041 Hwy 97
City: Ellensburg
State / Province / Other: WASHINGTON
Zip / Postal Code: 98926
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 04/01/2015
End Date: 04/30/2015
Description: U-FISH TROUT campground hosts AQUAPONIC building technology-commercial greenhouses for floating gardens over fish. COME.
Website: http://WWW.CONCERTPARK.US

Event Title: Grassroots Herbal Program: Exploring the Art, Tradition, and Practice of Folk Herbalism - Year 1: Foundations
Sponsor: Centro Ashé Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 240-581-0484
Address: Contact for address
City: Bryans Road
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 20616
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 10/18/2015
Description: Centro Ashé is excited to offer our Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, a community based herbal program - we're dedicated to putting herbal medicine in the hands of the people! This program offers our community a chance to explore folk herbalism from various traditions, and to understand natures ability to support our health, strength, and vitality. The series is an introduction and includes herbal fundamentals, North American and Mid-Atlantic medicinal plants (and others), practical and therapeutic applications of herbs, body system therapeutics, nutritional healing, herbal preparations and medicine making, harvesting and wild crafting plants, permaculture and herbal gardening, herbal energetics and more. You will receive expert instruction from the abundance of local, expert knowledge. The program runs April through October, meeting one weekend monthly. Each class please bring a ready-to-eat potluck dish to share for lunch and please be sure to bring your own mug! Teas and beverages will be provided. Please visit our site for more information, including cost of tuition and a detailed agenda.
Website: http://www.centroashe.org/maryland-herbal-school--grassroots-herbal-program-year-1.html

Event Title: Industrialisation Africa Summit
Sponsor: Montgomery Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 0118351516
Address: 33 Hoofd Street
City: Johannesburg
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 04/21/2015
End Date: 04/22/2015
Description: Industrialisation Africa Summit 2015 will address and tackle the challenges and opportunities of African industrialisation through investment, infrastructure development, technology development and skills transfer to reduce unemployment, improve services and open up African economies to become growing economies and self sufficient industries. Industrialisation Africa Summit 2015 brings together international and regional experts and market leaders to provide an interactive discussion platform to address key issues in this dynamic sector. As well as providing an opportunity to meet with industry leaders and key decision makers driving change, who will share how the industrialisation revolution will create dynamic and sustainable industries in the region and realize Africa’s growth opportunities.
Website: http://www.montex.com

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Start Date: 04/25/2015
End Date: 10/25/2015
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Event Title: Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship Conference 2015
Sponsor: Montgomery West Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +2348095050568
Address: 33 Hoofd Street
City: Lago - Nigeria
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 06/25/2015
End Date: 06/26/2015
Description: Entrepreneurship in West Africa is breaking new grounds for business, trade, governments and economic development of societies; driving change across diverse spheres of influence through innovation, creativity and perseverance. And women entrepreneurs are cultivating their own success, taking ownership of their ambitions and thriving both personally and professionally. And as the biggest economic drivers on the continent, women entrepreneurs are taking the reins and spearheading industries in small, medium and large businesses. At this year's event you will gain innovative ideas and tips to expand your business and seed concepts by discussing the essential elements to "turn your passion into profit" and provide you with a road map to success to surpass today's challenges and became a leading entrepreneur of tomorrow.
Website: http://www.wowenigeria.com

Event Title: Propak West Africa
Sponsor: Montgomery West Africa
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +2348095050568
Address: Landmark Centre
City: Lago - Nigeria
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 2000
Category: DIY-Projects
Start Date: 09/01/2015
End Date: 09/03/2015
Description: PROPAK West Africa, West Africa’s biggest and leading printing and plastics exhibition in the region ran successfully from 2-4 September 2014 and was a wonderful success. Trade visitors came from the West African region and around the world to see our wide-ranging exhibitors with local and international presence. The exhibition will take place again 1 – 3 September 2015.
Website: http://www.propakwestafrica.com