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: Pioneer Stay at the B&B
Sponsor: North End Crossing Barn & Bed
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 5418287010
Address: 80903 College Lane
City: Flora
State / Province / Other: OREGON
Zip / Postal Code: 97828-5076
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 05/27/2016
End Date: 01/01/2017
Description: Come stay at a pioneer B&B where take a step back in time. Hammer out a hook for the wall. Milk the cow and then make cheese. Lots of skills to choose from. Just let us know what you want to know.
Website: http://www.northendcrossing.com

Event Title: Permaculture Design Course
Sponsor: The Ecology Center
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 9494434223
Address: 32701 Alipaz St.
City: San Juan Capistrano
State / Province / Other: CALIFORNIA
Zip / Postal Code: 92675
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 06/11/2016
End Date: 08/21/2016
Description: This Permaculture Design Certification Course will dive deep into sustainable design and you will gain first-hand insight into the practical strategies, skills, and techniques that The Ecology Center has applied to transform an empty dirt lot into a thriving ecological oasis. Throughout the course, The Ecology Center’s founder, Evan Marks, along with leading permaculture and sustainability experts in their respective fields will share inspiring real-life experiences and wisdom. The Permaculture Design Certification Course will include lectures, site visits, and practical applications, for a total of 72 hours, spread across 3 months, every other weekend (6 weekends total). During the course, you will apply what you’ve learned in a number of real-life projects in the community that may include redesigning homes, school gardens or public spaces. Upon course completion, graduates will receive a permaculture design certificate and have the opportunity to join The Ecology Center Eco-Design Guild for future community projects.
Website: http://theecologycenter.org/events/permaculture-design-certification-course-2016

Event Title: 16th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching
Sponsor: Cascadia Permaculture
Email: Click here to contact
Address: 32272 Wilson Creek Rd.
City: Cottage Grove
State / Province / Other: OREGON
Zip / Postal Code: 97424
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 08/07/2016
End Date: 08/13/2016
Description: Empower yourself to advocate for change through whole systems design and teaching! In this dynamic and interactive course, you learn significant teaching techniques to communicate and apply Permaculture principles and strategies to a wide variety of audiences and educational settings. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and abilities by demonstrating diverse teaching modalities including effective use of lecture, storytelling, class discussions, interactive experiential activities, visual aids and hands-on skills. As a group we facilitate a safe setting of active learning, building confidence by experiencing essential practice via preparing and co-teaching multiple presentations. As with a Permaculture Design Course, in this teacher training we offer practical solutions for sharing information, which is essential in these current times.We have had great success teaching, and are advocates for the Mollisonian Standard Permaculture Design Course curriculum. We also believe each course taught needs to speak directly to local conditions and the specific skills of the presenters’ team. Course Topics Include: • Philosophy and Ethics of Instruction • Pedagogy, Teaching Systems, Principles and Patterns • Adult Learning Styles • Curriculum and Lesson Plan Building • Presenting • Facilitator Roles • Utilizing Media and Activities • Co-Instructing • Time Management • Planning, Marketing, and Budgets • Venue Logistics • Interns and Apprentices • Evaluations and Feedback • Tips from the Trade • Keeping Up The Spirit • Self-care •Extensive Resources and More • Where to From Here: Right Livelihood This is a Certificate Course offered by the Permaculture Institute of North America and Cascadia Permaculture Institute Prerequisite: Permaculture Design Course Certificate or Instructor’s approval. Enrollment: limited to 15 participants  Cost: $950.00  Includes course materials, camping & 3 deliciously local and organic meals a day Early Registration discount of $50 by 7/11 Limited local work trades available Contact: www.cascadiapermaculture.com or jessiecascadia@gmail.com  
Website: http://cascadiapermaculture.com/permaculture/courses-workshops/

Event Title: 5 Ways to Meat: A Tool & Trapping Intensive
Sponsor: EarthSkills, LLC
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 864-979-5653
Address: 3456 HWY 187
City: Anderson
State / Province / Other: SOUTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 29621
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 08/26/2016
End Date: 08/28/2016
Description: Anderson Learning Site - 2:30 P.M. Friday, to 5 P.M. Sunday the 28th. ​Learning Objectives: The fish gig; Arapuca bird trap; the spring pole, the A-snare. Every primitive society developed their own methods of harvesting wild game as an important part of their diet. Naturally, hundreds of successful techniques have been handed-down through the generations. Now, it’s your turn to learn a few of these skills! In this 2-night session, students will become proficient with at least five different tools, snares and traps and learn how to employ them: from the Fish Gig to the A-Snare for medium game. This intermediate, in-depth course will challenge you to find the natural materials needed to create these useful implements from the forest around you. You will also learn the proper use and employment strategy that delivers a high-protein meal for yourself and others. This class is two and a quarter days long beginning late noon on a Friday afternoon and ending Sunday afternoon. Join us today to get in on learning these life-sustaining skills and enjoy the fellowship of overnight camping with a small group of like-minded people. Breakfast is included. B.Y.O.T. (Bring your own tent).
Website: http://www.earthskillsllc.com/class-register.html

Event Title: Montana Clean Energy Fair
Sponsor: Montana Renewable Energy Association
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 4062149405
Address: PO Box 673
City: Missoula
State / Province / Other: MONTANA
Zip / Postal Code: 59806
Category: Renewable-Energy
Start Date: 09/17/2016
End Date: 09/17/2016
Description: Join the Montana Renewable Energy Association for its 6th Annual Clean Energy Fair! The fair will take place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Pioneer Park in Helena (adjacent to the public library), and will feature an all-day schedule of free workshops on topics including solar electricity, solar water heating, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and more. There will also be an electric car show, food vendors, raffle prizes, and kids’ activities including model solar car races. The Helena Sun Run, a 5K run and 1 mile walk, will start at 9:00 am at Anchor Park next to the fair.
Website: http://montanarenewables.org/clean-energy-fair/

Event Title: Mid-South Homesteading Conference
Sponsor: Tiramar Farms
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 9015928048
Address: PO Box 212
City: Brighton
State / Province / Other: TENNESSEE
Zip / Postal Code: 38011
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 09/24/2016
End Date: 09/24/2016
Description: The third annual Mid-South Homesteading Conference will be held at Meeman-Shelby Forest state park in Millington, TN. We have a variety of classes available on livestock, food preservation, homestead bartering, quilting, gardening, and more! Speakers will have items for sale and there will be giveaways from our wonderful sponsors. Early Bird registration ends July 1st. Find us online and on facebook at http://facebook.com/homesteadingeducation
Website: http://www.homesteadeducation.com

Event Title: Gastro Conferences | Gastroenterology Conferences | USA | Europe | Middle East | Asia Pacific | 2016 | Conference Series LLC
Sponsor: Omics Grp.
Email: Click here to contact
Address: 970 Dixon Road, Rexdale
City: Toronto, ON M9W 1J9, Canada
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: M9W 1J9
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 09/29/2016
End Date: 10/01/2016
Description: Clinical Gastroenterology 2016 mainly focuses on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for gastrointestinal diseases. This clinical gastroenterology conference discusses the latest research outcomes and technological advancements in the field and brings together leading gastroenterologists, surgeons, physicians, research scholars, students along with industrial and pharma professionals to exchange share their views on critical aspects of gastroenterology research. This gastroenterology conference brings together Presidents and Eminent Personalities to explore opportunities on emerging platforms in the field of gastrointestinal therapeutics.
Website: http://clinicalgastroenterology.conferenceseries.com/

Event Title: International Conference on Geosciences
Sponsor: OMICS International
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 8888438169
Address: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Orlando Airport 5555 Hazeltine National Drive Orlando, FL 32812
City: Orlando
State / Province / Other: FLORIDA
Zip / Postal Code: 32812
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 10/06/2016
End Date: 10/07/2016
Description: OMICS International Conferences proudly invites contributors across the globe to its “International Conference on Geosciences” during October 06-07, 2016 at Orlando, USA. The theme of Geosciences-2016 is “Geosciences and Policies: Economy & Culture in a Changing World”. Which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.
Website: http://geosciences.conferenceseries.com/

Event Title: 3rd World Congress on Hepatitis and Liver Diseases
Sponsor: Omics International
Email: Click here to contact
Address: The Oberoi, Dubai The Oberoi Centre - Al A'amal Street,Business Bay - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
City: Dubai
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: 71847
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 10/10/2016
End Date: 10/12/2016
Description: We are honoured to invite you to the 3rd World Congress on Hepatitis and Liver diseases (Hepatitis 2016) to be held in beautiful city, Dubai, UAE during October 10-12, 2016. The conference highlights the theme “Treatment and Management strategies to eradicate Hepatitis and Liver diseases”. The liver supports aevery organ in the body and is vital for survival. Because of its strategic location and multidimensional functions, the liver is also prone to many diseases. Hepatitis is a common condition of inflammation of the liver. The most usual cause of this is viral, and the most common of these infections are hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.
Website: http://

Event Title: International Conference on Pancreatic Disorders and Treatment
Sponsor: Conference Series LLC
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 6502689744
Address: 9599 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois
City: Skokie
State / Province / Other: ILLINOIS
Zip / Postal Code: 60077
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 10/17/2016
End Date: 10/19/2016
Description: On behalf of Pancreas 2016 Organizing Committee, we invite all the Pancreatologists (medical pancreatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and basic scientists), entrepreneurs, consultants, scientists, professors, young researchers and students who are having experience in pancreatic research and related fields, to attend International Conference on Pancreatic Disorders and Treatment Pancreas 2015 which is to be held on October 17-19, 2016 at Chicago, USA. The conference highlights the theme “Innovations in Pancreatic Research and Treatment”. The conference proceedings include keynote speeches, speaker talks, poster sessions symposiums, workshops and panel discussion on newest research and innovations in the field of Pancreatology. This conference will encourage innovative ideas and advanced technology approaches towards the pancreaticdiseases and treatment. It will be a perfect platform to share recent advancements and research about the pancreatic disordersand treatment strategies. The participant companies can display their invention and services to promote their role and importance in the medical and clinical era. Pancreatic diseases and pancreatic cancer is estimated to be associated to more than 5% of the world population the incidence and the death statistics are at 13.8 and 12.8 per every 100,000 persons as per the statistical analysis of 2012. Though rates of pancreatic cancer deaths have reduced in the past 15-20 years, the number of people estimated to be diagnosed of only pancreatic cancer is 46,420.This disease is estimated to take the lives of as many as 39,950 people. These rates suggest that this disease now the 4th leading cause of death in the United States may become the first very soon if research in this field is not encouraged enough. It is estimated that by 2020, in USA and 2030 in Europe, pancreatic cancer and related diseases are going to become the second most leading cause of cancer death. This rate is calculated as a total of 10% of the cancer death rates. There are number of pharmaceutical companies trying to make drugs for the treatment of pancreatic diseases. The estimated growth of pancreatic market by the end of this decade is the global market value of this organ’s syndromes have increased from 850 Million back in the beginning of this decade to current market value is around 1.2 Billion USD Conference series LLCorganizes 600+ International Conferences Every Year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and publishes 400+ Open Access Journals which contains over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members. Conference Highlights: • Pancreas/ Pancreatology • Pancreatitis • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) pancreas • Pancreatic Enzymes and Hormones • Pancreatic Diseases and Disorders • Pancreatic Tumors and Cancers • Pancreatitis Prognosis • Pancreatic Diagnosis • Pancreatic Surgery and Transplantation • Advanced Pancreatitis Treatment • Cell Therapy in Pancreatic Carcinoma • Pancreatic Stellate & Stem Cells • Entrepreneurs Investment Meet: Pancreas 2016 Conference Contact details: Kristy Jones Organizing Committee Assistant - Pancreas 2016 Gastroenterology Conferences T 650 268 9744 | M 702 508 5202 Email: pancreas@omicsgroup.com; pancreas@conferenceseries.net For more details about conference please visit: http://pancreas.conferenceseries.com
Website: http://pancreas.conferenceseries.com

Event Title: SHAMANIC HERBALISM: Animal Medicines, Plant Medicines with Matthew Wood
Sponsor: Earthwise Learning Center
Email: Click here to contact
Address: 3456 HWY 187 SOUTH
State / Province / Other: SOUTH CAROLINA
Zip / Postal Code: 29626
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 10/22/2016
End Date: 10/23/2016
Description: Closeness to Nature, animals, plants, and dreamtime are characteristics most frequently associated with the shamanic path. In this class we will learn about the three selves of the shamans: conscious, animal, and dream selves, and why they are so important. Then we will study medicine animals – the animals serve as the spokespersons, so to speak, of our natural self and our unconscious. As we do this we will study the corresponding medicine plants, because the most powerful plants are associated with medicine animals and we learn back and forth, from kingdom to kingdom. A few examples: bear (burdock, angelica, spikenard), elk and deer (wild bergamot and many mints, sumach, cleavers, dogwood---despite the name), rabbit (rabbit tobacco, nettle, wild yam), turtle (gravel root, boneset, oak, black walnut), wolf (agrimony, cinquefoil, true solomon’s seal), panther (valerian, catnip, chamomile, cramp bark), underwater panther/catfish (white water lily, blue flag, true and false solomon’s seal, marshmallow root, slippery elm, mucilages). 10am-5pm both days. Cost is $250. Early Bird price is $235 if paid in full with cash or check by September 1; otherwise, he $100 deposit is due September 1, the $150 balance is due October 1. Registration closes September 1. Registration info is on our website.
Website: http://earthwiselearningcenter.com

Event Title: European Gastroenterology Conference October 24-25, 2016 Valencia, Spain
Sponsor: sponsor
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: +1-650-268-9744
Address: 2360 Corporate Circle Suite 400 Henderson NV
City: united states
State / Province / Other: NEVADA
Zip / Postal Code: 89074
Category: Natural-Health
Start Date: 10/24/2016
End Date: 10/25/2016
Description: We cordially invite all the interested participants to European Gastroenterology Conference who are interested in sharing their knowledge and techniques in the arena of Gastroenterology during October 24-25, 2016 at Valencia, Spain. The conference is going to be organized around the theme “Exploring new dimensions of Gastroenterology”.
Website: http://gastroenterology.conferenceseries.com/europe/