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: Catering Services in Toronto for Promotional Models
Sponsor: Proven
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Address: The Concierge Club
City: Toronto
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: M5V1A8
Category: Cooking-and-Food-Preservation
Start Date: 01/17/2015
End Date: 02/17/2015
Description: The Concierge Club – Corporate Event Staffing Alberta Provides promotional models and professional catering staff for a variety of events. We also provide waiters,bartenders and event director. To Know more about our Spokesmodels Visit: http://www.theconciergeclub.ca/event-staffing-toronto/
Website: http://www.theconciergeclub.ca/event-staffing-

Event Title: Guelph Organic Conference
Sponsor: Various Sponsors
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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: Beginning Beekeeping Class- Learn Beekeeping!
Sponsor: Stark County Beekeepers Association
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Address: 5712 12th St NW
City: Canton
State / Province / Other: OHIO
Zip / Postal Code: 44708
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 02/07/2015
End Date: 02/07/2015
Description: Here's your opportunity to learn how to keep bees for yourself! Our 1-day school is considered by many to be one of, if not the best schools in the state. For $25, you can't beat the price! You will learn everything from A to Z about getting started, be given a book, lunch, be connected with a mentor and have opportunity to purchase or make all the tools and supplies you need to get started all in one place. Do it! Stark Beekeepers Presents our 18th annual Basic Beekeeping Class on February 7th. Sign Up at the Stark Parks Website:http://reservations.starkparks.com/programs/?id=4990
Website: http://reservations.starkparks.com/programs/?id=4990

Event Title: Planning Your Veggie Garden Workshop
Sponsor: NuGenesis Farm
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Phone: 800-969-3588
Address: N68 W33208 County Road K
City: Oconomowoc
State / Province / Other: WISCONSIN
Zip / Postal Code: 53066
Category: Organic-Gardening
Start Date: 02/07/2015
End Date: 02/07/2015
Description: Come learn how to plan a great vegetable garden that will provide you with healthy, organic produce all season long. Explore the many different veggie varieties, how to start seeds, where to locate your garden, how much to plant, when to plant and much, much more. Extensive handouts will be provided. $15 recommended donation. To learn more and register, visit www.nugenesisfarm.org or call (1-800) 969-3588.
Website: http://www.nugenesisfarm.org

Event Title: Brand Ambassadors Conference
Sponsor: Proven
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Address: The Concierge Club
City: Toronto
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: M5V1A8
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 02/14/2015
End Date: 02/15/2015
Description: The Concierge Club – Corporate Event Staffing Alberta Provides promotional models and professional catering staff for a variety of events. We also provide waiters,bartenders and event director. To Know more about our Spokesmodels Visit: http://www.theconciergeclub.ca/event-staffing-toronto/
Website: http://www.theconciergeclub.ca/event-staffing-

Event Title: Companion Planting: Why Do Tomatoes Love Marigolds?
Sponsor: Kris Isom & Sheilia Canada 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: 02/28/2015
End Date: 03/01/2015
Description: We will go over how companion plants help each other grow, maximize garden space, prevent pest problems, and attract beneficial insects. Following these ancient gardening techniques will help you have a stronger connection to your personal garden environment and help you be a wiser and more sustainable organic gardener.
Website: http://www.tagawagardens.com

Event Title: Permaculture Design Course, Weekend Series
Sponsor: Sowing Solutions
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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
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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: Moon Gardening
Sponsor: Kris Isom & Sheilia Canada 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: 03/14/2015
End Date: 03/15/2015
Description: In this free class learn about the ancient history of utilizing the phases of the moon & planets in your vegetable & flower gardens from the indigenous peoples of the world. Organic gardeners and ‘Back to the Land-ers’ are reviving this technique to increase seed germination and to produce heavier crop yields. We will help you to understand the Lunar & Astrological Calendars to that you can take advantage of their helpful influence in your vegetable & flower gardens.
Website: http://www.tagawagardens.com

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
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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
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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
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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

Event Title: Grassroots Herbal Program: Exploring the Art, Tradition, & Practice of Folk Herbalism, Year 2: Deepening Your Practice
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: 04/25/2015
End Date: 10/25/2015
Description: Centro Ashé is excited to deepen our offerings for our Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, a community based herbal program. We believe it is as important as ever to continue to work towards putting herbal medicine in the hands of the people! This program offers our community a chance to explore folk herbalism with a second year that is meant to deepen our practice of herbalism. Participants must have either completed our first year of the Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness Program, or have a strong foundation in herbalism. Homework will be assigned between classes. 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-2.html

Event Title: Maryland Permaculture Design Certification Course (Weekend Series)
Sponsor: Centro Ashé Farm
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 240-581-0484
Address: 1620 Chester Avenue
City: Bryans Road
State / Province / Other: MARYLAND
Zip / Postal Code: 20616
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 05/07/2015
End Date: 10/08/2015
Description: A 12 Day Certification Course with instructor Eric Kelly of Charm City Farms! Dates: May 7-10, August 27-30, October 1-4 from 10-4:30 Cost: Just $450 before February 20, $550 after! The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is a training program that utilizes the teachings of Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Design System based on the study of nature and design systems implemented by indigenous and land based communities over thousands of years. The goal is to achieve a basic working understanding in ecologically-based planning, site design and management. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Permaculture principles, applications & design practices. Key skills and proficiencies learned include: surveying, communications, IT and web skills, preparing maps and plans, practical gardening, composting, soil management, animal systems, natural building, implementation planning, design graphics, client brief, concept and detail drawings, report writing, botany, propagation, food forests and orchards, native plants, integrated pest and weed management, planning food security, small crop production – vegetables, herbs, spices, craft plants, harvest and post harvest, storing and preserving crops, wild foods and restoration ecology, soil food web, seed saving and managing a seed bank, biochar, animal systems, and more. This course will have a practical holistic orchard design and installation practicum. Please visit our site for more information on the course, and the instructor. Feel free to contact Molly Meehan, from Centro Ashé Farm, with any questions.
Website: http://www.centroashe.org/maryland-permaculture-design-course.html

Event Title: International Conference on the "Agricultural and Environment for Sustainable Development' (ICAESD 2015)
Sponsor: National Research Centre
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Phone: 01224269551
Address: National Research Centre: El-Threer Street, National Research Centre, Dokki,Egypt. Tel: 00202/ 33371362; 33371499 (Work)
City: Cairo
State / Province / Other: OTHER COUNTRIES
Zip / Postal Code: -
Category: Nature-and-Environment
Start Date: 05/25/2015
End Date: 05/27/2015
Description: ICAESD 2015 is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Agricultural and Environment for Sustainable Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. This conference will also include exhibition, scientific papers from the national & international academia/research institutes solely involved in the identified themes and sub-theme.
Website: http://agricultural-nrc.org/

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: 2015 Straw Bale Workshop
Sponsor: The Year of Mud
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Phone:
Address: 214 Mallory Spring
City: Berea
State / Province / Other: KENTUCKY
Zip / Postal Code: 40403
Category: Green-Homes-and-Natural-Building
Start Date: 07/12/2015
End Date: 07/18/2015
Description: Come join us in July 2015 for a comprehensive 7 day Straw Bale Workshop outside Berea, Kentucky, where you’ll learn valuable skills you need to build your own straw bale home. You’ll get hands-on practice stacking, securing, and pinning bales, and plastering the walls with local clay plaster mixed on-site. Unlike other similar courses, we maintain a high instructor to student ratio, creating a very personalized atmosphere, and ensuring that everyone will be fully engaged. This is much more than a mere introductory course, it is a full immersion in straw bale construction techniques and strategies. Come enjoy the awesome experience of working and learning with other enthusiastic people on an inspiring homestead in the beautiful foothills of Appalachia!
Website: http://www.theyearofmud.com/natural-building-workshops/straw-bale-workshops/

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

Event Title: 4th Annual Mid-America Homesteading Conference
Sponsor: Antiquity Oaks LLC
Email: Click here to contact
Phone: 815-358-2450
Address: Joliet Junior College
City: Joliet
State / Province / Other: ILLINOIS
Zip / Postal Code: 60431
Category: Modern-Homesteading-Skills
Start Date: 09/05/2015
End Date: 09/05/2015
Description: Increase your self-reliance by learning how to raise livestock, keep bees, garden, and preserve the harvest. Network with others who have similar goals, and get inspired by those who are already doing what you want to do!
Website: http://www.homesteadingconference.com