Our 2012 MREA Energy Fair Workshop Schedule

Fair Dates:  Fri.-Sun., June 15-17
Please join us at one of our 8 workshops… 
Link: Download or Print .PDF of our Schedule 
Link: The MREA Website – All about the Fair 

All 200+ workshops at the Energy Fair are free to attend…!!! 
The Energy Fair is one of the largest events of its kind in the world.  If you’ve never been to it and are interested in ‘all things sustainable’… this is the fair…!!!  

Here are the 8 workshops that we will be teaching.

FRIDAY

Introduction to Permaculture:
Learn what permaculture is and how to apply this brilliant approach to ecological design to your own life and community.
Friday 11:00 a.m. in Green Tent; (Becky Wilson and Milton Dixon)

Small-scale Permaculture Farming:
Creating a small-scale farm, inspired by permaculture thinking and design can be done on 5 acres, 1 acre, or on a suburban/urban lot.  Grow food. Care for the land.  Feed people.
Friday 11:00 a.m. in Sustainable Tables Tent. (Bill Wilson)

 

SATURDAY

The Four Fires of Group Work:
People often get together with dreams of starting a group, a community or a business only to be surprised and disappointed when it falls apart. They didn’t navigate the 4-fires of group work. 
Saturday 11:00 a.m. in Black Tent. (Bill Wilson)

Introduction to Transition Town Movement:
Communities creating authentic ways to obtain their food, energy, income, housing and happiness from their own local areas.
Saturday 2:00 p.m. in White Tent.  (Becky Wilson and Milton Dixon)

Suburban and Urban Permaculture: 
People in the cities and suburbs are learning how to produce their own fruit, vegetables, herbs, honey, mushrooms, chicken, wines, beer, and more. Incorporating permaculture design reduces work and increases success.
Saturday 2:00 p.m. in Green Tent. (Bill Wilson)

Introduction to Permaculture:
Learn what permaculture is and how to apply this brilliant approach to ecological design to your own life and community.
Saturday 5:00 p.m. in Sustainable Tables Tent (Bill Wilson)

 

SUNDAY

A Permaculture Approach to Renewable Energy: 
Unconventional but inspiring energy harvests from simple biomass sources as part of a permaculture designed landscape, homestead or community.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. in Black Tent. (Bill Wilson)

Creating a Community Garden — Permaculture Style: 
Approaching community gardening from a permaculture perspective offers a wide new range of long-term possibilities. (We recommend “Introduction to Permaculture” and “The Four Fires of Group Work” to get the most out of this community garden workshop.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. in White Tent. (Bill Wilson)

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