Monday, June 22, 2009

Permaculture Workshops on Energy and Green Building - June 27 and 28!

I just received a tip-off from Baltimore's own Red Clover Collective about yet another amazing set of workshops at Heathcote. Solar ovens and cob houses are the projects in store!

Sustainable Energy Strategies

Saturday, June 27

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Heathcote Community, Freeland, MD

Permaculture offers practical strategies for addressing the problems of peak oil and climate change. Learn about energy conservation, renewable energy systems, and appropriate technology. The workshop includes a hands-on solar siting exercise and a solar cooker demonstration.

Green Building and Community Design

Sunday, June 28

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Heathcote Community, Freeland, MD

This workshop will cover energy efficient building design, techniques for building with natural materials, and strategies for designing sustainable communities ranging in size from small ecovillages to cities. The workshop includes a tour of Heathcote Community’s new strawbale residence and a cob building demonstration.

Tuition is a sliding scale, $60-$100. Work exchange and financial aid is available. For more information or to register contact Karen Stupski at or 410-357-9523. For information about Heathcote see

Workshop co-sponsors are School of Living, Heathcote Community, Dancing Green, Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, Herring Run Watershed Association, and Gaia MARC.

Our residential immersive Permaculture Design Course scheduled for July 17-August 2! For a full course description see:

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