News and Articles

11

Jan

2016

Permaculture Cooperative Startup

Author: merlinuhl
Hello Spokane Permaculture community, I'd like to share a new permaculture designed technology that we invented, patented and are currently building. We are seeking support for the start up of a cooperative greentech industry to build it and supply the world with small-scale, closed loop, self-sustainable energy production! http://igg.me/at/MR-NEEDS-GreenTech/x/11113956 Check out the 15 min Short-umentary and the read story plus perks! (If you have a hard time hearing the audio, use headphones.) Please share this link with your friends and have them contribute too! "A person with $1 million can do a lot... but a million people with $5 can do a lot more!" -D. Bruce
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11

Aug

2015

TREE FODDER FOR LIVESTOCK

Pollarding Trees

Author: Annie M

I've discovered a Facebook Group titled Tree Hay.  There's a good discussion on the Regarians Facebook page re: pollarding trees to feed animals.  Take a look at this YouTube video too.

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11

May

2015

There's Still Time to Register for the Permaculture Design Course May 23 to June 7 near Spokane

It's one of the most affordable PDCs in the U.S.

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9

May

2015

Can anyone help Skeeter at the Spokane Herbal Fair?

Michael Pilarski is looking for help running his booth at the Spokane Herbal Fair on May 17, Sunday.

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26

Apr

2015

April Large Rural Project Meeting

Get together on Sunday 4/26 @ 2pm

Author: Annie M
At our last meeting we discussed a tour of Greentree Naturals  (the 1st organic farm in the Sandpoint area, I believe) for our April meeting.
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1

May

2015

Lease Your Lawn Cooperative Farm

How It Came About, Where We Are, & What It Means To You

Author: merlinuhl


HEY YOU!!!

 

What do riding a bike, 100 acre farming and community based industry have in common?

EVERYTHING!!!

Learn how exercise will produce large volumes of local, organically grown, nutritious food while being an industry model. If you are passionate about low cost solutions that address poor health via poor nutrition, food deserts, and underserved people come be amazed by what is being done and where it is going, with a whole new look at farming as a green bio industry.

Bruce-Ruhl Design will present on LYL CoOp Farm, a decentralized bio-powered urban agribusiness in the city limits on:

Friday, May 1st at 5:30pm

 at WSU Riverpoint campus in the Student Affairs Center room 147.

Lecture title is: Lease Your Lawn Cooperative Farm: How It Came About, Where We Are, & What It Means To You. The lecture is academic in nature intending to be 35-45 minutes with a Q &A session to follow. This event is campus-wide, free, and open to the public.

Visit www.spokanelylcoopfarm.wordpress.com

 

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11

Apr

2015

Tumtum Permaculture Design Course: Early Bird Reduced Admission Ends April 15

Inland Northwest Permaculture Guild's Permaculture Design Course
May 23 to June 7 Near Spokane, WA.
Early bird course fee before April 15: $850. After April 15: $950.
Early bird couple rate: $750 each. After April 15: $850.
Other payment options and details on the INPG website:
http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com/
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22

Feb

2015

Change in Start Time: We'll Begin at 1:00PM LEARN HOW TO BUTCHER A CHICKEN

Demonstration and Hands On Practice in Butchering a Chicken.

Author: Annie M

Join us February 22nd (4th Sunday meeting) at 1:00PM for a hands on workshop.  Cara Hagar will demo how to butcher a chicken.  Anyone who wants to (and brings a chicken to butcher) will have a chance for hands on participation. The workshop will be held at the home of Pat and Andrea Johns. If you bring birds to butcher please withhold food for 24 hrs prior to butchering. It's important for the crop to empty prior to butchering. Do not withhold water. 


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9

Feb

2015

cooperative regional tree and plant order

Inland Northwest Permaculture Guild is providing on-line ordering as a service

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20

Feb

2015

One Day Workshop with Michael (Skeeter) Pilarski

Increasing crop diversity & productivity on small farms

Author: Cara

1000 Crops for NW growers.   A one-day workshop by Michael Pilarski

WSU CoOp Extension Office

222 N. Havana St, Rooms ABC

Spokane, WA

Friday, February 20, 2015  9am - 4pm   

Suggested donation $20 - $50.  Bring a brown bag lunch and send an email that you're coming to:  friendsofthetrees@yahoo.com

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