FORAGING STUDY GROUPS AND WILD SOUPS BY THE FIREPLACE Forager Barbara Roch will be holding Foraging Study Groups and Wild Soups by the Fireplace the second Saturday of each month from 11am -1 pm. The following dates are Feb. 13, Mar. 12, April 9. Barbara will discuss what local edible plants and roots are available and how to harvest… Continue reading Foraging Study Groups
Michelle Baggerman – Precious Waste from Robert Andriessen on Vimeo. Let’s discuss the video here here
Considering starting a backyard flock, but not sure how to go about it? Join KFPL staff, staff from the City of Kingston, and other urban agriculture enthusiasts for an evening of information sharing and networking. Hear about the bylaws governing backyard hens in the City of Kingston, find out where to get birds and learn… Continue reading KFPL Live Speakers Series: Backyard Hens
Do you have a bunch of dull knives in your kitchen? Or a tool you no longer use because it has lost it’s edge? Join us Wednesday January 27th at 7pm for a sharpening demo! You’ll also get the chance to try your hand at sharpening your own knife or tool. As always, please feel free to bring… Continue reading Knife/Tool Sharpening demo!
Here is an interesting article that talks about how agroforestry could help decrease the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. According to France’s estimates, a “.4 percent annual growth rate of the soil carbon stock would make it possible to stop the present increase in atmospheric CO2.”
Join us November 25th to share your permaculture thoughts and ideas at our monthly networking meeting. Everyone welcome, so invite your friends!! Where: 221 Montreal St. When: Wednesday Nov. 25th Time: 7 pm
This month Long Road Eco Farm will host a tour of their walk-in basement cold cellar. As we go through the tour, there will be talk of the planning, building materials and some of the challenges that arose during their construction. There will be lots of time to mingle and ask questions. Please come and… Continue reading Cold cellar tour!
OPEN HOUSE at Edible Forest Farm and Nursery in Inverary! Come see our Permaculture Project at the farm and nursery. We will be doing two open house tours (see details below): Egg and Meat Chickens Pigs in the Woods Mushroom Logs Sugar Shack HugelKultur Beds Key-line plowing designs Poly-culture planting and More….. Date: Sunday July… Continue reading Edible Forest Farm and Nursery, Open House: Sunday July 26th!
This month’s discussion will be on Rocket Mass Heaters and Masonry Stoves. One of our members, Bob, took a course on the subject and will be presenting on why rocket stoves are efficient, the various styles and the basics of how they work. A discussion will follow. We’ll meet this Sunday, July 12th at 4… Continue reading July Meeting: Rocket Mass Heater
Together with the Endeavour Centre, Andrew Brunning is leading a Rocket Mass Heater workshop in a Cordwood home near Peterborough Ontario. They will be integrating a Batch Box firebox in the style of Peter Van den Berg. The system will include a bake oven and heated bench and they will be discussing and covering the… Continue reading Rocket Mass Heater Workshop with Endeavour Centre