July permaculture public meeting: At our last business meeting, we decided to formalize some of the organizing positions within our Permaculture Kingston group. We’d like to take this opportunity to invite all members of our community to fill these positions (see below) to help us move forward on our goals of education and relationship-building around… Continue reading July public meeting
This month’s meeting will be an urban permaculture design case study. We will look at a small plot and go through the steps of coming up with a design. When: Thursday, June 30th Where: Kingston Integrated Healthcare Clinic, 541 Palace Rd. Kingston Time: 6:30 pm Cost: Free
This month’s gathering will be held at Miku Valley Farm. We will look at the different permaculture projects they have going on. You can find out more about the farm at www.miku.ca When: Monday, May 30th Where: 130 Quabbin Hill Road Time: 6:30 pm Cost: Free
Join us this Wednesday March 30th for a networking meeting! Meet like minded folk and share your spring and summer ideas! When: Wednesday March 30th Where: 242 Wellington St. (apt. above Wellington Acupuncture & Massage) Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
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