Toby Hemenway passed away Dec 20, 2016 at the age of 64. Toby was a wonderful mentor, ally and permaculture teacher to me and I’ll miss him tremendously. Toby was remarkable in several ways. His research, teaching and writing have helped many people get a handle on what permaculture can be, both on a personal and community level. He […]
Just before the holiday break, I’m joining Montessori friends to make Lavender Bath Salts with Casa students and parents. Elementary students will work on propagating baby spider plants to grow indoors over the winter. Spider plants are a great beginner plant – fun because they tolerate a wide range of conditions and they make lots of babies […]
I’m writing a monthly piece on fruit and veg that I love to grow and eat. I share recipes, tips on how to grow and fun facts. This month’s post is on cabbage! Check it out on the Hoffmann Hayes blog!
Sun Aug 14, 5-7:30pm, Wakefield Community Centre, QC • Permaculture lessons from the field • Designing & growing gardens that strengthen community • Hands-on techniques – compost tea, worm composting, seed balls • Community building fun! 5-6pm Potluck-bring a dish to share with four or more! (Beverages provided) RSVP at 819/459-1296 or firstname.lastname@example.org Eco Echo members […]
SAT JUNE 3 Join us at The Backyard Farm & Market, from 9 am to 1 pm, for carefully sourced, locally grown and and made food. We’ll have music, a healthy food eco-kitchen, and gardening too! We’re looking for volunteers to help open and close the market, and much else besides. Learn more here.