Classes & Workshops
|When:||View in Calendar » September 4, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:20 pm|
|Repeats:||Weekly on Thursday until December 12, 2014|
|Categories:||Classes Natural Building Permaculture|
ENVMT 20L (3 units) Code 44106
INSTRUCTOR: NIK BERTULIS
SRH; PLACE for Sustainable Living, & Field
Sat 9am-5:30pm 10/25-12/6
REGISTER AT: www.ecomerritt.org, (510) 434-3840
Hands on use of skills: A real world field course that identifies and works with the green building and design principles discussed in ENVMT 20.
Introduction to green, regenerative, and natural building materials and renovation utilizing resource conservation; solar, wind, and renewable energy systems; solid waste management and recycling; landscape design, water catchment and conservation; Class will tinker on a greenhouse, vertical farming system, storm water biofilter, greywater irrigation and rainwater harvesting.
|When:||View in Calendar » October 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Where:||View Map » PLACE for Sustainable Living, 1121 64th Street, Oakland,CA 94608, USA|
REGISTER with Living Mandala
Join us for a presentation, hands-on workshop, and interactive dialogue exploring the world of fungi, their powerful role in ecosystems, and how to cultivate edible and medicinal mushrooms at your home, garden, or farm! We will introduce participants to fungal biology, mycelial applications, and mushroom cultivation tecniques. Learn simple and proven techniques to grow edible and medicinal mushrooms in your backyard such as shitake, reishi, oyster, lion’s main and many others! Also learn how mushrooms can be utilized to restore damaged soil and ecosystems. Participants will leave with mushroom kits that will enable them to grow edible mushrooms at home! Read More.
INSTRUCTOR: Jay Ma is a holistic educator, regenerative design consultant, permaculture teacher, and social entrepreneur committed to creating ecological and cultural resiliency through living systems design principles. Jay is also a hobby mushroom farmer. As the founder and director of programs at Living Mandala, Jay works with holistic educators, businesses, communities and institutions designing, organizing, and promoting educational trainings, events, and initiatives for personal, ecological and social transformation in the pacific northwest, nationally, and internationally. Read More.