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Permaculture and Survival Event in Cheyenne Wyoming. June 21st, 2014

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I would like to tell you about a Permaculture and Survival Event in Cheyenne Wyoming. June 21st, 2014 A Bee Friendly Company, INC. is teaming up with I.P.U.G. (a local prepping, homesteading, and survival group) to offer a one day course on the art of Permaculture and water catchment. The state of Wyoming is one of the largest suppliers of water west of the Mississippi. The Water just runs off the land here. We are going to show you how to make it crawl and soke into the land. To rehydrate the land will make the ground here more fertile and worth more. If we start slowing down the run off here in our state, there will be more water for all states.

Our Keynote speaker will be Nick Ferguson. Nick Ferguson (heard on The Survival Pod Cast Episode-1204) is a passionate and active permaculturist who is currently building his property into a Permaculture school called Permaculture Classroom. Before earning his PDC and Earthworks Course certification from Geoff Lawton (world renowned permaculturist and teacher), Nick grew up gardening, and he and his extended family were heavily into alternative agriculture. Nick now manages and cares for a multi-million dollar estate outside of a large metropolitan area. Nick’s real passion is teaching sustainable living systems and design, and for this reason he is building a Permaculture demonstration site, school, and sustainable farm.

This day long series of classes will be an amazing opportunity for you to receive extensive education on topics that will save you money, time, and provide valuable information on prepping for good times and bad. We have guest speakers coming to talk on several topics (Permaculture of course, Rain water catchment, Street and land water catchment, Plant companionship for the rocky mountains, offensive and defensive driving, Gold panning, Good food by Granola, and Some beekeeping tips) beyond just permaculture. This course is from 7am to 5pm+ with Q&A at the end. Nick will be here for the whole day, and available for a few mins of FREE consultation. The price for this course would not even cover a consultation from Nick. Getting information like this almost never comes at this price. We hope that you will attend and give yourself and your family the benefit of this valuable information! You can find out more by emailing A BEE Friendly Company, Inc. at We have 32 spots left out of the 50. Prices for the course are $175 for the day ($275 for couples)
come for FUN, FOOD, and Learning. Please share what you know with others.

The event is listed below by the URL link.


What is in the course? Lots of things that are not listed. FUN FUN FUN

7:00 am Coffee & coffee cake, meet and greet

7:30 am Nick on the art of permaculture, what it does, how it works

10:15 am 15 min break- talk to Nick- talk to others

10:30 am Amy Elben on companion planting for Wyoming

12:00 pm LUNCH: BLT greenery wraps
Sandwich meats and cheeses, Rolls
Stir fry chicken and vegetables
Lemon aid, Tea, and water
Slice of pie

1:30 pm Michael Jordan on water catchment

2:30 pm Nick Ferguson/Jim Jordan: Hands on earth works;
Swells & cover cropping

4:00 pm Snacks, Q & A with instructors & consultations (be nice and give everyone a chance with them), walk the 10 year plans for the URBAN HOMESTEAD that we will be at, and visit the products table.

6:00 pm “I don’t know where you’re going but you can’t stay here.”
END of the class and we hope you keep in touch for more events.

Drive Home Safely!

Maps and Driving instructions will be provided to course participants. For more information:

Email Or call 307-638-8440 to sign up

*** NOTES: Bring a shovel, gloves, & proper foot ware. We are going to make a swell so you can actually see how it works. There will be a small piece of equipment on site so think safety, bring vest if you have one.

* If you want more to eat or drink, bring it ( Example: an adult beverage AFTER the earthworks) but I am sure you will not leave my table hungry! NUMBER ONE THING, have a good Time! If you feel that you cannot contain yourself and behave in a respectful manner, don’t come. I think you know some of the people that will be here and I am sure they will help you leave.

Our Other Instructors and Presenters:

Amy Elben: A native Wyomingite, Amy is an herbalist here in Wyoming. She uses the art of permaculture to grow food and medicine on a small homestead here. She is one of the only people I know that is growing wolfberries (Goji berries), and aronia berries in this climate and altitude. She makes her own medicines, teaches alternative Medicines & Herbs, and works her land. Owner of The Farmacy she teaches people to "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." Amy will be giving a class on Companion Planting in Wyoming.

Christopher Di Cicco: Owner of Sol Survivor and Cross Fit Training facility ( in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Christopher has been rigorously and professionally instructing throughout the Combat Operators of the Department of Defense (DoD) for over 30 years. His Instructors have a cumulative 51 years of Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (S.E.R.E) and Rescue techniques under their belts. They instruct in Defensive Driving, High Risk of Isolation, and High Risk Environmental Survival.

Rob Twyford: This born and bred Wyoming Cowboy is a Hobby gold prospector. He owns one of the largest gold dredging systems that one can have before being considered a professional prospector. Rob, a member of GPAA (Gold Prospectors Association of America), is a Wyoming Mountain Man. He instructs on Panning for gold, camping for months, and living off the land with what is only in your pocket at the time.

Maija Smith: Owner of AllWays Granola ( Maija has a gluten free, sugar free base granola product! Using local raw honey and canola oil is a great fit for specific diets or lifestyles, ie. Vegan, paleo or gluten free. Each of her blends is made to order as well, so if you have any nut or fruit allergies, likes or dislikes, she will add or omit so you can still enjoy this wonderful granola to the fullest! Great for Preppers, survivalists, specific diets, or camping out, it is Allways Granola.

Michael Jordan: Owner of A BEE Friendly Company, Inc. founded I.P.U.G. His growing interest in self-preservation and the love of the earth has made him more than a beekeeper. One of the few called “Bee Activist”; his teaching on beekeeping has been heard all over the world. He has worked with Worlds of Wonder Discovery Channel, Bee’s Without Boarders, The Pearl Foundation, Boys & Girl scouts, various 4-H groups, The Rotary Club, and many youth programs ...teaching the lost art of beekeeping. His travels and stories of how biodynamic beekeeping and growing your own food can change the world will make you smile and cry. With his new type of bee hive, Michael hopes to put a bee hives everywhere. “When people tell me about green technology jobs and products, I laugh, because there is nothing greener then what I am. A beekeeper.”


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Make your reservations for this valuable and fun filled day of learning NOW,,,before the classes are completely filled. See the world, and your place in a whole new light! We look forward to seeing you in Cheyenne on June 21st.

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i hope to make this, going to look at my summer schedule and talk to some family in cheyenne to see if anyone else would be interested in attending with me:)
...hopefully the place i work in cheyenne will be looking spiffy come june, so i can at least show some pictures
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