• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

How to support yourself as a "Permaculture Enthusiast"

 
Coralee Palmer
Posts: 82
5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
We have been wrestling with the problem of how to support yourself while you are trying to "Live Off the Land," for five years.

We have found ways that "Permaculture Enthusiasts " can work during the off season, on their land, and make enough money to support themselves for the rest of the year.

You never leave the land and have to get a job to support yourself and you do not have to know anything about Internet marketing.

The Sustainable Living Center of Oregon has developed a line of big ticket permaculture products. By attending a Workshop November 12 -19, 2017 you will learn how to build products during the winter and sell during the summer.  The cost of week long workshop is $495 plus your lodging.  Each of the products can be sold for more than the cost of the workshop.

This is a “hand on” workshop. You will build the products!  In essence, you will learn how to manufacture a line of products with no royalty, overrides, or franchisee fees.  Once you learn how to build these products, all the products are “Do It Yourself” products and can be manufactured with material that can be purchased at your local hardware store.  The prices listed below are suggested.  You may charge any price and you keep all the money.

The Following are some of the products that will be built, by you, during the workshop.  This is not a lecture Workshop.  All the material and tools will be furnished, but the furnished product stays at the Workshop.

The Chicken Sanctuary sells for $595/each




The Chicken Sanctuary will be demostrated at:


Winter Poultry & Homestead Faire
Admission Free
Lane County Event Center, Hall 1 & 3
February 11, 2017
796 W 13th Ave Eugene, Oregon 97402

Rent the Chicken Sanctuary with two chicken for 5 montsh for $495



Movable Earth pizza oven sells for $495/each



Year Around Self Wicking Yurt Cloche sell for $495




For more details on ALL the workshop products and opportunities

Go to www.2017fallworkshop.com
 
Coralee Palmer
Posts: 82
5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
One of the attendee of our workshops, Dean just did a venture of selling one of the Do it Yourself products.  It was a No Waste Chicken Feeders. 



It was not one of the big-ticket items.   It only sold for $25.   He made the Feeders while it was raining this winter in Oregon and sold them last Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 at the Oregon Poultry Swap in Eugene, Oregon.   He cleared $524 after expenses. 

Dean still has some left over.  If anybody want one for $25, FOB Lincoln City, OR.  Shipping & Handling in the United States $15. Email Dean@NoWasteFeeder.com 

This is not a lot of money, but for 6 hours works at the Swap and building feeders while it was raining, it pays some of the bills.

We are waiting for one of the participates of our Workshops to start selling or rent one of the big-tickets items like the Chicken Sanctuary.  The Chicken Sanctuary offer all the advantages of pasture free range eggs with the protection from predators.



Chicken Sanctuary consist of:
1. Day Time Tractor Dome with 71 sq ft of Pasture
2. Roosting Cube, with No Waste Feeder, Roll-a-Way Nest, & Auto Waterer
3. Weather Triangle & Extra Waterer


Four (4) Month Rates…....Rent*…..Purchase 
         
Basic Cube\Manual Door $400……$600
Roof & Auto Door 110v… $500……$750
Roof & Auto Door Solar....$550……$850
LED Winter Lights ………....$20……..$ 50

*The Rent Price (not purchase) includes
• Two (2) egg laying hens
• Chicken Feed 50 lbs

Within two days of the arrival, the chickens will lay eggs ready to use! 
Two (2) chickens should lay 8-14 eggs per week.


To find out more about Sustainable Living Product Chick Here to lean how you can support yourself on a Homestead
 
I think I'll just lie down here for a second. And ponder this tiny ad:
2017 Permaculture Design Course and Appropriate Technology Course at Wheaton Labs
http://richsoil.com/pdc
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!