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anyone in NW Pa or NE Ohio?

 
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Mother Earth News magazine has been holding fairs at Seven Springs, Pa for the last couple of years. The fairs are so popular that they have now spread to Washington state and Kansas. I have only heard good things about the event.

Here is a link:
http://www.motherearthnews.com/fair/info.aspx#axzz2UsN7CkoI
 
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Go to http://www.motherearthnews.com/ and look toward the top. On the very right there is a small button you can pick on to find out more. They have a bunch of vendors and different presentations you can sit in on all day each day. The presentations are included in your ticket price.
 
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Sorry for not being around, busy at work, busy with trying to get work done around here. If anyone would like to visit we hope to be out in the garden this Sunday afternoon. typically we get home from church and have some lunch before we get outside, so mid to late afternoon feel free to drop by. If it is raining we will most likely canning turkey. Just a warning, we bought an old place that still needs a lot of clean up, we also don't follow what you see here! We come from a philosophy more focused on preparedness and sustainability than possibly what is more the norm here. If you want to stop by this Sunday we are at 16643 Inlet Road, between Dicksonburg and harmonsburg.
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I immediately added Mother Earth to my favorites links... glad I asked - that looks like a nice gathering to check out

Has anyone taken this course by chance?

http://www.permaculturedesigntraining.com/courses

Spirko mentioned it, so I looked it up - I think it might be a fabulous place for a beginner like me to check things out, but want some feedback if anyone has looked into it.

I guess I truly have nothing to lose since it is free which happens to be my favorite number of all!

 
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I wanted to say thank you to Kent and his wife for opening up their garden for a visit yesterday. It was nice to meet someone in person and trade ideas. It was also great to see in action some of the things that I am just starting to try on my own property (Back to Eden style gardening). As Kent and Christine commented and I fully agreed with them, it is nice to not feel like you are on an island alone out there in this.

Thanks again!
 
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I live in Mansfield Ohio which is between Columbus and Cleveland. We have Kingwood gardens here and Louis Bromfield's Malabar Farm.
 
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Columbus Ohio but i am looking (everyday!!) for a couple of acres on which to retire.
 
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Welcome Jodi. Where are you looking for your property at?
 
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greetings all

I joined this list late last year and haven't touched it since I did
in the mean time, Leah, my better half, kicked me so hard in the ass that I finally managed to get things rolling here at the farm
it's almost an all at once thing
trilliumcenter.org is where we put all our stories and updates about what's the what of things
at the moment we are working towards getting our greenhouse closed in before winter
of course just calling it a green house is far shy of it's reality
it's a 32x14' high tunnel connected to a 14x17' strawbale garden shop
we call it the Seedhouse
we are looking for folks who are interested in coming out to either help or just meet up
being in Paramedic School has officially killed all of my Saturdays until May but Sundays are mostly open
so let me know
ttfn
 
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Hi Charles-

So good to hear from permies so near by! Unfortunately, it will be a little while before I can make the trip / be useful. But would like to meet up some time. I'll send a purple moossage, with my contact info, details.

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kent smith wrote:anyone out there in either northwestern PA or Eastern Ohio?
Kent



Medina county, OH
 
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For anyone in the region who's interested, our strawbale building with rocket stove/thermal mass bench is coming together well.
Latest images can be found at trilliumcenter.org.
You'll find the rocket stove story and then just follow the link to our flickr page
 
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Noble county, oh.
 
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Charles Schiavone wrote:For anyone in the region who's interested, our strawbale building with rocket stove/thermal mass bench is coming together well.
Latest images can be found at trilliumcenter.org.
You'll find the rocket stove story and then just follow the link to our flickr page



Looks like you have alot of cool things coming together at your farm!

Would love to come to your place for monthly plant walks or some of your workshops.

This could be a good way to build up our local permie community

Keep us posted on what's happening and keep up the good work!

Rob
 
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im from western NY, but have family in erie and spent a lot of my life in the area and know alot of places in NW PA and ohio well
 
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Hi Christy!!

Welcome to permies!
FYI--I've lived in Buffalo, and travel through it and Erie, a few times a year, on my way to points in Northern NY, so I'm familiar with your area, somewhat.
I was a city-dweller without a car when in Buffalo, so did not know any farm areas there.

Glad to meet another permie in this region!

Best wishes!
Mariamne
 
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settling 112 acres in west kittanning, pa.
 
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I've recently moved to Ashtabula, Ohio.   I see most of the posts on this are very old.  Is there anyone near here around still?!  It would be great to find permies who are local to me.
 
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I am.
if you are interested in who "I" is, check out trilliumcenter.org/blog
we're teaching about herbalism, wilderness awareness, sustainable building, simplicity, intentionality, all manner of garbage now and again.
if nothing else, come by and meet the goats.
can't get much closer than Conneaut really. I mean, you could but not by much.
I've got a few posts on rocket stoves and cob on this forum as well
c
 
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I have to admit I found you guys out already!  You can be sure I will be out visiting very soon.  I have built a rocket stove myself and studied cob and other alternative building techniques.  Is your center a place where I could just drive on out there and stop in?

I have found out a LOT of cool and exciting things going on as far as growing things here.  Grounds for Growth and The Ashtabula Local Foods Council.  OH YA!  
 
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it's better to let us know ahead of time as we are often occupied with stuff and hard to find.
it's as easy as a quick email

charles@trilliumcenter.org

we know a few of the folks on the food council.
the seeds of what will be
 
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Beaver County Western Pa.
 
moose poop looks like football shaped elk poop. About the size of this tiny ad:
permaculture bootcamp - learn permaculture through a little hard work
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