Drew Carlson

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The 2016 Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence is happening on August 5th-7th. The convergence will be hosted by Kinstone, a beautiful piece of property featuring monolithic stone structures and various Permaculture courses. The schedule with session listings has just been posted to the website Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence

Tickets are sliding scale $75 - $175 which includes access to all sessions and lunch + dinner Saturday and Lunch on Sunday.

The convergence this year features a great diversity of sessions covering topics such as: Restorative Permaculture (Bryce Ruddock); Mushroom Cultivation for culinary, medicinal and remediation (Tavis Lynch); Silvopasture (Grant Schultz), Integrating herbs into you life and the land (Johanna O'Tingham); Whole Hog Butchery and Processing (Dan Solberg); Hybrid Hazelnuts (Karen Vaneck); Compost Tea (Rob Woodworth); Fermentation (Laura Poe) and many more.

Video of sessions from last year's convergence are available free of charge at our Youtube channel. These videos were recorded by Rick Larsen who volunteered his time.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTb68c8PgFKCDoCYMiklJ9w/videos
2 years ago
We will be bringing in Zach Weiss of Elemental Ecosystems and Holzer Permaculture to lead a two day earth stable workshop.

When: August 8th - 9th
Location: Rio, Wisconsin
Cost: Early Bird $200 (Ends June 30th) then $250

For more information check out the workshop webpage.

http://www.wisconsinpermacultureconvergence.com/earth-stable-workshop/

Drew
3 years ago
Hello Everyone!

I am posting to let everyone know about the Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence which will be happening on August 28th - 29th of this year. Last years was a big hit and people had a blast. We have some awesome speakers and sessions this year. Our Keynote speaker this year will be Pandora Thomas. We have sessions covering Holistic Farming, Herbal First Aid, Building a Biomeiler (Compost Hot Water Heater) for Wisconsin's Climate, Fermentation, Using Permaculture in Leadership Roles and much more! For more information check out the website. Oh and did I mention it is a sliding scale fee starting at $50! This includes free camping, lunch and dinner Saturday and lunch on Sunday.

http://www.wisconsinpermacultureconvergence.com/

We will also be bring in Zach Weiss from Elemental Ecosystems to lead a Sepp Holzer style Earth Stable workshop on August 8th - 9th. Early bird pricing is $200 which ends June 30th. After June 30th the price will be $250.

http://www.wisconsinpermacultureconvergence.com/earth-stable-workshop/

Thanks!
Drew
3 years ago
Hello Everyone!

The Madison Area Permaculture Guild (Wisconsin) has set a date for the 2015 Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence. It will be held August 28th - 30th. We are working out location details and have a meeting setup for this next week. You can get facebook updates at the following link. The convergence last year was just plain awesome and we expect this year to be even better!

https://www.facebook.com/wipermacultureconvergence
We have just setup an Indiegogo campaign to help "upgrade" the Biomeiler workshop! Please consider chipping in a buck, two or ten! We have setup some delightful perks.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/biomeiler-extravaganza/x/7299428
4 years ago
Hello!

The Madison Area Permaculture Guild is putting on a Compost Heater workshop on October 25th and 26th of this year. The compost heater will be used to heat a greenhouse through the winter. We have been studying the information and guidance from compostpower.org and have purchase Gaelen Brown's book on compost heating. Come learn with us and construct a large compost heater over the weekend. More event details can be found at our brownpapertickets webpage where you can purchase tickets to the workshop. Two day workshop with lunch provided both Saturday and Sunday is $50 or if you can only make it for one day it is $35 with lunch included. There is room to tent and room for RVs (no hookups).

Tickets and Additional Info Here:
http://compostheater.brownpapertickets.com/

Facebook Event Here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1556593257907228/

Warmly,
Drew
Madison Area Permaculture Guild Workshop Coordinator
dcarl335@gmail.com
4 years ago
Hello!

The Madison Area Permaculture Guild is putting on a Compost Heater workshop on October 25th and 26th of this year. The compost heater will be used to heat a greenhouse through the winter. We have been studying the information and guidance from compostpower.org and have purchase Gaelen Brown's book on compost heating. Come learn with us and construct a large compost heater over the weekend. More event details can be found at our brownpapertickets webpage where you can purchase tickets to the workshop. Two day workshop with lunch provided both Saturday and Sunday is $50 or if you can only make it for one day it is $35 with lunch included.

Tickets and Additional Info Here:
http://compostheater.brownpapertickets.com/

Facebook Event Here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1556593257907228/

Warmly,
Drew
Madison Area Permaculture Guild Workshop Coordinator
4 years ago
Hello All!

The Madison Area Permaculture Guild is considering putting together a Rocket Mass Heater Workshop in October just north of Madison Wisconsin. Would anyone be interested in this workshop if we put it on?

Thanks,
Drew

Madison Area Permaculture Guild
4 years ago
Hello All,

I know this is last minute and I should have posted this a while ago. The Madison Area Permaculture Guild is hosting the first ever Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence June 27th - 29th outside of Rio, WI. This is a weekend of workshops, networking and good old fun. We have music and a community meal scheduled for Saturday night and a presentation by Peter Allen (lived on Mark Shepards farm and raised livestock but now he has his own propoerty) on Friday night. The website is below. You can register online there. If you have any questions PM me. Oh and it is only $50 bucks!

www.dcarl335.wix.com/wipermieconvergence

Thanks!
Drew
4 years ago
Hello Everyone!

The Madison Area Permaculture Guild is organizing the first annual Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence. There is still room left. Information can be found at the website below.

www.dcarl335.wix.com/wipermieconvergence

Drew

4 years ago