Saturday, October 14th

6th Annual Permaculture Festival and Skill Share at the Old Stone House & Washington Park
10am – 2pm

Permaculture Forums

Brick oven cooking


Garden Walks – Food Forest, Pollinators,  Berry Yielding Shrubs, Herbs & Medicinals, Craft Plants, Compost, Flowers

Demos- Soap making, Plant-based Dye, Sheet Mulch, Foraged Boquets


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5th Annual Permaculture Skill Share & Festival at The Old Stone House
Saturday, October 15, 2016
10am – 4pm

Vendors of craft, health and eco-products, music, workshops, walks, talks and hands-on learning.




12th Annual Seed Celbration
February 6, 2016
The Old Stone House
10am – 3pm

4th Annual Permaculture Skill Share Festival
Saturday, October 3, 2015 10am – 4pm at the Old Stone House
Program Schedule
10am  Opening circle & statements
10am Pancake Breakfast outdoors

10:15am – 10:30am indoors then 10:30am – 11:30am outdoors
Interactive Workshop with Artichoke Dance Co.’s Lynn Neuman

10:30 – 11am indoors
Earthen Plasters
Mirielle Lamaine & Greg Todd

11am – 12pm indoors
Power Perennials: Superheroes in the Garden
Lecture and Q & A with upstate farmer Daphne Boss Ayalon

12pm – 1pm  indoors
Making Tinctures and Salves with Liz Scholl of Blue Lotus Botanicals

1pm – 1:30pm indoors & 1:30 – 2pm outdoors
Pollinators and other Beneficial Insects in Brooklyn Gardens
Photo Talk and Field Walk with Garden Designer Cindy Goulder

1:30 – 3pm OUTDOOR MUSIC
Bev Grant, Mark Allen Berube and Carolann Solebello
3pm Kevin Nathaniel Hylton

2pm – 2:30pm indoor then 2:30 – 4pm outdoor
Forage: Food is Medicine
Talk indoors followed by outdoor field study with Dan de Lion

3pm – 4pm Permaculture Circle

ON SITE- at table and field – SKILL SHARES
Sheet Mulch in the Farm Garden with Elizabeth Onorato

Urban Tree Health
Field study with Aaron Smith of Arborpolitan (meet at the front gate)

Worm bin, garden stories, leaf art, seed cleaning & more
with Sustainable Queens’ Anandi Premali & Friends

Gowanus Canal Conservancy Table
Plant propagation techniques, All Day Design Charrette

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture – Seed Mosaics

Natural Dye Plants Table with Textile Art Center’s Lexxy Hill

Brick Oven Baking with Jace Harker
Earth Oven conversation with Mirielle Lamaine and Greg Todd

Mud Village’s Ephemeral Piazza  & mud Ball Ball Skill Share with MoS Collective’s Dee Dee Maucher
– Beneficial MudBalls Revitalizing waterways with Dee Dee Maucher and Shig Matsukawa,
– Seed Balls with Ted Hall
Recycling – TerraCycle Collection with Rhonday Keyser & Debby Lee Cohen

Sheet Mulch & Compost Techniques
in the Farm garden with Elizabeth Onorato

Compost with Pieranna Pieroni

Soaps, Salves & Tinctures
with Blue Lotus Botanical’s Elizabeth Scholl

Vokashi Waste Solutions – Japanese fermented waste systems

ArborVitae School of Traditional Medicine with Anne Weisen

Information on climate change and climate actions

John Paul Learn plants (not confirmed)

The Indoor Plant Society (not confirmed)

Halloween Costume Swap
Garden and Cookbook trade

Tree walk – self guided

Community Information table for presenters