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May 2017

Aromas of Gardening: From the sweet to the stink, a workshop on herbs and composting

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Intro to Permaculture Design II: Spring

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MUD Central, 1527 Wyoming St
Missoula, 59801 United States
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This course, The Seeds of Change will present the foundations of Permaculture design as science, art, and as a lifestyle. Permaculture will be presented as an analytical guidance system for creating and implementing solutions through intentional observation and action, working with-in nature and with the rhythm of┬áseasonal cycles, in order to create sustainable individual and societal relationships with people, planet and profits. Curriculum will cover the 12 Principles, 3 Ethics, and 7 Layers of Permaculture; introduce methods for observing and…

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June 2017

Backyard Chicken Care

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Moon-Randolph Homestead, 1515 Spurlock Rd
Missoula, MT 59802 United States
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This June, join MUD and the Moon-Randolph Homestead in two family friendly workshops: Backyard Chicken Care (June 10) & Hand Tool Restoration (June 17). Co-superintendents of the Western Montana Fair Poultry department Laura Denitto and Kristin Whisennand will teach kids, parents, and all who are interested, about the key needs and considerations to having a healthy backyard chicken flock. You'll learn about city regulations, basics of chicken care, what to expect when having a couple of hens around your home,…

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Hand Tool Restoration: Family Friendly Workshop

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Moon-Randolph Homestead, 1515 Spurlock Rd
Missoula, MT 59802 United States
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This June, join MUD and the Moon-Randolph Homestead in two family friendly workshops: Backyard Chicken Care (June 10) & Hand Tool Restoration (June 17). Montana Conservation Corps' Crew Leaders will teach the basics of sharpening, rehandling, and caring for your old hand tools. Whether it's shovels, picks, axes, you name it, we can give your tools a little love. We hope to restore some of the Moon-Randolph's old tools and MUD's Tool Library inventory, so you can still join in…

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July 2017

Bicycle Generator Workshop

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free Cycles, 732 S 1st St W
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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At this free workshop, join artist Kyle Eding to turn a bicycle and some easy-to-find parts into a working generator capable of charging phones or other battery powered electronics. Participatns will discuss the principles of energy and how to harness it with household scraps. The generator built during this workshop will be part of a larger human-powered sculpture. Come to get hands-on building a bike generator. Open to all ages.

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Intro to Permaculture Design Part 3 : Summer/Natural Building & Design

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MUD Central, 1527 Wyoming St
Missoula, 59801 United States
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Part 3 of our series, Rebuilding Our Eco-culture, will present the foundations of Permaculture as a system for intentionally designing and implementing solutions to address the pressing environmental and social issues facing our society, for future generations of all life. In this Summer/Natural Building & Design workshop, the group will discuss how to design and build eco-cultural structures, which conserve, preserve and responsibly steward the Earth's finite resources, and our shared waters, soils, and air. As our hands-on component, the…

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