Fibershed Author Event with the Institute of Urban Homesteading, this Thursday, 4/12/12

Fibershed Author Event with the Institute of Urban Homesteading, this Thursday, 4/12/12
What are the next steps we can take towards localization? Rebecca Burgess, founder of the Fibershed Movement and author of the book Harvesting Color, will answer the question “what if it were possible to wear 100% locally produced clothing?” Rebecca’s journey started with a year-long challenge to wear clothing whose fibers and dye plants… Read more »

City Chicks at the Ecology Center Bookstore 12/1/11!

City Chicks at the Ecology Center Bookstore 12/1/11!
This Thursday, join us for a discussion with author Patricia Foreman on chickens and how they can help city-dwellers live more sustainably. Pat’s new book, “City Chicks”, describes in detail how to develop your own “Chicken Have More Plan” for increased self-sufficiency. Learn how to create hyper-fertile soils to produce nutritious food from your garden.… Read more »

Living Wild: Native Plant Tasting and Book Signing 8/25/11

Living Wild: Native Plant Tasting and Book Signing 8/25/11
Join us for an evening with Alicia Funk to enjoy appetizers made from local native plants and sample wild fermented beverages. Learn how to process oak nuts (acorns) and other fall edibles, discover easy-to-grow native plants to add to the backyard this fall, and view original functional artwork from native plant materials. Copies of her… Read more »

The Natural Kitchen: Your Guide to the Sustainable Food Revolution (Author Event 11/14/10)

The Natural Kitchen: Your Guide to the Sustainable Food Revolution (Author Event 11/14/10)
Come hear author Deborah Eden Tull discuss her new, simple, revolutionary guide to mindful, sustainable food shopping, planning, preparation, cooking, and eating in the city. The Natural Kitchen picks up where The Urban Homestead books leave off and brings the lessons of sustainable living into the kitchen, where the daily choices we make involving food… Read more »