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Intelligent Design for Sustainability


Free Movie Presentation: Laundry to Landscape

Movie Presentation_Laundry to Landscape-PPI 1Jun16 flyerWednesday, June 1, 7:00-8:30pm. Livingston Public Library. Free.

Video by Art Ludwig, author of Create an Oasis with Greywater

A 30-minute discussion will follow the movie.

Please contact Mona at 406-222-9999 with any questions.



Paradise Transition Garden Phase 2:
Watering with Rainwater and Greywater

Saturday, June 4, 9am-5pm. $60.

PPI Paradise Transition Garden Phase 2 WorkshopCollecting roof runoff water for backyard plants and trees

Call for Livingston location. Click here for registration or for additional information. 

Medicinal Herb Classes and Plant Walks

Medicinal Herbs Classes and walks 2016 series

Edible medicinal plants are everywhere, local, free, abundant and they can be a sustainable source of plants for healing.
Read an article in the Park County Community Journal about the October 2015 Medicinal Plant Walk.

First Medicinal Herb Class: Thursday June 23, 2016
Other Thursdays to follow, July 28, August 25, September 22, October 13
Livingston location, 6pm till dark • $24 each class, or 5 classes for $100
We will learn about the medicinal qualities, planting, and harvesting of 30 plants for our climate zone. These exceptional classes provide an in-depth understanding of herbs and the many ways we can use them.

First Plant Walk: Saturday June 25, 2016
Other Saturdays to follow, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 15
Deep Creek Trailhead, 9am-12pm$20 each walk, or $90 for 5 walks
We will identify 10 to 20 wild medicinal plants growing in the proximity of the trailhead … some hiking required. The purpose of the class will be identification of plants; followed by observation and study of their cycles of growth, medicinal qualities, flowering, seed production and moving into dormancy.
Click here for registration or for additional information. 

How to Grow More Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops
Biointensive Workshop-PPI_16Jul16

Saturday July 16, 2016 • 9am-4pm $60. Call for site-based workshop location between Livingston and Bozeman. Lunch break BYO.

Tour an off-grid mini farm with seed, meat, egg and cheese production. Learn updated sustainable growing practices for optimizing soil fertility and harvesting the most delicious homegrown produce.

Instructor Michele Evans will be teaching from the book: How to Grow More Vegetables, Eighth Edition: (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine by John Jeavons. Please bring your copy of the book (available for purchase at amazon.com).
Click here for registration or for additional information. 

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