Beekeeping 101

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join Yard to Market Co-op at TreeHouse for an introduction to Beekeeping. We will learn the biology, behavior and domestication of the European Honey Bee. We will look at Langstroth hives as well as Top Bar hives and learn all the essential gear you need to get you going on the journey of beekeeping.
Our instructor John J. Swan owns Wicked Bee Removal as well as maintaining his own apiary and producing organic honey for local retailers. He is president of the Travis County Beekeepers association and is an advanced member of the Texas Master Beekeepers Program.

Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Mark Your Calendars for the 9th Annual Funky Chicken Coop Tour, April 15, 2017. We’re keeping Austin weird and wonderful with this self-guided tour of poultry housing and garden areas. Coops are open for tour goers from 10:00am-4:00pm. Kids under 12 are free!! To learn more, apply to be on the tour, purchase advance tickets, and check out our cool chicken gift ideas visit our website and our sponsors, Callahan’s General Store and Buck Moore Feed and Pet Supply.

Permablitz at Scissortail Microfarms

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 9:00am to Sun, 04/17/2016 - 5:00pm

Join us at Scissortail Microfarmsin creating explosive abundance with a weekend permablitz! This site had its original Permablitz done 3 years ago, so you can see how things are doing and learn from the owners' mistakes and successes.

• Come for as little or as long as long as you'd like for the event.

* The Permablitz will be 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Watch for updates in the case of severe weather (but we are pretty tough!)

• Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days. Dinner will be provided for campers.

Mother Earth News Fair

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

150 Workshops with some really big names.  Joel Salatin, Eliot Coleman author of The New Organic Grower and much more.  Fun-filled, Hands-on Sustainable Lifestyle Events.  Check this one out.


8th Annual Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour

Sat, 03/26/2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Austin's Funky Chicken Coop Tour is back for an 8th year and this time we've really got something to crow about! The purpose of this tour is to encourage city residents to raise chickens at home by demonstrating the many ways that chicken (and other poultry) housing can be incorporated into urban residence without violating city ordinances or creating a nuisance. Our theme this year is Chickens as Zero Waste Heroes.

Permablitz Naylor Homestead

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 9:00am to Sun, 01/17/2016 - 5:00pm

oin us at the Naylor homestead in creating explosive abundance with a weekend permablitz! We'll create a marketplace garden with berms and swales on contour and integrate goats and chickens as working animals into our design. Come join the fun!

• The Permablitz will be 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Watch for updates in the case of severe weather (but we are pretty tough!)

• Lunch will be provided on both days.

• Bring a tent if you want to do some overnight camping on Saturday.

Permaculture Design course - Gardens and Zone 1 design

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Learn Permaculture with Austin's favorite Permaculture Teachers.



Japanese Earthen Tiny House Workshop

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Thea Bryant with Earth Bag House in Austin will be coming out to the 

Permaculture Design Course-2015 Summer Intensive

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 9:00am to Sun, 06/14/2015 - 6:00pm





Permablitz at Munkebo Farm

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

A permablitz is a community organized and supported event to spread permaculture design, practice, and implementation through out the Central Texas Area. 


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