Presentations

Feeding Yourself From Your Garden

Wouldn’t it be great to eat from your garden every day of the year? Barbara Pleasant will share proven strategies for stocking your own homegrown pantry, from the ground up. Start by choosing easy-to-grow crops that store themselves, and then learn simple ways to preserve your homegrown bounty.

Zero Waste with Carol Davis

More and more, the term “zero waste” is entering the lexicon. But what does that mean? Is it even possible? Carol Davis will walk you through her personal (and imperfect) journey toward a zero waste lifestyle.

Tiny House Family with Hari Berzins

Hari shares the choices she and her family made that led them to where they are today. She reflects on her time in a tiny house and how the house was part of her journey to sustainability.

Downsizing and the Environment

This presentation will discuss a research study that examined how the ecological footprints of individuals who downsized to tiny homes changed a year or more after downsizing. Footprints were compared to previous footprints in prior housing to understand behavioral changes as a result of downsizing. This research shows us some …

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Composting with Mark Hammas

Mark Hammas will talk about, and demonstrate,  simple and inexpensive ways to compost at home. He has special advice for dealing with bear problems!

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