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Pennsylvania Permaculture Convergence

Our Second Pennsylvania Permaculture Convergence is planned for Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3 at Stonehedge Gardens in Tamaqua. The gathering will address the ever-increasing need for communities to work and grow together as we develop ways to deal with ecological and social challenges.

Friday and Saturday of the convergence will be focused on informational workshops, group activities, and speakers. On Sunday, participants will be able to choose from hands-on building workshops to put their knowledge to work. There will be spaces set for music, dance, entertainment, community conversations, fireside chats and more.

Workshops and Demonstrations throughout the weekend will include Earthship Biotecture, Plant Propagation, Mushroom Inoculation, Natural Medicines, Water Systems/Management, BioChar, BioGas, Plant walks & Identification, Natural Building, Mapping & Design, Beekeeping, and more.

2018 Participants: Jonah Reynolds, Macaiah Hall, Robyn Mello, William Padilla Brown, Adam Dusen, Lindsay Napolitano & Johann Renkins, Claudia Joseph, BioGas Bob Hamburg, Dale Hendricks, Pat Benzing, Todd McCree, Natural Builders Guild of The Lehigh Valley, JC Hogan, Devon Paderewski, Jen Frey, Richard Mitchell.

Visit www.stonehedge.us to learn more about the growing list of teachers, facilitators, speakers, and performers.

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