JANUARY Chico Permaculture Guild Gathering

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CPG Gatherings are now BI-MONTHLY (with summers off). You can view more information and the whole year’s schedule here.

January 24, 2016 from 10am to 1pm at the Chico Branch Library (1108 Sherman Ave. Chico)

What’s Happening this Month:

CPG EDUCATION: (Always free and open to the public)
We will be starting our cycle of educational topics again beginning with the Ethics and Principles.

PERMACULTURE ETHICS, PRINCIPLES, GOALS and BASE MAPS:
>>What the ethics and principles mean and their practical application in our homes and properties (based on Holmgren principles with Mollison principles discussed).
>>How to set achievable goals for you, your family and property.
>>Basics of creating a base map of your property.

We would LOVE for the folks who joined us for these sessions the last few years to come again and share with the group what they have learned/applied over the last year!

WHAT TO BRING:
** Please bring a small dish to share as well as your own dishes, utensils and cup for the POTLUCK. There are limited dishes available in the library so please remember to bring your own if you can. If you do use library dishes we ask that you wash them when you are done.

** If you have anything in SURPLUS (vegetables, home preserved food, eggs, fruit, seed, plant starts etc.) please bring it along and we’ll ‘Share the Surplus’ after the Potluck.

NEWS/UPDATES:
**7th Annual Seed Swap
Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 12-3pm at Trinity Church (285 E. 5th Street Chico, CA). FB Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/921953441222397/

**CPG Gathering: Permaculture Design Process Overview
Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 10am – 1pm at the Chico Library meeting room (1108 Sherman Ave). Free and open to the public. 1-2 hour interactive discussion, potluck and ‘Share the Surplus Swap’.

 

2016 CPG GATHERING SCHEDULE: (Please note Gatherings are now bi-monthly with summers off)

ALL Gatherings are held at the Chico Branch Library (1108 Sherman Ave. Chico) from 10am – 1pm. Gatherings are FREE 1-2 hour interactive lectures with open discussions about the specific monthly topic.

January 24, 2016 – Permaculture Ethics, Principles, Setting Goals and Base Maps

March 20, 2016 – Permaculture Design Process Overview

May 15, 2016 – Soil Food Web and Actively Aerated Compost

September 18, 2016 – Water Harvesting in a Mediterranean Climate

November 20, 2016 – Polycultures, Plants Guilds and Forest Gardens

EARTH CARE – PEOPLE CARE – FAIR SHARE

CPG Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chicopermacultureguild/
CPG website: https://chicopermaculture.wordpress.com/

The Chico Permaculture Guild (CPG) is an education program of Earthshed Solutions, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in July 2015 by actively engaged CPG members.

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