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Contact: Jill  406-741-5322

zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com

You are invited to attend the 7th Annual Inland Northwest Permaculture Convergence, September 1-3, in Hot Springs, MT.  Bring the family and tour local permaculture gardens and farms, attend workshops, learn from leaders on the undulating edge of design and appropriate technologies and exchange ideas. There will be a big emphasis on growing and using medicinal herbs this year. The children’s program is provided by Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center. Permaculture is the development of agricultural ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient and can be applied to both urban and rural living. There will be music and merriment. The Barber Shop Beer Parlor will be our official watering hole. Attendance is by donation. Meals are provided and participants are encouraged to donate some food from their gardens. For more information and to register please visit  <http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com>


PRESS RELEASE, Short version

For Immediate release:

Contact: Jill 406-741-5322

zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com

INLAND NORTHWEST PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCE

September, 1-3, 2017

Hot Springs, Montana

The event will feature over 50 workshops, discussion groups, hands-on activities, demonstrations, keynote speaker, networking, socializing. music and a children’s program run by Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center. Some main topics this year are permaculture, ecosystem restoration, medicinal herbs, food production in yard, town and city, biochar, and water. There are a variety of field trips to choose from on Friday. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon INPC will be held in the town of Hot Springs centered at the Tribal Nutrition Center, 214 Spring St. N.<http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com>. zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com or contact Jill at 406-741-5322.

2017 INPC Press Release


PRESS RELEASE, Medium-length version

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate release:

Contact: Jill  406-741-5322

zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com

INLAND NORTHWEST PERMACULTURE CONFERENCE

September, 1-3, 2017

Hot Springs, Montana

The event will feature over 50 workshops, discussion groups, hands-on activities, demonstrations, keynote speaker, networking, socializing, music and a children’s program run by Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center. Some main topics this year are permaculture, ecosystem restoration, medicinal herbs, food production in yard, town and city, biochar, and water. There are a variety of field trips to choose from on Friday. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon INPC will be held in the town of Hot Springs centered at the Tribal Nutrition Center, 214 Spring St. N.

Permaculture is the development of sustainable ecosystems and can be applied to both urban and rural living. Applying permaculture to the town of Hot Springs will be one of the discussions. Permaculture’s three ethics are: Care of Land, Care of People and Fair Share. Everyone is invited and attendance is by donation. Meals are provided and participants are encouraged to donate some food from their gardens. There will be music and merriment. The Barber Shop Beer Parlor will be our official watering hole. We will be centered at the Tribal Nutrition Center, 214 Spring St. N.

Contact: zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com  or contact Jill at  406-741-5322.

For more information and to register please visit  <http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com>

2017 INPC Press Release,


PRESS RELEASE, Long version.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate release:

Contact: Jill, 406-741-5322

zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com

INLAND NORTHWEST PERMACULTURE CONFERENCE

September, 1-3, 2017

Hot Springs, Montana

The event will feature over 50 workshops, discussion groups, hands-on activities, demonstrations, keynote speaker, networking, socializing, music and a children’s program run by Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center. Some main topics this year are permaculture, ecosystem restoration, medicinal herbs, food production in yard, town and city, biochar, and water. There are a variety of field trips to choose from on Friday. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon INPC will be held in the town of Hot Springs centered at the Tribal Nutrition Center, 214 Spring St. N.

The INPC will include an herbal gathering component this year. There will be workshops on growing medicinal herbs in the home landscape, herb farming, wildcrafting, weed control by harvesting medicinal species, medicine making, native medicinals, essential oils, herbal medicine and more. Speakers include Elaine Sheff, Green Path Herb School; Michael Pilarski, Friends of the Trees Botanicals; Debbie Jakovac, Blue Moon Herbs; Lavender Lori, Rosalie Ranch; Jessica Spurr, Earthly Apothecary; Michelle Mahler, Circle of Healing Essential Oil; and many others. There will be a meeting about reinvigorating the Montana Herb Gathering.

There will be a track on ecosystem restoration on topics like native plants, conservation, erosion control, rangeland rehab, riparian habitats, etc.

Tribal members are invited to attend at no cost.  Come and eat with us.  Give presentations if you wish. Our workshops have useful information on how to grow food, restore land, etc. We will be showing the movie Two Rivers on both Friday and Saturday evenings. Two Rivers is a documentary about a reconciliation process between the Methow Tribe and the current white population of the Methow Valley in the North Cascades of eastern Washington.

Permaculture is the development of sustainable ecosystems and can be applied to both urban and rural living. Applying permaculture to the town of Hot Springs will be one of the discussions. Permaculture’s three ethics are: Care of Land, Care of People and Fair Share. We will be compiling suggestions from convergence participants on how to make our region, towns and homes more ecologically-sound and socially-equitable. A greener, happier world. Everyone is invited and attendance is by donation. Meals are provided and participants are encouraged to donate some food from their gardens. There will be music and merriment. The Barber Shop Beer Parlor will be our official watering hole.

Contact: zone1@inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com  or contact Jill at  406-741-5322.

For more information and to register please visit  <http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com>