Before signing up, please check our website for covid-19 safety protocols! What is a Repair Cafe? A Repair Cafe is a place where you’ll find volunteers with tools and supplies, available to fix broken objects while offering instruction in the form of hands on help. This is a free program where you are encouraged to (more…)
Because of the difficulties posed by the threat of Covid 19, Living Web Farms has decided to cancel the Oct. 24, 2020 workshop Biochar Building Materials, planned with Kathleen Draper of Ithaka Institute for Carbon Intelligence. We have no timeframe at this point for rescheduling. Look for an announcement of the 2021 workshop schedule later (more…)
Miso, Tamari and Soy Sauce are foods with which many people are familiar, if not dependent. How are they made? In this workshop, Meredith Leigh will shed light on the history of these preparations, and teach you how to make them at home. She will also share information and ideas about the renaissance happening with (more…)
This workshop will be presented virtually. Please join us LIVE on Monday April 27th from 6-7:30 pm In 2015 the World Health Organization estimated that of the 2.1 billion people that do not have safe water at home, 159 million people still primarily drink water from surface sources such as streams and lakes. Access to (more…)
Registration for this Workshop is via Organic Growers School. Sign up here only if you wish to request a scholarship. Soils are the basis of all terrestrial life. A teaspoon of healthy soil contains close to a billion bacteria, many yards of fungi, and thousands of protozoa and nematodes. Through decades of poor management techniques (more…)
This workshop has been cancelled. Stay tuned for blog posts and future events on this topic! We apologize for any inconvenience! This workshop will shed light on the often perplexing world of batteries and energy storage in devices we use every day: cell phones, cordless tools, laptops, and more. Richard Freudenberger, Living Web Farms’ (more…)
WNC Repair Cafe is a place where you’ll find volunteers with tools and supplies, available to fix broken objects while offering instruction in the form of hands on help. This is a free program where you are encouraged to bring in your broken appliance, stuck zipper, rusty tools, old bicycle, dull pruning shears – whatever (more…)
Last time I wrote about controls, things got a little dense real fast. If all of the talk of switches and relays seemed to lack any relevance, then stay put, because this month I’ll skip ahead and show some real concrete examples of ways we use low voltage controls around on our farm. Review the […]
Last weekend I had the privilege of leading Living Web’s first workshop for 2018. Tech workshops tend to work best in the winter, before the growing season kicks in. Cold weather and a stiff wind kept us in the classroom and bundled up tight for a brief tour of some of the low voltage […]
by Meredith Leigh, Living Web Farms Education Director & Livestock Co-Manager At Living Web Farms, we focus on growing food for underserved people, while also building and demonstrating systems for resilient living. Our farm not only produces food, but also seeks to model systems for sustainable food production, alternative energy, animal husbandry, natural medicine and […]
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