The Second Annual Skill Swap
Presented by ISLAND and Wagbo Peace Center
Generously supported by Friends of Bay View, Neahtawanta Research & Education Center, Oryana Natural Foods Market, Green Island and Krios Consulting
Saturday, May 10th at Wagbo Peace Center in East Jordan. Map Here
We've got 15 skills that build self-reliance, taught by your friends and neighbors, along with a fresh local and wild foods lunch and a post-workshop contra dance!
Session I (9:30 to 10:55)
Baking Bread: Yeasted & Sourdough Mike Hayes & Heidi Lang
Seed Starting & Transplanting Mike Everts
Irrigation for Water Saving Marty Heller
Handmade Paper Making Jen Lewis
Timber Stand Improvement Russell Williams
Session II (11:05 to 12:30)
Chicken Processing Pepper Bromelmeier
Seed Saving Rich Hannan
Earth Floor Construction Konrad Knaupf & Brad Kik
Handmade Soap Sharon Jones
Cook for a Crowd (& make lunch!) Marty Heller & Amanda Kik
Session III (1:30 to 2:55)
Friction Fire Starting Matt Miller
Cultured Foods Nirinjan Singh
All About Herbs Alana Haley
Pruning Fruit Trees Pepper Bromelmeier
Earthwise Cleaning Products Jen Lewis
Pre-register and save! Cost is $25/person before May 10th; $30 on the day of the event. Kids 14 and under free (just call or email us to tell us their coming). $5/person for lunch (kids too).
Online (credit card or PayPal)
Option 1: Pre-registration + local foods lunch:
$30 per person
Option 2: Pre-registration, bring your own lunch:
$25 per person
Call ISLAND at 231 480-4515 to register by phone.
Mail In Registration
Print out a form here
Jody Treter of Higher Grounds showing how to roast your own coffee at home.
Randy Smith showing off nutrient rich worm castings.
Dan Young showing how to brew up tasty hard cider.
Handouts walk you through the process and give you something to refer to at home.
Paul Murray walking folks through the process of growing and juicing wheatgrass.
Homemade cheese fresh out of a homemade cheese press!