The Hummingbird Project will be teaching at this event from September 1st-September 30th, 2013 in Dehradun, India.
Join OEFFA’s Lake Effect Chapter on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 and learn about our sustainable agriculture projects in India and East Africa. We will also announce a new project which we are working on in the Cleveland area and would love your feedback!
Please help support The Hummingbird Project by Dining at Johnny Mango World Cafe & Bar in Ohio City between 10am-10pm on Monday, May 13th, 2013. Johnny Mango will donate 20% of proceeds to THP, but only if you bring this flyer! Just print the flyer and present it to your server to enjoy great food and support us in the process! Looking forward to seeing everyone on May 13th!
In celebration of International Permaculture Day on May 5th, 2013, The Hummingbird Project (THP) is hosting a permablitz! Come learn about ‘permablitzes’ ~ what they are and how they can help empower communities to design & implement backyard food production systems which create resiliency and build self-sufficiency. We will start with an Introduction to Permaculture, and then walk the grounds of a suburban permaculture design implemented by THP last year. We will discuss the site, observe the patterns, and talk about the challenges, rewards and future projects. Participants will learn about:
• Rainwater Harvesting
• Edible Forest Garden Design
• Perennial Polycultures
• Soil Building Strategies
Come celebrate International Permaculture Day with us and be in solidarity with others around the globe as we all strive to be better stewards of our planet!
“Do the Math”, a new documentary on climate change which will debut around the world on Sunday, April 21st at 7 p.m. The movie premiere is part of “Earth Night,” a 350.org organized evening of film and discussion held around the globe on the evening of Earth Day. Concerned about climate change? Watch this inspiring film to learn what YOU can do to be a part of the solution! The film features 350.org’s 2012 nationwide tour, the latest dispatches from leaders in the fight to stop Keystone XL, and the campaign to divest from fossil fuels. 350.org works to build a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Their online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. The organization has been a leader in raising awareness of climate change and fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline with people power.
The Hummingbird Project’s Executive Director, Marilyn McHugh, to speak at upcoming Case Western Reserve University’s (CWRU) annual fundraiser on April 3rd, 2013. The dinner is being sponsored by CWRU’s Women In Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER) and is a fundraiser for WISER’s adopted and underprivileged public school in Bangalore, India. The group collaborates with a non-profit organization called Soujanya Sevashrama (SEVA), meaning ‘service’ in Sanskrit. WISER’s goal is to generate a scholarship fund for two girls pursuing a degree in engineering, science or medicine. To learn more about the SEVA international outreach initiative click here
Permaculture was developed by Bill Mollison & David Holmgren and aims to teach the principles and foundations of sustainable design. The Hummingbird Project will share their knowledge of the soil food web and how to cultivate a living soil as part of the second week-end of a seven week-end long permaculture design course (PDC). For more information about the PDC or to register for the course, please contact Weston Lombard at Solid Ground Farm.