We have since grown too large for this diminutive office, but this tiny house was the home of Abundance NC for a few years. Besides being adorable and small, it is completely off-grid, running on solar power, heated by a solar air heater, and insulated with cob walls. We called it The Office of the…
FIRST SUNDAY 1-2PM
Come visit and see a working sustainable biodiesel plant, a sustainable agriculture farm, a biodiversity garden, a green building model, an organic local food distributor, a huge solar array with shade-tolerant plants growing underneath it, a micro-distillery, and an organic pesticide/herbicide manufacturer, and much more!
You know you’re in for something out of the ordinary when the materials needed for a gardening workshop include phone books, clothing, leather items, junk mail, donkey manure and grass clippings. Grass clippings makes sense, but clothing? Junk mail? Really? Deb Tolman, the woman behind that eyebrow-raising materials list, will be leading this Saturday’s Keyhole Garden Build + Feast DIY Sustainability Workshop…
Concert for a Cause
with Hiss Golden Messenger & Justin Fedor• JUN 7, 5 PM – 9 PM:
You’ll be dancing to Hiss Golden Messenger and Justin Fedor, all while supporting Abundance NC! Our mission is to build strong, resilient communities. We aim to be a hub of sustainability and local economy in central North Carolina, sourcing out the abundant local and sustainable resources, and supporting the people who are making those resources available……
Concert for a Cause
with Mike + Ruthy and Matt Phillips • MAY 3, 5 PM – 9 PM:
You’ll be dancing to Mike + Ruthy Band and Matt Phillips, all while supporting Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute, a local non-profit dedicated to healing the Human-Earth relationship through Earth Literacy and Local Economy….
A DIY Sustainability Workshop
with DAVID DELVECCHIO • May 21, 10 AM – 4 PM:
Spend the day on an off-grid permaculture based homestead learning the ins and outs of self-sufficiency and solar. During this hands-on workshop, you’ll get the chance to get your hands dirty, rigging up a couple of systems with truly passionate teacher!”