Earth Day Skill Share Fair — April 22, 2017, 10am-3pm, 20 Oak St., Asheville

Transition Asheville and the Earth Team of First Congregational UCC will sponsor a Skill Sharing event to honor Earth Day. Participants can choose from a variety of practical skills that can help us live more sustainably on Earth. Among the skills being shared by experienced teachers are the following: making homes more energy efficient; a range of tips for conserving resources; how to make a solar oven; basic carpentry; canning; worm composting for gardeners, principles of permaculture; tree identification; and how to plant and care for trees.

For more information, contact Ron Martin-Adkins at skillsforresilience@yahoo.com

Skill Share Instructors will include:

How to Plant and Care for Trees
Eric Bradford – Director of Operations, Asheville Greenworks

Energy Efficiency
Kernel Green – Consultant, Energy Efficiency Planning

Tree Identification for Beginners
Grace Upshaw – taught this awesome class at the skill share last fall

Worm Composting
Jane Stoffer and Suzanne Ziglar – long-time worm herders

Easy DIY projects and behaviors to reduce home resource use
Amy Musser, Ph.D. – Vandemusser Design, PLLC

Introduction to Permaculture Principles
Susan Garrett – Owner-operator, Eco-Centric Coaching and Certified in Permaculture Design

How to Build a Solar Oven
Jake Tucker – Green Building and Solar Enthusiast, Graduate of Virginia Tech program in building technology

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