Huron River Day

Huron River Day (May 19) was a great success! With a little help from Permaculture Ann Arbor, we created a John Todd style floating island designed to clean rivers and engaged children to come up with how they would clean the river. Keep your eyes open for our June potluck!

Jim Bates with a floating island

Jim Bates with a floating island

Jim Bates with a floating island

Jim Bates with a floating island

Miss Michigan

Sheldon Smith

Sheldon Smith

System overview

Home-scale shrimp aquaculture eco-machine

Floating park restorers

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Ann Arbor-Ypsi Reskilling Skills Directory — Ann Arbor-Ypsi ReSkilling

Ann Arbor- Ypsi Reskilling is looking for individuals who would like to participate in our skills directory. This is the beginning stages of our branching out into networking like minded individuals to share skills in their neighborhoods, among their peer groups, and throughout the Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit areas. Continue reading →

via Ann Arbor-Ypsi Reskilling Skills Directory — Ann Arbor-Ypsi ReSkilling

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April 11, 2019 · 9:05 am

Mini Festival: Sunday March 10 3-8pm Seedswap, Eco-challenge Potluck, Hour Share Member Event, Conscious Cafe, and Open Mic.

In Cooperation with:

Hour Exchange Ypsilanti & Conscious Cafe

Eco-Challenge Potluck and Seedswap +

Hour Exchange Member Event, Conscious Cafe and Open Mic

When: Sunday March 10th 3:00-8:00pm

Where:  Ypsilanti Senior Center 1015 N Congress St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Join us for unifying visions of community, as we promote intercooperation among organizations. Together we will share ideas and what we are up to, swap some seeds, and have a presentation on seed saving. Bring a dish to pass for our Eco-challenge potluck as we look at ways that we can be a little more ecologically responsible in simple ways.

3-4pm Arrival, visiting organization tables, networking.

4pm-5 Eco Challenge Potluck- Organization and individual introductions.

5-6- Seed swap

6-8- Open Mic- bring a poem, a song, a comedy skit. 

(timing may change, check back for updates)


**This is a family-friendly event – kid’s activity available**

**Volunteers needed for the event** Learn how on our volunteer page!

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Ann Arbor Reskilling

The Ann Arbor-Ypsi ReSkilling Festival and monthly events aim to help people learn skills for resilient, low-energy living. The concept of reskilling is about preparing for our low-energy future by acquiring new skills related to what we eat, wear, use and live in. Reskilling means providing for ourselves and our communities by growing, preserving, creating, building, and teaching.

Hour Exchange Ypsilanti

The Hour Exchange empowers individuals, organizations and businesses to help each other meet their needs cash free in one-to-one exchanges and group projects You can help your neighbors while earning time credits that you can then use to receive the services you’d like in turn, from any member of the bank.. Join hOur Exchange Ypsilanti

Conscious Cafe Ann Arbor

A very friendly place to co-create and organize solutions to society’s unsustainable institutions. Forming integrated groups that offer regenerative ‘choices’ as old models become too painful and obsolete. Happens Wednesdays at Sunward Cohousing in Ann Arbor.  Find Conscious Cafe on Facebook.

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Summer Break

2018 - on summer Vacation FLYER

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June 24, 2018 · 9:29 pm

March Newsletter

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March 7, 2018 · 10:29 am

Eco-Challenge Potluck, Sculpting with Cob, and Transition 2.0

March 16th 2018 5:30-8:30 1979 McKinley Ave Ypsilanti MI

Arrive at 5:30-5:45PM for the potluck. Bring your own dish to pass and the recipe for our community recipe book. We will invite you to get food at 5:45PM and will introduce the Eco-challenge topic before we transition to the workshop at 6:30pm.

**This is a family-friendly event – kid’s activity available during workshop.**

6:30 Sculpting With Cob and “Transition 2.0” movie night

Practice sculpting with cob

Curious about cob, but haven’t gotten to a full natural building class? Build a model house, or animal, or anything. Mostly self guided with some basic instruction.

“Transition 2.0”
A 1 hour film about the Transition Movement. A story of resilience and hope in turbulent times. This film looks at things that people from all over the world are doing to help preserve our planet.

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January 2018 Newsletter (Feb events!)

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