Upcoming Workshops
Creative, ecological, and practical skills for life.
If you would like to receive email updates including our latest workshop schedule, sign up here:  ErnieAndErica.blogspot.com (Newsletter post)

If you are interested in hosting a workshop or private site consultation, please see our Arrange-a-Workshop pages.


Seasonal Samplers:

Wild Edible Plants,
Village Building,
Natural Building,
Pysanky Eggs,
Ivy Baskets, and more

Natural Building,
Camps and classes, 
Fruit harvest,
traveling workshops

Kitchen Alchemy,
harvest and food preservation,
gifts and crafts,
Fire Science

Artisan Truffles,
Paper Snowflakes,
Ice and Crystals,

Year-Round Building Blocks:
Knotical Nauledge,
Messy Science,
Rocket Stoves,
Writing, and Illustration
Classroom Visits and
Community Activities




Tentative schedule: 
Fall 2020, rocket mass heater workshop in Ontario, Canada


Workshops are on hiatus while we transition from north-central Washington closer to family in Oregon, and handle some family medical adventures.
If you are hosting a rocket mass heater workshop in your region and would like to be mentioned on our schedule, please contact us at [email protected].


- February 3-4 and March 3-4: Red Card training for Wildland Fire Fighters (Okanogan County district volunteers attend free, tuition $200 for non-volunteers.)  Please contact Erica to register.

- February 17: Off-Grid Kitchen Design Workshop, 21 Acres, Woodinville WA

- March 10: Off-Grid Kitchen Builder Course: Haybox and Rocket Cooker

- dates TBA: First Aid /CPR Training, Mt. Hull Fire Hall

- April 22: Earth Day, see, www.GreenOkanogan.org for details

- April 25 & 28: Rocket mass heaters intro day / fire science, Okanogan Highlands, $25 to public, free to emergency responders.  See our blog for details (Click Here) or contact us:
, 509-556-2054

- May 5-7: Stevens County Fire Chiefs' Conference (attending not presenting)

- May 18-June 18: Peasant PDC (Permaculture Design Course). Followed by "intensive PDC" with Tim Barker.  Wheaton Labs near Missoula, Montana (almost sold out)

July-Sept: Erica expects to be working wildfire season this year.  We may advertise colleagues' workshops for those interested in this time frame.

- July 4: Veteran and Family Friendly, No-Firework Independence Day, Mt. Hull

- September 8-10: Wooden Boat Festival Port Townsend WA

- October: Pyronauts Innovators' Gathering, Wheaton Labs (Montana)
- Dates TBA October: Course series with Endeavour Centre, Ontario Canada

- November/Dec:

Want to have us visit your site, help with your project, or give a presentation for your group or community?

Please see Arrange a Workshop (click HERE) and Wisner Resources (click HERE)