speaker-info

Crystal Stevens

Thrive Permaculture Farm

New Society Publishers

www.growcreateinspire.com

Crystal Stevens and her husband, Eric, are the farmers and resident artists at La Vista CSA Farm on the bluffs of the Mighty Mississippi in Godfrey, Illinois, where they enjoy the rural life with their two children. Stevens blogs for MOTHER EARTH NEWS, has contributed to Grit and Permaculture Magazine, and is a columnist for FEAST Magazine. She is the author of Grow Create Inspire, an Earth Stewardship Manifesto.

Crystal will be speaking at the North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Kansas Fairs

Workshops

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Regenerative Gardening and Farming

Crystal Stevens, author of Grow Create Inspire and Worms at Work, discusses ways of maximizing yields and minimizing weeds with soil building, sheet mulching, compost, vermicompost, plant allies, and pollinator attractors. Discover how to integrate permaculture into your garden or farm design.
Real Foods Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Sustainable Agriculture Stage
Oregon, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined
Kansas, Workshop time to be determined

Homegrown Apothecary

Learn about more than 24 medicinal herbs that are easy to grow and rewarding to harvest. Find out how to stock your own herbal apothecary with simple recipes for tea blending, tinctures, herbal honey, and salves.
Organic Gardening

Available In:

North Carolina, Sunday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Sustainability Stage presented by Prestige Subaru
Oregon, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined
Kansas, Workshop time to be determined

Family Adventures in Gardening and Worm Farming

Learn how worms play a beneficial role in the soil and in food production. Discover the benefits of building a vermicompost bin in your garden. Learn all about worms in this hands-on family workshop.
Modern Homesteading Kids Programming

Available In:

North Carolina, Saturday 5:00-6:00 p.m., Kids Treehouse Stage
Oregon, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined
Kansas, Workshop time to be determined