Self reliant Earth conscious living

Speaker Schedule

We are presently accepting presentation proposals for the 2018 Homesteading Fair. If you are interested in presenting, please contact us via: 


See map below schedules, below.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017Community HallBaird / Red BarnYouth Hall
10:15 AMIntroduction to Permaculture Design
Brandy Gallagher
OUR Ecovillage
Wild Foods and Food Foraging Practices
Richard Kuehnel
Potions & Lotions
11:30 AMTap Your Trees for Syrup
Pamela Etherington
Cnd Homestead Co.
Seed and Food Security for Vancouver Island
Dan Jason
Salt Spring Seeds
12:45 PMGrid-Tie Solar Energy
Don Skerik
Viridian Energy
Raising Rabbits for Meat
Kelley & Dean
Laughing Duck Farm
10 Ways to 'Beecome' a Better Bee Keeper
Don Fowler
2:00 PMThe Essence of Organic Gardening
Michael Hemary
Gaia College
Butchering Rabbits
Kelley & Dean
Laughing Duck Farm
3:15 PMSmall Scale Biodiesel Production
Dylan Smith
Cowichan Energy Alt. Society

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017Community HallBaird / Red BarnYouth Hall
10:15 AMEcological & Holistic Living for the Future
Brandy Gallagher
OUR Ecovillage
Home Butchery
Dan Wheeler
Introduction to Bokashi Composting and Actived EM
Matt Jones
Cowichan Compost
11:30 AMMake Your Own Cheese
Pamela Etherington
Cnd Homestead Co.
Six Medicial Herbs for your Garden, and How To Use Them
Robin Round
Botanical Bliss
12:45 PMHomeschooling: It takes a Village
Zoe Clement
Community Learning Centre
Preserving the Harvest with Water Bath Canning
Carolyn Morris
2:00 PMGrowing a Home Based Business
Alison Philip
Going Wild
Harvest Fermentation: Learn How to Make Sauerkraut
Kate Segall
3:15 PMGrowing Grains By Hand
Foster Richardson
Hilldown Farm
Wild Foods and Microclimates
Roger Foucher

Location 1 – Community Hall
Location 2 – Youth Hall
Location 3 – Baird / Red Barn