All of our January and February classes will be held at the Red Stag Supperclub’s party room to provide more space during the cold winter months. All classes will resume at the Tiny Diner come April 2019. Please write to koby@tinydiner.com with any questions you may have about the classes. Class sign-up encouraged 48 hours in advance.

 

Insect Survival Series

Our insects need us now more than ever! Come take one or all three classes taught by the wonderful entomologist Jessica Miller of Dragons Wynd. She brings tons of info and amazing hands-on visuals for all ages. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn about tiny-yet-awe-inspiring insects this winter. Check out Dragon’s Wynd: https://www.facebook.com/dragonswynddotcom/.

 

Winter & Minnesota Insects
Saturday January 19th
1-2pm

Learn where insects go in winter and specifics about migrating Minnesota butterflies. Discover how you can support wintering insects and help them return year after year. Tickets/Sign-up: https://bpt.me/4051017

Location: Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Cost: $10

 

Invite Mosquito Eaters to Your home!
Saturday January 26th
1-2pm

Minimize mosquitoes in your yard with some simple tips! For instance, damselflies love hanging out in patches of tall grass. This is one of the many tips you will learn in this class to increase healthy insect visitors in your area. Get prepared for creating insect habitat as soon as spring comes around. Tickets/Sign-up here: https://bpt.me/4051033

Location: Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Cost: $10

 

Secret Lives of Insects
Saturday February 2nd
1-2pm

Take a sneak peek into the secret lives of insects. We will decode insect movement and gestures. That dancing mantis or walking stick, the lone ant who seems to be lost, and many other insect secrets are exposed in this class. If we are going to be better stewards for insects and the other essential life forces we depend on, this class us wake up to the intricacies of insects. To sign-up: https://bpt.me/4051043

Location: Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Cost: $10

 

Seed Series I: Seed Saving 101 For Your Home & Community
Saturday February 16th
2-3pm

Seed saving is a survival art that we need to revive! Plus it is colorful, delicious and ever-changing. Bring all the questions you have about growing and sharing seeds – we will cover the basics for home production. Plus we will have seeds to share with all participants. Feel free to bring seeds of your own to share as well. To sign-up: https://bpt.me/4051059.

Location: Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Cost: $10

Koby Hagen of Seed Sages, a local steward for seed education and security, has a wide range of experience with seed production from home to commercial scale. She brings a passion for supporting new and experienced seed savers by merging traditional and innovative practices. Her goal is to pass on seeds, land-based knowledge, skilled leadership and our common seed inheritance to future generations (humans and all other beings).

 

Demystifying Permaculture: Design for Land, Life & Community
Sunday February 17th
1-2pm Discussion ($5-10)
230-4pm: Workshop ($20)

Still not quite sure what the hype of Permaculture is really all about? Have you heard the word but not convinced that it applies to you? Join us for a short exploratory talk and optional workshop to dive deeper as we break down the design process in a way that reveals the diversity of applications in land, life and community design. 1-2PM – Free to Attend. Suggested Donation for the talk is $5-$10.

In the optional workshop that follows, participants will gain simple, effective tools that can be applied to their own context, goals & vision. This will provide more in-depth opportunities for discussion, connecting with new friends and neighbors on this regenerative path. 2:30-4PM – Workshop is $20.

To sign-up for discussion and/or workshop, visit: https://bpt.me/4051063

Bio: Megan & Cody Mastel are certified permaculture designers, farmers, facilitators and skilled leaders in earth reconnection practices. They lead retreats, grow & craft bioregional foods, provide experiential education & cultivate habitats of reconnection through Living Hearth Farm & School, including the Open Hearth PDC which explores the resilient culture, communities, & skills of the Upper Midwest. Their business, Land by Hand, provides consulting, Permaculture design & planning, implementation and promotion for individuals, families, farms, businesses & communities. Local organizations they partner with include Tiny Diner, Make MN Magazine, U of M Landscape Arboretum, Seed Sages, Ecological Design, Organic Compound, Buttermilk Falls CSA & MCTC. Connect with Cody & Megan at landbyhand.org and thelivinghearth.com

Location: Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

 

Seed Series Class II: The Wonderful World of Seeds
Sunday March 10th
2-3pm

Seeds have always been a part of human existence. We cannot live without them. But seeds are a fairly new evolutionary jewel on our earth. Why did they develop? Why are they so special? Come find out and acquire an unforgettable view on our seed inheritance. To sign-up for this class, visit: https://bpt.me/4051084

Location: Red Stag Supperclub
509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Cost: $10

Koby Hagen of Seed Sages, a local steward for seed education and security, has a wide range of experience with seed production from home to commercial scale. She brings a passion for supporting new and experienced seed savers by merging traditional and innovative practices. Her goal is to pass on seeds, land-based knowledge, skilled leadership and our common seed inheritance to future generations (humans and all other beings).