the land knows you, even when you are lost

ROBIN WALL KIMMERER

Upcoming Events

  • Woven Wicker Bird Feeders
    Sat, Dec 10
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    Dec 10, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Learn to identify, gather/remove invasive bittersweet, and weave a woven window feeder for very cute birds.
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  • Darning and Mending Clothing
    Wed, Dec 14
    Root Wild Kombucha
    Dec 14, 5:00 PM – Dec 15, 7:00 PM
    Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to fix your holy socks, sweaters, gloves, hats and more! Bring a garment, or don't.
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  • Invasive Bittersweet Baskets
    Sat, Dec 17
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services
    Dec 17, 9:00 AM – Dec 18, 1:00 PM
    Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 343 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
    Learn to identify, gather/remove and make a round, twined basket using invasive bittersweet vines.
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  • Winter Tree I.D. (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    Sun, Dec 18
    Loring Memorial Park
    Dec 18, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
    Loring Memorial Park, 449-455 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn basic techniques to identify leafless trees in winter. This workshop is totally free to attend! If you still feel impelled to donate, you may.
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  • Making Sauerkraut and Kimchi
    Wed, Jan 18
    Root Wild Kombucha
    Jan 18, 2023, 5:00 PM – Jan 19, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to make lacto-fermented sauerkraut and kimchi while enjoying some kombucha from Root Wild. We'll follow some time-tested recipes to craft these delicious and healthy fermented foods.
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  • Pine Needle Baskets
    Sat, Jan 21
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    Jan 21, 2023, 10:00 AM – Jan 22, 2023, 12:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    We'll cover the basics of coiled basketry, which is a global, ancient human skill, and create a wonderful pine-needle basket. Every participant will make a basket to take home.
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  • Winter Shelter (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    Jan 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Carter Field, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn the basics of winter shelter building: how to make an improvised effective snow shelter. Also: pine needle tea!
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  • Woven Wicker Hearts
    Sun, Feb 12
    Root Wild Kombucha
    Feb 12, 2023, 9:00 AM – Feb 13, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to identify, gather/remove invasive bittersweet, and weave a woven heart for your sweetie.
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  • Woven Wicker Bird Feeders
    Sat, Feb 25
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    Feb 25, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Learn to identify, gather/remove invasive bittersweet, and weave a woven window feeder for very cute birds.
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  • Knife and Tool Sharpening (FREE!)
    Feb 26, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Share Den, 111 Sheridan St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to sharpen knives, axes, pruners, scissors, and other blade tools. Bring your own dull tools that need to be touched up, or come to practice sharpening some of our tools.
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  • Coffee Can Rocket Stoves
    Wed, Mar 15
    Root Wild Kombucha
    Mar 15, 2023, 5:00 PM – Mar 16, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to make wood-burning rocket stoves using recycled tin cans! These are compact, lightweight and truly excellent for camping.
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  • Maple Sugaring (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    Mar 26, 2023, 10:00 AM EDT – Mar 27, 2023, 11:30 AM EDT
    Sharing Den, 111 Sheridan St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to tap maple trees using carved wooden spiles. We'll make our own spiles, and boil down some sap for syrup!
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  • Japanese Knotweed Bee Houses (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    Apr 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Sharing Den, 111 Sheridan St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to use the invasive Japanese Knotweed stalks to make a home for Maine's native Mason Bee!
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  • May-Whistles and Other Toys (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    May 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    East End Beach, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to make slip-bark whistles, and other stick-based toys.
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  • Wild Nature Journals (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    Jun 25, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    East End Beach, East End Beach, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to make a wild nature journal from birch bark, pressed flowers, glue, string and a stick.
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  • Wild Bird Identification (FREE! Kid Friendly!)
    Jul 30, 2023, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Loring Memorial, 449-455 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to find and identify birds in the summer! Binoculars help, but are not required.
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