We’re transforming an abandoned school into a model for how to become more self-sufficient and sustainable in:
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Tickets available online here!
Join us for a fantastic night with music by Boxing Rock (Pat Watson and band)!
Ticket Price: $20 per person/ $30 per couple
There will be a cash bar and local vendors:
Iron Works Distillery
Come dressed in a Scarecrow Theme! (Think Dollarstore!)
Prizes awarded for the best overall costume and best in group.
Kinburn Pharmasave, Mahone Bay
Lunenburg Farmers Market on Thursday Sept 25
The Blockhouse School/Mahone Bay Farmers Market Tuesday, Sept 30
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Join us on Friday afternoons if you can, from 1 – 5 pm, for work parties at the school. Tasks of the day might include painting, turning shingles, gardening, cleanup, preparation for events…. Contact Lloyd to see what’s happening: email … Continue reading
Jeanette Poirier has been planting a hedge along the edge of the Blockhouse School lands fronting School Road. It is half finished! We also have 1-year-old European Hawthorne trees for sale from our permaculture nursery. European Hawthorne (Crataegus oxyacanthoides) is an … Continue reading
Led by Clinical Herbalist Jeanette Poirier on June 6, 2014. Participants learned to identify cultivated, wild, invasive and volunteer (weeds) varieties of medicinal herbs pertinent to and available this time of year. They discussed the uses for each herb and … Continue reading
A variety of requests are coming in from folks who want to get involved in the Therapeutic Garden Project. This is very encouraging. As this is a volunteer initiative, we are still working through the growing pains of getting it … Continue reading
Our new board of directors met for the first time on April 23. We are very pleased to have an expanded team. Our new board members have a wealth of career and volunteer experience working with non-profits, for-profits, community development, … Continue reading
We have coldframes for sale! With a coldframe, you can eat your own salads in April, keep greens going through the winter, start seeds at all times of year and more! Set it up in a sunny spot, facing south, and garden … Continue reading
From our AGM on April 14, 2014: I’m happy to take this opportunity to thank you all for coming today and I would like to thank specific members for their generosity towards the Blockhouse School Project: Thank you to the … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth at the Sustainability Expo yesterday. We had lots of interesting conversations. There were many people who had vaguely heard of our project, and it was a good chance for them to find … Continue reading
Required reading to guide us into our third year! As our AGM approaches (April 14), and in response to our email of March 13, we would like to share more information about how the Blockhouse School Project is doing. It … Continue reading