Self-Sufficient Living & Homesteading | July 16

Homesteading Workshops

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Self-Sufficient Living & Homesteading

Tour & Teachings of Soma Earth Eco Farm (SSEF)


July 16 9:30 am – 5 pm (Lunch Included)

Location: Soma Earth Eco Farm (SSEF), Zephyr, ON


Come and learn how to live more self-sufficiently in your home and on your land either in the city or the country. Ingrid Cryns, Eco-Architect, will introduce you to deep ecology, sustainability principles along with several innovative natural building examples of straw bale and earth buildings that will inspire you to live and build co-creatively with Nature using simple and essential methods that support gentle, low impact living on the Earth!

We will explore the following topics; Embodied Energy, Carbon Footprint, Sustainable Energy systems, Greenwashing, Permaculture, property selection tips, Passive Solar, Energy Efficiency, Natural Building (Earth, Straw, Cob, Clay, Wood, Cellulose & more), Food preservation methods and examples of small scale buildings for self-sufficient living such as a chicken coop, cold cellar, greenhouse, Tiny House projects, along with chicken & bee care.

Hosted by Ingrid Cryns, Eco Architect & her partner, Brad Ruelens, SSEF Farm Manager & Natural Builder

Early Bird Pricing Ticket – $75 + $9.75 HST = 84.75 (Until May 31)

Advanced Pricing Ticket – $85 + $11.05 HST = 96.05 (Until June 30)

Week Before/Day of Pricing Ticket – $95 + $12.35 HST = 107.35 (Until July 13)


Bookings are closed for this event.