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Learning in the Greenhouse        Harvest Fest Classes

Fall 2016 Sustainable Living Courses

The Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) is pleased to offer these courses in sustainable living through the College of eLearning & Extended Education.

HSU STUDENTS: Register online HERE
COST: All CCAT classes are free to HSU students.

COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Register Online HERE
COST: Please refer to the fee listed under each class description.

ENST 123: INTRODUCTION TO HERBS

Herbs

This course is designed to provide a brief introduction to herbalism and various ways of healing with medicinal plants.

By the end of the session, students will have had the opportunity to taste, see, smell and learn about some of the most commonly used herbs and how to incorporate them into daily life for overall health and well-being. Each class will include hands on herbal medicine making so students can learn various methods, tips and techniques to make herbal preparations with samples to go home.

Date ………. Wednesday, September 14 - November 16

Time ………. 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Fee ………. Free for HSU students. Community members $75*

Location ………. HSU Campus: CCAT

Instructor ………. Marina de Caldas Gomes

Class # 47289

Course… Students Register Online Here  and community members Register Online Here 

 

ENST 123: GREEN BUILDING

Cob Creation         Natural Building Class

This course is intended to create a foundation that enables the student to successfully exercise and potentially adopt natural patterns of building and construction. In addition, students will explore alternative methods of sustainable residential design.

Each student will build and work with natural materials (including, but not limited to – cob, super adobe, natural paint, and hempcrete), gain a working knowledge of what constitutes Net Zero Energy housing and explore how to build it.

This course includes field trip opportunities.

Date ………. Friday,  Sept 9 – Nov 4

Time ………. 9:00 AM – 10:50 AM

Fee ………. Free for HSU students. Community members $65*

Location ………. HSU Campus: CCAT

Instructor ……….  Ciera Townsley and Ivan Soto

Course ………. Students: Register Online Here or Community members: Register Online Here

ENST 123: FOUNDATIONS FOR ORGANIC GARDENING

Learning about Compost!   garden

logs

 

This course is intended to create a foundation that enables each student to successfully plan, plant and harvest an organic garden of their own. Once the basic skills are acquired, growing our own food is one of the most empowering things we can do. It is simultaneously a way to save money, eat healthy, create community and live sustainably.

Date ………. Thursday, Sept. 1 – Nov. 3

Time ………. 3:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

Fee ………. $75*

Location ………. HSU Campus: CCAT

Instructor ………. Kelly Karaba

Class Number: 47290

Course ………. Students: Register Online Here or Community members: Register Online Here

ENST 123: URBAN HOMESTEADING

Bee Keeping Class Tule Fog Farm Tour

This course will explore various components of an urban homesteading system that can be implemented in any situation. It will provide a hands-on approach in which students will have the opportunity to hone, develop, and share skills that they already have or are interested in learning, as well as be exposed to new skills that will be shared by other students.

Date ………. Thursday, September 1 - November 3

Time ………. 1:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Fee ………. Free for HSU students. Community members $75*

Location ………. HSU Campus: CCAT

Instructor ………. Meka Hunt

Class Number: 47288

Course ………. Students: Register Online Here or Community members: Register Online Here

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