Back to Quail Springs! This time arriving by bicycle! Never thought I would ride all the way to the Cuyama desert from Santa Barbara using pedal power, but somehow the notion of a women's permaculture gathering gave me the inspiration to do it.
The Goddess panel including
Penny Livingston-Stark, Kat Steele & Starhawk.
Our beautiful camping area
the cob house is almost done!
Learning how to butcher a deer, we found it as road-kill on the highway
Lynn & Justin demonstrate how to use the compressed earth block machine.
A compressed earth block--home made.
Orchard toilets are our friends.
We began and closed our gathering with a ceremony including brewing compost tea. After it had bubbled away for two days, we all spread out the compost tea on the gardens.