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Whippoorwill 2015 Schedule

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  Thursday July 9
 Friday July 10
 Saturday July 11
 Sunday July 12
 8:00  Breakfast
 Breakfast Breakfast

 9:00  Morning Circle
 Morning Circle
 Morning Circle

 10:00
 Set up time
1.  Field Trip: "Straw Bale House Under Construction" with Tim Hensley and Jane Post, Forest Retreats, Berea KY

2.  "Food Security" with Zimbo

3.  "Instant Poetry" with Scott Goebel, Bad Branch Institute

4.  "Knife Sharpening" with Jeff Gottlieb

5.  "No-Till Farming" with Dameyon Beaman

6.  "Herbal and Community Approaches to Disaster" with Leah Wolfe, Trillium Center

7.  "Basic Metalworking" with Daniel Scott, Knoxville TN

8.  "Talking About Transgender" with Emma Grasmeder, Harrisonburg VA

9.  "Movement and Meditation - An Exercise in Self Care" with Cheng Liu

10. "Tracking" with Craig Caudill, Nature Reliance School, Winchester KY


1.  "Edible and Medicinal Weed Walk and Talk" with Jerry Redden, Wellington KY

2.  "Food Security" with Zimbo

3.  "Natural Childbirth: Prenatal Yoga and Doula" with Hannah Parks

4.  "Flint Knapping" with Johnny Faulkner, US Forest Service Archeologist (retired)

5.  "Raising Urban Fowl" with Daniel Aisenbrey and Elizabeth Stanford

6.  "Urban Cycling" with Mike Galbraith, Lexington KY

7.  "Non Violent Communication" with Meredith, Asheville NC

8.  "Insects, Spiders and Scorpions of Kentucky" with Blake Newton, University of Kentucky Entomology

9.  "Worm Composting" with Ashley Osborne, University of Kentucky Extension Associate for Environmental Issues

10.  "Get That Fire Going" with Wild Bill, High Adventure Wilderness School, Stanton KY









1.  "Food Security" with Zimbo

2"Cooking Over an Open Fire: Cast Iron and Dutch Oven" with Colleen Casey and Lisa Worley

3.  "Radical Self Care for Activists" with Rachel Milford, Reclaiming Your Roots, Knoxville TN

4.  Making Things from Thrift Store Finds" with Nia Ravenstahl

5.  "Yoga for Anatomical Empowerment" with Leah Van Winkle, Broadway Bodywork, Berea KY

6.  "Police Abuse - From Ferguson, Missouri to Clear Fork Tennessee" with Cathy Birch and Carol Judy

7.  "Non Timber Forest Products Herb Walk" with Terry Black, ShawBlack Farm











 12:00  Lunch (on your own)
 Lunch (on your own)
 Lunch (on your own)
 
 Thursday July 9
 Friday July 10
 Saturday July 11
 Sunday July 12
 1:001.  "Tipi Living Skills" with Joan Candolino, Sweet Water Tipi, Hardyville KY

2.  "GMOs, Organics and Monsanto" with Mike Durschmid, Organic Consumers Association

3.  "Rain Garden Maintenance" with Kara Sayles, Bluegrass Greensource













 
1.  "Hummingbirds" with Carroll Young, Frankfort KY

2.  "Wild Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms" with Wes Wojtowicz

3.  "Hugelkulture" with Dameyon and Kristina Beaman

4.  "Healing Illness Through the Gut With Food and Herbs" with Rachel Milford, Reclaiming Your Roots, Knoxville TN

5. "How To Lead a Vision Quest" with Alice Melendez, Plowshares for Appalachia

6.  "Earthships" with Jacob Mudd

7.  "Wilderness Survival" with Craig Caudill, Nature Reliance School, Winchester KY

8.  "Enjoying Nature With Your Kids" with Liz Wiles and Hannah Spencer, Mountain SOL School, Morgantown, WV











1.  Field Trip: "Permaculture in Action: Off Grid, Natural Building & No-till Farming" with Susana Lein, Salamander Springs Farm
(until 4:00)

2.  "Cooking with Solar Ovens" with Joel Dufour, Earth Tools Inc., Owenton KY

3. "Primitive Longbows" with Dave Mead, Mead Longbows, Somerset KY

4.  "Making Things from Pallets" with Tony Jackson, Richmond KY

5. "Medical Marijuana" with Neal Spears and Jaime Montalvo, Kentuckians for Medical Marijuana

6.  "Cultivating Resilient Communities" with Tim Kercheville, Bowling Green KY

7.  
"Enjoying Nature With Your Kids" with Liz Wiles and Hannah Spencer, Mountain SOL School, Morgantown, WV






1.   "Community Organizing to Build Collective Power" with Cara Cooper, Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition

3.  "Thai Massage" with Eric Blevins, Mountain Justice

4.  "Basic Bicycle Maintenance - Part 1" with Jay Rogers, Mike's Hike and Bike, Richmond and London KY

5.  "Travel and Work in RV Tiny House" with Cheng Lui


6.  "Beekeeping" with Joe and Jessica Moore, J&J Beeworks


 3:001.  "Butterflies" with Connie May and Mary Carol Cooper

2.  "Flatfooting" with Julie Shepherd-Powell and Adrian

3.  "Thrift Store Sweaters to Abundant Fiber" with Colleen Casey

4.  "Ramen Noodle Cuisine for Students" with Tisa Dixson, McMinnville TN

5.  "Vegetables First!  Gardening with Kids" with Heather Sayre

 









 


1.  "Leatherwork: Moccasins and Bags" with Frank Otero

2.  "Making Cheese" with Debbonnaire Kovacs, www.debbonnaire.com

3.  "Intensive Natural Gardening" with John Wright

4.  "Aldo Leopold and Land Ethics" with Hannah Helm, Crossvine Woods

5.  "Low Tech Mushroom Cultivation" with Erica Gunnison

6.  "Wilderness First Aid" with Chris Smith, Berea KY, EMT Basic

7.  "Intro to Vegan Permaculture" with Joe, Wild Earth Farm and Sanctuary, Irvine KY

8.  "D.I.Y. Happiness" with Faye Eaton-Adams





1.  "Meditation in 10 Traditions" with Clayton Parks, St. Louis MO

2.  "The Healing Power of Writing" with Debbonnaire Kovacs, www.debbonnaire.com

3.  
"Leatherwork: Moccasins and Bags" with Frank Otero

4.  "Bark Baskets" with Jeff Gottlieb

5.  "Make Mead Like a Viking" with Jereme Zimmerman, Earthineer

6.  "Shaker Singing" with Roberta Burnes

7.  "Shelter Building" with Elet Hall

8.  "What Left THAT in my Backyard?" with Wild Bill, High Adventure Wilderness School, Stanton KY







1.  "Unschooling" with Marty Mudd

2.  "Making Bead Earrings" with Patty Draus

3.  "Basic Bicycle Maintenance - Part 2" with Jay Rogers, Mike's Hike and Bike, Richmond and London KY

4.  "Walk: Roots and Non-Timber Forest Products" with Carol Judy, Clearfork Community Institute, TN

5.  "Story Telling Circle: Folklore, Roots, and Creating a Culture of Place" with Xyara Asplen













 5:00 Free Time*
 Free Time*

Ropemaking Demo
with Jeff Gottlieb

 Free Time*
 
 6:30 Dinner Dinner Dinner
 



 
 Announcements

Pie Auction

Open Mike with emcee Kevin Howard, Whitesburg KY
Bob Shaffer on Fracking

Pie Auction

Break

The Kentucky Clodhoppers

Poetry w/ Scott Goebel and friends

Sam Gleaves

Standup Comic Dr Hyena

The Carmonas

 
Keynote: Joel Dufour, Earth Tools Inc. 

Break

Contra Dance with ArtMize, Joe Wilkie caller

Cake Walk

The Tennessee Turkeys


 
 
9:00 Naked Eye Stargazing w/ Kaleb
9:00 Elder Fire Circle: An Inter-generational Conversation

 


(9:30)  "Stargazing Through a Telescope" with Rick Schrantz, Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club, Lexington (weather permitting)
(9:30)  "Stargazing Through a Telescope" with Rick Schrantz, Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club, Lexington (backup date if Friday night is cloudy)  
 11:30 Quiet Time
 Quiet Time
 Quiet Time
 Quiet Time