Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Past Workshops

05/06/2017 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A NATURE Lab workshop with Collard City Growers gardener and coordinator Christian Grigoraskos As environmental stewards in our community, water security is at the forefront of our consciousness. We are [...]
04/29/2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
PRESENTATION POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Presented by youth from Hoosick Falls High School with Ken Facin, Hoosick Falls Superintendent of Schools, and Geomicrobiologist Yuri Gorby, Professor, RPI. Youth Skillshare on [...]
04/17/2017 - 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
This workshop offers a general overview exploring the ethics and challenges of investigating and documenting high-stakes, dangerous and traumatic situations and events. Sonya will share strategies for preparing for a [...]
04/01/2017 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rensselaer Land Trust’s STREAM TEAM needs help to find out if wading in the streams of Rensselaer County might make you sick. This project will recruit and train citizen scientists [...]
12/03/2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are multiplying our stock and want to share with you! Come learn the basics of propagating from hardwood cuttings & leave with some new plant (& hopefully, human!) friends. [...]
11/19/2016 - 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kenneally will share strategies for participatory community art practice, including the process behind her scrapbooks and the StoryCandles project. This project is supported in part by an award from the [...]
10/22/2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TOUR, THINK TANK, & COMMUNITY POTLUCK Come tour Collard City Growers, Troy's first permaculture food forest project, and witness this cultivated abundance. The tour will be followed by a discussion [...]
10/22/2016 - 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Breathing Lights TOOLBOX A Financing, selecting and purchasing a home requires hard work and personal commitment, especially a vacant building that requires extensive improvements. This workshop will help people determine [...]
07/16/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED DUE TO A LONG HOT WEEK AND UPTOWN SUMMER! JOIN US FOR SPANISH TUESDAYS IN THE GARDENS! Weeding & Mulching   How does the garden behave [...]
06/18/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Beekeeping Fascinating and mysterious, honeybees are the crux of a healthy food system and keeping a hive or three can reap some sweet rewards. We will discuss the complex [...]
06/04/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This date will be confirmed asap! Join us for an afternoon of “skill sharing” on creative resistance, including a Code Pink workshop led by Medea Benjamin. More tba. What is [...]
06/04/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Slowly but surely we're getting under way with local programming at WOOC 105.3 FM now that our technical issues have more or less stabilized.  (At the moment we're running syndicated [...]
05/21/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Building Garden Beds, Transplanting, & Dividing Perennials May is an exciting and busy month in the garden. For this workshop, we will be reshaping beds that need sprucing, planting [...]
05/07/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Slowly but surely we're getting under way with local programming at WOOC 105.3 FM now that our technical issues have more or less stabilized.  (At the moment we're running syndicated [...]
04/23/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Composting & Soil Fertility The health of a garden is rooted in the soil (pun intended). We will discuss the importance of composting and healthy soil ecosystems and show [...]
04/16/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Slowly but surely we're getting under way with local programming at WOOC 105.3 FM now that our technical issues have more or less stabilized.  (At the moment we're running syndicated [...]
03/26/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Garden Planning & Grafting Why plan(t) a garden? Learn the different aspects of planning out a garden and the benefits of gardening in general.  Basic grafting techniques for fruit [...]
03/23/2016 - 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE:  The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave. (between Glen and 101st St.) A conversation with Mary Mattingly, sharing her projects on the Hudson with folks from Troy. Mary [...]
01/16/2016 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Taina Asili’s Reclaim the Thunder: Songs for Social Change Workshop brings the history and songwriting techniques of social justice music together in an interactive radical music jam to reinvent our [...]
05/17/2015 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
"Food for Thought" and "Symphony of the Soil" director Deborah Koons Garcia will cover an overview of environmental documentary production, from concept development to production to post production to strategies [...]
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