Poultry in Motion

April 8, 2017 - April 10, 2017

Break out of your shell with an interdisciplinary workshop on chicken tractors, poultry gardens, organic quiche and Ukrainian painted Easter eggs.

Event starts at 10:00 AM on Saturday
and ends at 12:00 PM on Monday

Cost of Program -- $150.00 - $195.00

Event Department

Heartwood Institute

Sign up before April 2nd at our $195 early bird rate. The rate for locals who do not require accommodations is $150.

Learn how to integrate chicken tractors and grazing to increase productivity and resilience in your farm or garden system. Work with a team to construct a chicken tractor, install a perennial poultry forest forage garden, and develop garden grazing calendars. Our Culinary Arts department will be offering meals that incorporate the eggs raised on our farm. Discover how to create Ukrainian Pysanka (Equinox/Easter Eggs) through our Eco-Arts Department.

Interested in going? Contact the program coordinator permaculture@heartwoodinstitute.org

Standard tuition includes onsite camping, use of our sauna, hot tub, and swimming pool and organic meals lovingly prepared by our culinary arts department. Room upgrades in our eco-friendly housing may be available at an additional charge, please check your preference when booking the class, and we will contact you about availability, and costs associated. Balance for accommodation upgrades are required at check-in


George Lea
George brings three decades of experience working with both arts organizations and community development issues to the institute. Since the mid-seventies he ha…
Natalie Varrallo
Natalie grew up in Woodstock, New York, where she was exposed early on to alternative forms of food, medicine, community, and lifestyle. Possessing an insatiab…
Christina Zawerucha
Christina Zawerucha is a permaculture agronomist who is passionate about the exchange of ecological wisdom in multicultural contexts. Focused on working with i…

Register for this program by filling out this form

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket $195.00
Local price (no camping included) $150.00
Price includes standard camping, meals, use of the sauna, hot tub, and pool.
If you would like to upgrade to a room, select a room option from the list, you will be required to pay for the room upon your arrival
Click here to read about room options