Root & Branch’s Educational Workshops are topic-based learning events for both adults and children in Berks County.  Each workshop is designed to engage participants in a well-rounded learning experience that will inspire and empower you to apply practical sustainable techniques in your life.

Workshops include a variety of hands-on activities, visual aides, information and demonstrations on permaculture, ecology, and sustainable living.

Workshop Topics

  • Composting 101
  • Vermiculture – Worm Composting
  • Container Gardening
  • Urban Gardening – Growing Food in Small Spaces
  • Home Water Management – Rainwater Harvesting & Rain Gardens
  • Introduction to Permaculture
  • Home & Garden Ecology
  • Gardening for Wildlife
  • Permaculture Design at Home
  • Food Preservation 101
  • Fermented Foods
  • Homesteading for Beginners
  • Herb Workshops – Culinary & Medicinal
  • Trash to Treasure – the Art of Recycling, Repurposing, & Upcycling

Children’s Workshops

  • Junior Green Thumbs – Basic Gardening for Kids
  • Eco-Detectives – Uncovering the Mysteries of the Natural World (Ecology)
  • Wildlife Wizards – Gardening for Wildlife
  • SuperSavers Club- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Get Down, Break Down! – Composting for Kids
  • Children’s Garden Parties

Visit the calendar of events for more information on upcoming workshops.


Interested in hosting a workshop?  Contact me today!


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