Join our interns with these technical classes that will help you make your life and property more sustainable. Solar Cooking and Sustainable Kitchens, High Desert Gardening, Water Systems, Natural Building, Land Restoration.
Join 5 other amazing people and learn solar cooking, rainwater harvesting, earth building, composting, desert gardening and more!
Rain Harvesting and Greywater Systems
Saturday June 18
10am – 4pm
Learn to harvest and make use of our important water resources. This class will cover the basic elements of rain collection systems including…
Arid Land Restoration
Sunday June 26
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Heal degraded landscapes through mulching, seeding, and creating erosion control and water harvesting structures that create micro-climates…
Open House and Intern Presentations
Saturday July 9
Arrive 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All are invited to tour our site, join us for hands-on activities, solar cooking, and a short hike.
Our interns will share…
What Ampersand Is
We explore sustainable living. Our off-grid site demonstrates sustainable systems including permaculture, land restoration, organic gardening, passive solar design, and…
The Sustainable Living Residency is an opportunity to live a low impact life and have a great time doing it, a place that can give you a life that revolves around the rhythms of the environment, a place to grow one’s intimacy with the earth and the rain and the sun.