Jeff Reiling, owner of Abundant Design

Saturday, March 25th

10:00 AM- 2:00 PM



HYDROPONICS, Jon Neufelfd, owner of Fauxboo Creations.

Jon has several Hydroponic creations around Des Moines.  His bamboo planter was a feature at The Des Moines Social Club.  There is also a system at Cowles Elementary School.  

CLASSES                                                Introduction to Hydoponics: An easy method of growing plants  for yourself and your community. Tuesday, March 28,        6:30 PM-8:00 PM.

How to Build Hydroponic Systems:  Learn how to build a hydroponic drip system and understand the important role that plants play in our lives. Saturday, April 1, 9:00 AM-10:30 AM.

Cost:  $25.00 per class. Register at: or


Halfacre Farm, owner Joe Villines, is offering a "Farm to Table Day" on Saturday, April 22, 1:00 PM-3: .

Joe provides responsibly, locally raised poultry and produce to the metro area.

"I'm going to show you how to break down a whole chicken and cook it  in various ways!  Each participant will leave with a whole, frozen chicken of their own to show off their new skills to their families."  

COST: $30.00 per person, includes the take home chicken.  Attendance capped at 30 participants.

Register at: FB, Halfacre Farm or call:  515-770-1767.





PERMACULTURE  by Jeff Reiland,                                                      

Jeff Reiling is the owner of Abundant Design.  He has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science/Biology and a Permaculture Design Certificate.  He has 20+ years experience working  in Agriculture and Biotechnology.

All Classes are on Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 PM

Session 1,  February 9, Permaculture Ethics, Principles & Observation

Session 2, February 16, Site Assessment & Engery Flow

Session 3, February 23, Plant Propagation Techniques

Session 4, March 16, Contours, Earthworks & Water Catchment

Session 5, March 23, Site Prep, Building Soil & Sheet Mulch

Session 6, March 30, Design Presentations & Discussions

Series Fee:  Individual $249; Individual + spouse $299.

Materials Fee, $49 + tax per attendee.

More detailed descriptions of the classes, please check Jeff's website: www.Abundant

Registration:  www.Abundant;                   or call 515-681-4937

Registration closes Feb. 4.


 Soon we will be posting more information concerning  this class series.

 Please check back within the week.