The file gives more information about the content of my talks and workshops. Please scroll further down this page to view a chronological list of planned and completed talks, courses and garden tours………..
Upcoming Events (2017) :
28th January 2017: Foredrag “Jorda rundt med planter som smaker” for Hamar Hagelag, kl. 10.30-14
Sted: Hamar rådhus, kommunestyresalen (se https://www.facebook.com/events/1650440485255191)
29th January 2017 (kl. 13-17): Foredrag i Hurdal (se http://okosamfunn.no/aktivitet/flerarige-gronnsaker-foredrag-med-stephen-barstow/?instance_id=258 og https://www.facebook.com/events/618504508352653) 30th January 2017: Foredrag Talk at the Royal Court in Oslo for gardeners, chefs and other staff at the Palace (Det kongelige Hoff, Oslo) 8-9th March 2017 16:00 Trondheim’s Kosmorama Film Festival’s Gourmet Cinema; see http://kosmorama.no/en/2016/12/gourmet-cinema-in-defense-of-food 15th March 2017 Skjetlein Videregående Skole (Trondheim) – internal course 24th March 2017 Sogn Jord- og Hagebruksskule (1830-2130 at Marianne Bakeri & Kafè in Aurdal (free entrance) (see also https://www.facebook.com/events/1866177443666754) 24th-26th March 2017 Weekend seminar at Hardangerakademiet for fred, utvikling og miljø, Jondal: “ET LAND – OG HAGEBRUK NÆRMERE NATUREN. Økologisk dyrking for småskala yrkesdyrking og hagebruk” See http://jonatunet.publishpath.com/grunnkurs og https://www.facebook.com/events/249462425480047/ (Cancelled) 31st March 2017 Talk and garden tour at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/events/987713594662804 and tickets from https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/around-the-world-in-80-plants-wstephen-barstow-tickets-32789491251 ) (Arr: Hatchet & Seed) 6th April 2017: Centretown United Church, 507 Bank St. , Ottawa, Canada (6-9pm) (see https://www.facebook.com/events/429606890764544)
10th April 2017: Montreal (closed event) 11th April 2017 La Ferme des Quatre-Temps (Hemmingford) (closed event) 22nd April 2017: Årsmøtet i Norwegian Seed Savers (Oslo området) (Annual meeting) 27th April 2017: Talk arranged by the Curtis Museum in Alton, Hampshire, England 5th – 7th May 2017: Helgekurs “Spiselige planter på Jevnaker og ellers i verden”, en weekend samling i Jevnaker” (se https://www.facebook.com/events/669152086592151 og http://www.jevnakerhage.com/spiselige-planter-pa-jevnaker-og-el) 8th May 2017 kl.18.00 hos Nabolagshager i landbrukskvartalet (Inngang fra Platousgate i Landbrukskvartalet på Grønland; see https://www.deltager.no/spiselige_flerarige_vekster_med_stephen_barstow_08052017) 11th May 2017 Ranheim Frivillighetssentralen, Trondheim (tickets: https://ranheimfrivilligsentral.hoopla.no/sales/4175585398) 11th-18th June 2017: Talks and courses in Austria for Arche Noah, both in east and west of the country (see https://www.arche-noah.at/wissen/kurse-und-seminare/stephen-barstow) 11th June 2017 10-17 ARCHE NOAH Schaugarten, Obere Straße 40, 3553 Schiltern und Schloss Schilern (vis-á-vis von Schaugarten) (https://www.arche-noah.at/kalender/termin-im-detail?eid=2020)
13th June 2017 16-1730 Permaveggies tour of the Vienna Botanical Garden (in English) (In cooperation with the Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna) (see https://www.arche-noah.at/kalender/termin-im-detail?eid=2021) 14th June 2017 18-21 Evening seminar on Permaveggies in Vienna (Kammermeierei der HBLFA Schönbrunn, Seckendorff-Gudent Weg 6, 1130 Wien) (see https://www.arche-noah.at/kalender/termin-im-detail?eid=2022) 16th June 2017 14-18 Half-day Permaveggies course in St. Koloman (Auerhütte am Seewaldsee, 5423 St. Koloman) (see https://www.arche-noah.at/kalender/termin-im-detail?eid=2023) 18th June 2017 15-1630 “Permaveggies” tour of the Salzburg Botanical Garden (see https://www.arche-noah.at/kalender/termin-im-detail?eid=2024) 2nd July 2017: Åfjord (Fosen) “Spiselige ville vekster og sunne matplanter i hagen” (walk and talk) Arr. Rotnes Fritid (see https://www.facebook.com/events/1876806442574733) 21st July 2017 17-22: Gladsalat2017 i Stavanger (verdensrekord forsøk i mangfoldssalat / world record attempt in diversity salad): see https://www.facebook.com/events/191018674733776 (cancelled) 28th-31st July 2017: Naturplanteskolen weekend course in Malvik. (Cancelled due to too few participants).
6th August 2017 10-17: Valdres Sopp og Nyttevekster “Tenkelige og utenkelige spiselige ville og dyrket vekster”. Sted: Skikroa på Vaset
7th-10th August 2017: Hardanger Perennialen II at Alvastien (course on perennial vegetables being planned in beautiful Hardanger), Norway; se https://www.facebook.com/events/1917835728454524 (here’s a link to an album of pictures of the first Perennialen: http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?page_id=1177 )
21st August 2017 11:30 – 12: If you can’t beat it, eat it: on using Alien species in the kitchen. Seminar for Artsdatabanken in Trondheim.
24th-27th August 2017: Teaching on a Permaculture Design Course weekend in Malvik/Trondheim with Jan Bang #1 (see http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?p=12680)
28th August 2017: Open garden in connection with Trondheim Klimafestival
31st August 2017: Talk (in English) at Göteborgs (Gothenburg) botaniska trädgård, Göteborg, Sweden (see http://www.botaniska.se/sv/kulturplattformen/Goteborgs-Botaniska-Tradgard/Startsida-Goteborgs-Botaniska-tradgard/Besok-oss1/Program/Around-the-world-in-80-plants-31-augusti )
2nd-3rd September 2017: Course on the Danish island Bornholm which is located some way from Denmark between Sweden and Germany!
6th September2017: Course on Allium at Naturplanteskolen, Denmark http://naturplanteskolen.dk/begivenhed/workshop-om-allium-fleraarige-loegplanter/?instance_id=323
14th-17th September 2017: Teaching on a Permaculture Design Course weekend in Malvik/Trondheim with Jan Bang #2 (see http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?p=12680)
12th-15th October 2017: Teaching on a Permaculture Design Course weekend in Malvik/Trondheim with Jan Bang #3 (see http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?p=12680)
26th October 2017: Talk at Trondheim Folkebiblioteket (Frøbibliotek)
31st October 2017: Short talk (40 min) at “Heldags symposium Natur, grønne omgivelser og folkehelsa”, Oslo (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi)
1st November 2017: Course for Oslo Bybondelag (evening)
Past Events (2016) :
3rd March: Lunchtime talk at Lade (Trondheim) Rotaryklubb 6th April 2016: Talk in Tokyo, Japan; see https://www.facebook.com/events/261346110875589 8th April 2016: Talk at 塩田とっこ館 (Shioda Tokkokan Museum, Shioda Daira city); see https://www.facebook.com/events/1519833134990380 19th April 2016: Inspirational talk at the end of the first Kitchen Garden for beginners course organised by Skjetlein grønt kompetansesenter in Trondheim. See https://www.facebook.com/events/843322799123304 and http://skjetleinkompetanse.no/kurs 28th April 2016: Kosters Trädgårdar, Sweden (see https://www.facebook.com/events/1567806430183747)
29-30th April 2016: Holma skogsträdgård , Sweden (more details later) 2nd May 2016: Fuglebjerggaard, Denmark (Camilla Plum) (see http://fuglebjerggaard.dk/netbutik/product_info.php?products_id=16576 and https://www.facebook.com/events/1143153349037665) 3rd May 2016: Göteborg Botaniska, Sweden (cancelled to 2017) 4th May 2016: Botanisk Hage i Oslo, Norway (Norsk Botanisk Forening) (See http://www.nhm.uio.no/besok-oss/arrangementer/2016/around-the-world-in-80-plants.html ) 1st June 2016: Edible garden tours at the Ringve Botanical Garden in Trondheim (Hagevandring på Ringve) at 1800 and 1930 (see https://www.facebook.com/events/182348042130603) 11th June 2016: Visit to Incredible Vegetables in Ashburton, Devon 12th June 2016: Hellens Garden Festival, UK (more details later) ; see http://visitherefordshire.co.uk/event/hellens-garden-festival-2 (see also http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?p=3609 ) 13th June 2016: Visit to Knightshayes Court, Devon 14th June 2016: Wardington Manor, Banbury, UK: workshop on perennial vegetables (http://thelandgardeners.squarespace.com/upcoming-events/#/new-gallery-20) 15th June 2016: Visit to Highgrove to see Prince Charles’ national Hosta collection :) 15th June 2016: Talk and book signing with Southampton’s Groovy Growers at the Art House Gallery, Southampton between 18 and 21 (for tickets: see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/around-the-world-in-80-plants-talk-and-book-signing-with-stephen-barstow-tickets-25435606584?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing) 18th June 2016: Visit to my garden for participants of Grønttreffet 2016 i Trondheim /Malvik (National weekend event for members of the Norwegian Useful Plants Society) 19th June 2016: Edible garden tour at the Ringve Botanical Garden in Trondheim (Hagevandring på Ringve) as part of Grønttreffet 2016 i Trondheim /Malvik (National weekend event for members of the Norwegian Useful Plants Society) and also Ringve’s Open Day (tour starts at 1300); see https://www.facebook.com/events/1118707291482453/ 25th June 2016: Lundefestivalen (Puffin Festival), Røst, Norway (foraging tour / sanketur) (see http://www.lundefestivalen.no/node/44 ) 4th-7th August 2016: Nordic Permaculture Festival in Isnäs, Finland? 13th August 2016: Grennessminde: Det Økologiske Gartneri, Copenhagen, Denmark (see http://naturplanteskolen.dk and https://www.facebook.com/Gartneri/posts/834102893383114 ) 14th August 2016: Naturplanteskolen Masterclass #2, Denmark (see https://www.facebook.com/events/181309812248138/ 3rd September 2016: I will open my garden and two tours will be arranged in connection with Trondheim Climate Festival! See http://klimafestivalen.org/lordag-03-september 9-10th September 2016: Hardanger, Alvastien Telste, Klyvevegen 181, 5612 Steinstø, Hordaland (cancelled until 2017) 11th September 2016: Arboretet og Botanisk hage, Bergen (Edible garden tour / hagevandring); se https://www.facebook.com/events/1256294734382637 og http://www.uib.no/arboretet/99472/spiselige-planter-fra-naturen 13-15th September 2016: Visit at The Teeny Weeny Farm, IV36 2TF Dyke, Moray, Scotland 17th September 2016: I’m leading a guided edimentals / perennial vegetables walk at the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburgh’s Harvest Festival at 2 pm. See also http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?p=6572 7th October 2016: Oikos Nord Trøndelag økoseminar på Bjerkem, Steinkjer (see https://www.facebook.com/events/1058108507591009 ) 8th October 2016: Hageselskapet Nord-Trøndelag på Jegtvolden på Inderøya ( foredrag etter årsmøte kl 1400). 22nd-23rd October 2016: Haugaland Sopp og Nyttevekstforening, Hordaland arrangerer kurs helg ved Nesheimstunet (i nedre Vats), Vindafjord (weekend course with Norwegian Useful plants society in Hordaland, Norway
24th October 2016: Sanse Helsegaard, Flesjåveien 34, 4160 Judaberg (Finnøy; between Stavanger and Haugesund) (foredrag fra 18:00–21:00; tickets available from http://www.sansehelsegaard.no; see also the FB event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1692457467741354 and http://allevents.in/judaberg/foredrag-av-stephen-barstow/1692457467741354#) (CANCELLED)
Past Events (2015) :
26th January 2015 : Malvik Hagelaget, Malvik (gardening club) Kl. 18 (Talk)
https://www.facebook.com/events/620194974792459/?pnref=story 9th February : Jonsvatnet Hagelaget, Trondheim (gardening club) (Talk) 17th February : Trondheim Nyttevekstforening (Trondheim Useful Plants Society) (Talk) See https://www.facebook.com/events/910480142316417/?pnref=story 3rd March : Tverlandet Hagelaget (gardening club), Bodø, Norway (Talk) kl. 18 19th March-7th April: New Zealand (to be announced). The following two are unconfirmed 22nd March Raglan, NZ (Kaiwaka Gardens) (Details to come; Contact Steve Hart: stevenlawrencehart (at) gmail.com)
28th March Heritage Harvest Festival, Riverton, NZ between 1.45-4.45 (followed by a forest garden tour)http://www.riverside.org.nz/events/incredible-edible-edimental-a-delicious-presentation-at-riverside-community/ 1st April Riverside Community, Lower Moutere , Tasman, NZ 24th-25th April : Jordseminar (UN’s International Year of Soils), Hitra (Helgebostad) (Course), Norway (https://www.facebook.com/groups/nyttetrond/858727027522168/?notif_t=like and http://sortrondelag.mdg.no/activities/jordseminar-pa-hitra/) 7th May : Molde Hagelaget (gardening club) in Collaboration With Ton Hazes, Molde, Norway (Talk) (https://www.facebook.com/events/823886481018530) 8th May : Oikos group Stussvik, Ølve, Hardanger, Norway (Vidar-Rune Synnevåg, tlf. 92447887) (Talk/course). FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/499984863473465/ 9th– 10th May – Hardanger Perennialen at Alvastien (course on perennial vegetables being planned), Norway (see https://www.facebook.com/events/830733303651192 ); The Alvastien web site is http://www.alvastien.tk/ 11th May - Oslo og omland sopp- og nyttevekstforening inviterer til: Foredrag og vandring med forfatteren Stephen Barstow (Det Grønne Hjørnet, Frydenlundgata 12, 0slo.
https://www.deltager.no/around_the_world_in_80_plants_11052015 and https://www.facebook.com/events/929810690396388 (Talk and forage in Oslo) 21st May - Hilliers Arboretum, Hampshire, UK (Lunchtime lecture, lunch, garden walk and book signing) From 11 a.m. (this is also rather special for me as it’s nearby where I grew up and I’ve visited the gardens many times over the years). (http://www3.hants.gov.uk/hilliers-eventdetails?id=265821) 25th May – Incredible Edible Todmorden meets the Extreme Salad Man
I’m really happy to have been asked to give a talk at Todmorden, a place and people who have inspired so many people around the world. All are welcome to this unique opportunity to spend a day in Todmorden with me, with the following program:
11:00 – 12:30 Incredible Edible Todmorden (guided tour)
14:00 – 17:00 Around the world in 80 plants (talk)
Information about price (it won’t be expensive) and local accommodation will follow! https://www.facebook.com/events/1557791414486152 and http://www.edimentals.com/blog/wp-admin/post.php?post=1058&action=edit For more information, contact Estelle at email@example.com 6th June - Food preservation workshop in my garden in Malvik with Norway’s fermentation queen Rita Amundsen from Bærum… A world record ferment is planned with many species! (konserverings workshop i min hage på Malvik med Norges fermenteringsdronningen Rita Amundsen fra Bærum).
Arr: Nyttevekstforeningen i Trondheim. 19th – 21st June – Steigen, Norway (Course: talk and wild and garden foraging). For more information, see here: http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?p=1391 23rd June – Tromsø, Norway: Course / talk, probably at Holt in Tromsø (1100 hrs) (more later) 4th July – Horten og Omegn Hagelaget (gardening club) (100 års jubileum festival)
See https://www.facebook.com/events/974560005910336 5th – 6th July - Lindesnes (Nyttevekstforeningen i Agder) (Useful Plants Society), Norway
See https://www.facebook.com/events/855949734454831 7th July; 14-17 and 18-21 - MAJOBO masterclasses “FLERÅRIGE GRØNNSAKER OG SPISELIGE STAUDER” https://www.facebook.com/events/915342135184729 / http://majobo.no/2015/04/12/masterclass-med-stephen-barstow 4th August – Open garden / Hagevandring at 1800. Malvikveien 418, Malvik as part of Trondheim Climate Festival (Klimafestivalen i Trondheim). See https://klimafestivalenitrondheim.wordpress.com (For tickets / påmelding, see https://www.facebook.com/events/1881379515419608 or contact me) 8th August – Nordic Permaculture Festival, Stjernsund, Sweden (I will hold a 3+ hours workshop / talk based on my book) (see https://www.facebook.com/events/709343712498259/?ref_dashboard_filter=calendar ) 12th August – Kneiken Community Garden in Trondheim ( Wild edibles and seed saving course / vi ser etter spiselige planter i området og diskutere hvordan man ta frø av grønnsakene til neste år) at 1630 as part of Trondheim Climate Festival (Klimafestivalen i Trondheim). See https://klimafestivalenitrondheim.wordpress.com (For tickets / påmelding, se https://www.facebook.com/events/837316619697872 or contact me!) Late August / September – Oregon, Washington State and Iceland, USA 23rd August – 2-4pm Walk and talk at the Medicinal Herb garden at the University of Washington (meet near the bus stop) 24th August – 7:30-10:00pm, Talk on Around the World in 80 plants at University Heights Center, room 209, 5031 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105 29th August – 10:30-12:00 8th Annual Northwest Permaculture Convergence, Eugene, Oregon, USA; See http://northwestpermaculture.org/content/stephen-barstow 29th August – Short free preview talk 7:30-8:30 pm, People’s Food Co-op, 3029 SE 21st Avenue Portland, OR 97202
See https://www.facebook.com/events/1624189854514653/ 30th August – 6-9pm; People’s Food Co-op, 3029 SE 21st Avenue Portland, OR 97202; it is in the Community Room, on the second floor. Around the World in 80 plants: Part 1: Introduction – my own story and an intro to perennial vegetables; Around the world in 80 plants , Part 1 – North America, Scandinavia, Western and Central Europe, Mediterranean (continued in Monday’s talk). See https://www.facebook.com/events/1624189854514653/ 31st August – 6-9pm, Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, Oregon 97215, in Muir Hall, on the main level. Around the world in 80 plants , Part 2: Introduction – my own story and an intro to perennial vegetables; Around the world in 80 plants , Part 2 – Mediterranean (II), the Caucasus and West Asia, the Himalaya, Siberia, the Far East (Korea, Japan, China), New Zealand, South America and ending in North America. See https://www.facebook.com/events/1624189854514653/ 3rd September – 12:30pm to 5pm – Feral Farm, Upper Skagit Valley, Washington State, USA . I look forward to co-teaching with Matt van Boven! See http://feralfarmagroforestry.com/events.html (and http://www.edimentals.com/blog/?page_id=2260) 5th September – 1pm to 5pm Sal Garðyrkjufélags Íslands, Síðumúla 1, Reykjvaík “Ætar plöntur með Stephen Barstow – Námskeið Sumarhússins og garðsins (Edible plants with Stephen Barstow)” See https://www.facebook.com/events/1479525102347465/ 7th September – 10:00am to 4pm – Hlíðardalsskóli, Iceland. Workshop on “Plants worthy of trying out in Iceland” https://www.facebook.com/events/1524505947835548 and https://www.facebook.com/events/499988026842767/ 3 rd November – “Around the World Vegetable Diversity in Norway”, talk at the seminar “Ny start for utviklingen av Norsk grønnsaksmangfold: Inspirasjon fra utlandet og fra vår egen historie” arranged by Organic Norway (Oikos), Oslo, Norway
Past Events (2014) :
12. mars Åsnes Hagelag, Skogsbrukskolen, Gjesåsen (Foredrag) 13. mars Hydros Hageklubb, Oslo (Foredrag) 15. mars Frøsamlernes Forårskursus 2014, Copenhagen (Foredrag) 27. april Portåsens vårmarked, Mjøndalen Foredrag (Foredrag) 27. april Spiselig By Horten (Foredrag)
Helgen 10. – 11. mai Hvaler Hagelag (foredrag og villsanking) 1. juni Vestvågøy seiersløk safari (villsanking og besøk for å se løkhagen på Lofotr) 1.– 4. juni Skomvær Fyr (Lighthouse), Permagrønnsakskurs med kunstneriske innslag på Skomvær 17.- 20. juni Holma skogsträdgård, Höör, Sverige Foredrag og kurs (Holma, Lund og Malmø) 22. juni Ekebo Andelsgård, Nesodden Kl. 10 -16 Kursdag med fokus på flerårige grønnsaker (samarbeid mellom EKEBO andelsgård og Sletta Permakultura). 24. juli Bærum Permakulturforening kl. 18-21 i Dæliveien 56 i Bærum (minikurs) 25. – 29. juli European Permaculture Convergence, Lake Batak, Bulgaria (workshops and foraging) 14. – 17. august Nordic Permaculture Festival, Friland på Djursland (foredrag) 24. august Internasjonal kjøkkenhagendag på Tingvoll (kort halvtimers innlegg under selve arrangement etterfulgt av et minikurs) 30. – 31. august Økologisk Høstmarked, Grennesminde, Copenhagen, Danmark (jeg var overdommer på verdens første Fantasisalater konkurransen og holdt et kurs hos Naturplanteskolen) 12. september Talk to various transition / permaculture groups, Ottawa, Canada 21. september Arktisk Matfestival, Mosjøen (kort foredrag og villsanking) 15. oktober Stjørdal Hagelag Foredrag 19. oktober Bergen (Norsk Permakulturforening, lokallag Hordaland), Bærekraftig liv, Løvstakken Minikurs 20. oktober Tysvær Hagelag Foredrag 21. oktober Sola Helsefarm, Stavanger Minikurs 19. november JABB Trondheim (30 minutters innlegg om Plantearven og min bok) 29. november Bokslipp Oslo Mathallen 8. – 14. desember Bokslipp UK 16. desember Malvik Biblioteket (foredrag)