2016 Re-Skill-ience Workshop Series

Join G.A.L.A. and Jack Mountain Bushcraft School on the first Wednesday of every month for hands-on learning about everything from beekeeping to fermenting foods to grafting and beyond! Learn more here.

It’s Study Circle Season

Every year G.A.L.A. helps communities in NH organize Study Circles – small groups of people coming together to learn about topics of sustainability in a fashion similar to a book club.  Learn more.

Become a Member!

Membership is a meaningful way to support G.A.L.A. and stay connected to the community.  Members also get an exclusive member decal and discounts on select G.A.L.A. events.  Learn more.

Making Wine, Mead, and Cider Workshop


Learn about the historic needs and methods to preserving fruit crops by fermentation. Come learn from Matt Trahan and Ash Fischbein, founders of the award-winning Sap House Meadery, and Tim Smith, registered Master Maine Guide, about one of the simplest ways to stretch your food through the winter – fermentation! Tim Smith will cater to the low-budget, low-effort method, while the guys at Sap House will offer a little more insight into larger scale and greater precision methods. In addition to learning the complete process and getting your questions answered from these aficionados, you will get to take home your own experimental quart of delicious wine.


Contra Dance – Oct 22nd with Alice Morris


Community members dancing in the Great Hall during last month’s dances.

The Community Contra Dance Series hosted by G.A.L.A. continues on Saturday, October 22nd at the Wolfeboro Town Hall’s “Great Hall”. Dances run from 7:00 to 10:00pm, with the first half hour dedicated to a brief overview of the basic steps of New England contra dance, and neither experience nor a partner is required. Dances are a fun and energizing night out for all ages and abilities, even if you simply prefer to cheer the dancers on from the sidelines and enjoy the live music.

Many beginner dancers are planning to return for another evening of great music and fun. Instruction and the evening’s calls will be from long-time contra caller Alice Morris, who, although she began long before in the Midwest, has called dances around New England for 15 years.

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Introduction to Timber Framing – 10/21 to 10/23

Global Awareness Local Action (G.A.L.A) and Sweet Clover Farm proudly host a three day intensive post & beam workshop led and facilitated by the dashing and exceedingly skilled Ansel Gifford; so get out your straw hats and clear your calendars for this one-of-a-kind life experience! The workshops will take place Oct 21st – 23rd, 2016.


By the end of this weekend, students will walk away with a wide range of skills and ideas, and the satisfaction of having cut, built, and raised a spectacular Finnish sauna frame featuring a classic hammer-beam roof system.

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