Re-Skill-ience Workshop Series

G.A.L.A. hosts hands-on homesteading and bushcraft workshops about everything from beekeeping to fermenting foods to grafting and beyond! Learn more here.

Start a Study Circle

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.

Sustain-A-Raisers and You!

Sustain-A-Raisers are volunteer-led installations of raised garden beds, rain barrels, compost bins, cold frames, and clotheslines! Inquire about hosting or volunteering for a Raiser today!

Natural Home Burial Workshop, May 4th

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Global Awareness Local Action (G.A.L.A.) and Jack Mountain Bushcraft School are excited to announce the next feature in their monthly NH Re-skill-ience Workshop Series, hands-on workshops designed to help participants develop skills and knowledge that strengthen personal and community resilience. Workshop topics generally focus on sustainable living, bushcraft, and homesteading. The next workshop, Introduction to Home Funeral and Natural Burial Options with Julie Lanoie RN, MA takes place on Wednesday, May 4th, at The General Wolfe.

Julie Lanoie, RN, MA is hospice coordinator and behavioral health nurse for Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County. She is a volunteer educator and consultant for family-directed funerals in the Mount Washington Valley and a founding member of New Hampshire Funeral Resources Education and Advocacy, committed to empowering families at the end of life through informed choice. Learn how to care for loved ones after death at home with family and friends by attending this workshop, Introduction to Home Funeral and Natural Burial Options.

Participants will learn about the benefits and the legal rights and responsibilities of holding home funerals. There will be a demonstration of body care and the opportunity to learn how to complete required paperwork, and how to make funerals meaningful without breaking the bank. Participants will also be introduced to the concept of “green cemeteries” and learn where to find more information about that topic.

This workshop takes place from 6:30 – 8:30 at the General Wolfe (518 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, NH. The cost to participate in the workshop is $15. Limited space requires pre-registration through G.A.L.A.’s website HERE or by calling 603-539-6460.