Upcoming Classes and Workshops

SATURDAY March 23

10:30am — Native Plant ID/Piney Woods Culture Hike led by Jordan Bantuelle

12:30pm — LUNCH

2:00pm — Permaculture Principles / Southern Permaculture Strategies led by Jordan

3:00pm — Forest Bath Hike — Being in Relationship W/ Nature led by Kezia & Jordan

5:30pm — Dream Circle @ the Fire led by Kezia

SUNDAY March 24

10:30am — Native Plant ID/Piney Woods Culture Hike led by Jordan Bantuelle

Spring Equinox Campout: Finding Balance $45 – March 23nd-24th


Join us the weekend following the Spring Equinox to unplug in nature on our rural property in Lumberton, MS. Feel free to attend all of the offerings or just pick and choose what calls to you most as you enjoy the land.

Bring the family for just the day and enjoy hiking in our 111 acres that opens onto DeSoto national forest. Tickets include access to all of the workshops and a vegetarian lunch. Potluck dinner if you want to campout with a campfire. The facilities include running water, electricity access, and a composting toilet.

$45 — includes campsite, lunch, & all activities. Get nervous about being outdoors but feel the call for camping? Just get in touch with us! We’ll talk you through it and we also have extra equipment. $$ holding you back? Send us a message and let us know what your situation is. We’re committed to making it work for those who desire it.

Click below to buy your tickets–space is limited to 27!


Off Grid Solar Basics

Friday Feb 22nd 3pm-4:30pm // 3700 Toledano

We are demonstrating our simple off grid solar array for powering lights, pumping water, charging tools, and more. Learn some DC electricity basics and how to practically get your own system going.

Limit 10 people CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.

Edible Gardening + Spring Plant Clearance Sale!

WORKSHOP: Friday March 8th // 3pm – 4:30pm // 3700 Toledano PLANT SALE: Friday 2-6, Saturday 9am-3pm

Mardi Gras is over and it’s the perfect time to plant a spring garden! We’ll cover proper irrigation, what to plant (seeds vs starter plants), bed prep, and more! PLUS, we’re having a blowout of our greenhouse, clearing it out for new things to come! Visit us! The workshop has a limit 20 people. As always, get in touch if cost is an issue. Click here to buy tickets! 

Composting Basics

Friday March 15th // 3pm – 4:30 pm // Laughing Buddha Nursery // 4516 Clearview Parkway

Learn how easy it is to compost, what the benefits are, and how you can get started. Troubleshooting your current pile, compost tea, and worm composting will be covered as well.
Compost worms, materials for making bins, and other goods for sale from Laughing Buddha.
Limit 20 people. Get in touch if cost is an issue.

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Raising Urban Chickens – Saturday March 30th // 10-11:30am 

@ All You Need, 3700 Toledano

Learn all you need to know to raise some happy healthy chickens with happy healthy eggs here in New Orleans. Coops and runs, raising chicks, egg production, buying adult birds, egg-eaters and broody hens, feed, and more! $20 Email info@allyouneedinstitute.com if you have any questions or concerns! Get in touch if cost is an issue.

Intro to Permaculture – Saturday May 4th // 10am – 11:30am

@ All You Need Is Home, 3700 Toledano  

Permaculture is a way of designing living environments that is founded in the ethics of caring for people and the planet, and based in the observation of natural systems. We ask how we can provide for human needs in a way that regenerates ecosystems. In this workshop we will discuss how the principles of Permaculture relate to our lives, and what kind of strategies can emerge from these principles.

DIY Composting & Soil Health*Make A Composter! Saturday April 20 // 10-12:30pm 

@All You Need 3700 Toledano

Learn how easy it is to compost, what the benefits are, and how you can get started. You have the option to purchase materials to build simple composters that are great for regular or worm composting and can be adjusted to fit your needs. We’ll even help you build it! 15 people max. Additional $10 charge if you want to build a composter.

Creating Edible Ecosystems

Saturday March 16th // 12pm – 1:30 pm // The Green Project, 2831 Marais St. 

You can produce your own food while nurturing the plants, soil, and animals in your garden. It’s basically a veggie growing part 2 class with some permaculture principles, biology/ecology, and lots of info of how to keep pests off your plants without chemicals!This follows a Green Project workshop where attendees will build a bat house for their yards – a great way to improve ecology and increase natural pest control. Hope to see you at both!   25% discount for members of The Green Project, email info@TheGreenProject.org.

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Beekeeping Basics 

Friday March 29th / 5:30-7PM / 3700 Toledano

Learn the basics of a life-long hobby! We will be demonstrating our urban beekeeping operation and teaching you all the most important tools and steps to get your apiary started.

Limit 20 people. Get in touch if cost is an issue, info@allyouneedinstitute.com

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Mushroom Growing on Logs @ City Park!

Saturday April 6th 12pm-2pm // City Park Volunteer Center // 1031 Harrison Ave

Join us for a hands on workshop where we will cover mushroom basics then inoculate logs with shiitake and oyster mushrooms. Our logs are from removal of the invasive Chinese Tallow tree, invasive in City Park!

Limit 20 people, must register in advance. $35 includes a take-home log, additional logs available for purchase. Click below to purchase your ticket!




Urban Water Management — Friday April 19 // 5:30pm – 7:00pm

@ All You Need, 3700 Toledano

Learn about simple DIY solutions to prevent flooding on your property, including French drains, rain gardens, and barrels. We will also talk about the benefits of rain water and how it can be integrated into garden irrigation.As always, reach out if cost is an issue and let us know if you have any questions or concerns — info@allyouneedinstitute.com

Creating Edible Ecosystems ~ Tuesday May 7th // 5:30-7pm 

@All You Need, 3700 Toledano  

You can produce your own food while nurturing the plants, soil, and animals in your garden. It’s a edible gardening part II class with some permaculture principles, biology/ecology, and lots of info of how to fertilize and keep pests off your plants without chemicals! We also have seed and compost available.