Bike Commuting 101 Workshop – Saturday, March 26, 2011 – 10:00 a.m to Noon

Are you afraid to begin bike commuting? This workshop is for you! Join Pedals2People to learn the basics on getting started commuting in the city. Topics covered will include: safety 101, bike laws, riding in traffic, how to choose your route, who are the local resources for commuting, types of panniers, and the bare bones of common mechanical issues encountered when commuting. We will also have an opportunity to hear from local commuters and “reformed” commuters about their personal experiences in the city. Bring your bike and if you want to get your hands dirty, P2P will be available to discuss some basic bike maintenance. Pre-registration is required – only 20 spaces available! Cost: $15, proceeds go to Pedals2People. Location: Sun People Dry Goods Co, 32 West Second Avenue, Suite 200. Register at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/155628 or at Sun People Dry Goods Co.

Chicken Keeping 101 Workshop – Saturday, April 2, 2011 – 10:00 a.m to Noon

Paul and wife Susan grew up around chickens. They have many years of practical experience and learned by doing, & refining what their parents and grandparents taught them. They have tried a lot of different breeds and methods. Sign up and learn from their experience! Topics will include: Summery of chicken keeping regs in the Spokane area; housing; breed selection; feeding and caring for chickens; raising baby chicks; & egg production. Pre-registration is required – only 20 spaces available! Cost: $20. Location: Sun People Dry Goods Co, 32 West Second Avenue, Suite 200. Register at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/165947 or at Sun People Dry Goods Co.

Other upcoming workshop dates –
Introduction to Beekeeping. Saturday, April 9, 2011.

Introduction to Herbalism. Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Outdoor Composting 101. Saturday, May 21, 2011.

For more information about any of our events, please contact Beth at beth@sunpeopledrygoods.com or call the store at (509) 368-9378.