Tropical Leaves
Back to Basics

Workshop Participants

Back to Basics is a full day event where you can learn from our presenters, visit and learn from our vendors/exhibitors, shop for local goods, take advantage of networking opportunities, socialize with friends, and enter to win one of many door prizes! Can't join us for the whole day? No problem! We have Ala Carte registration for those who would like to attend for part of the day.  We also have a kids' program, so bring the whole family for a full day of fun! 

Participation Fees

  • Vendor Area & Keynote: FREE

  • Full Day Adult - $30 (includes 4 workshops + lunch OR 5 workshops)

  • Full Day Senior (60+) or Student - $25 (includes 4 workshops + lunch OR 5 workshops)

  • Ala Carte - $6/Single Workshop, $12/Double Workshop, $9/Lunch 

  • Kids' Program -  $20/child (Grades K-6)

* Can't join us for the whole day? We have Ala Carte registration for those who would like to attend for part of the day.

Lunch & Snacks

  • Morning: Freshly made whole grain cinnamon and caramel rolls, bananas, and juice.  

  • Lunch: Soup, salad bar, a roll, and dessert.

    • This year's soup options are:

      • Sweet Potato Cauliflower (Vegan)

      • Broccoli Cheese (Gluten Free)

      • Steak and Mushrooms

      • Afternoon Snack: Trail Mix 

      • Water, Coffee, and Tea will be available all day long in the Commons Area

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If you're a previous Back to Basics participant who has wished you could have attended more than 5 workshops in previous years... you're in luck! You choose your schedule in 2021! Watch 5, watch 35!

 

Here's what you need to know: 

  • Registered participants will be emailed on Saturday, February 20th with access to:

    • ALL of the pre-recorded video workshops below (you choose what to watch!) 

      • Links to handouts can be found in the descriptions below and in the YouTube description

      • Links to session evaluations can be found in the YouTube descriptions

    • Links to join in the LIVE virtual Keynote presentations

      • Amy Quarberg - Saturday, Feb. 20th at 11am 

      • Dave Freeman - Saturday, Feb. 27th at 1pm  

    • A schedule of the LIVE Q&A sessions with select presenters​ and links to join the live Zoom sessions (other presenters can be reached via email if you have questions)

  • Videos will be available to view anytime between Feb 20-28th. Watch as many as you'd like from the comfort of home! ​

Don't forget to fill out the Workshop Evaluation after you watch each video. If you share your email address with us (don't worry, your responses will still be anonymous), you'll also be entered to win one of 4 great prizes! Each evaluation you fill out gets your name in the drawing again.

Be sure to check out our Virtual Vendor Fair to shop online from a wide variety of local, handmade, homemade, and sustainable products! Presenters marked with an asterisk have products/services that can be found in our Virtual Vendor Fair! 

Registration Now Open!

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Kids' Program

This is a full day program for children in Kindergarten - 6th Grade. The fee of $20/child includes fun, sustainability themed lessons, games, crafts, and lunch. Activities are both indoors and outdoors, so please make sure your children are dressed appropriately! Note: Students in 7th grade and above are welcome to register as an adult. 

Refer-A-Friend

Word of mouth continues to be the way most people hear about our event. Refer a friend or family member to the event who has never attended and get a chance to win one of two great prizes! One prize will be awarded to a referrer and one will be awarded to a referee. Just make sure that they put your name in the "referred by" box on registration, and you'll both be entered to win! Winners will be announced at the event! 

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Fee FREE Friday

Word of mouth continues to be the way most people hear about our event. Refer a friend or family member to the event who has never attended and get a chance to win one of two great prizes! One prize will be awarded to a referrer and one will be awarded to a referee. Just make sure that they put your name in the "referred by" box on registration, and you'll both be entered to win! Winners will be announced at the event! 

Due to the rooms of our venue, workshops are limited in capacity. Registering in advance of the event is the best way to ensure you can attend the workshops you're most interested in. Your spot cannot be reserved until your payment has been received. We will update this list when a session is getting close to full or no longer available for registration. *Please note: single (1-hour) workshops run concurrently with double (2-hour) workshops.The + symbol next to a business indicates the presenter will also be in the Vendor area during the rest of the day.

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