Request for Proposal

Mesquite Weekend 2024 is right around the corner.

We are looking to provide participants with relevant information presented in a dynamic way with hands-on presentations. If you are experienced in gardening, homesteading, native plants, food forests, composting, water harvesting, canning, etc. we’d like to hear from you. Though we do not have a budget for speakers, there is a $150 honorarium.

If you would like to present during Mesquite Weekend 2024, please send an email with:

Your name

Name of your presentation

Description of your presentation

Take a look at last year’s workshop presenters.

Mesquite Weekend 2023 workshop presenters.

10am Successful Small Scale Beekeeping with the Mojave Desert’s Locally Adapted Honeybees

Patrick Pynes, Northern Arizona Organic Beekeepers + The Honeybee Teacher  

11am Composting

Dennis Lesowsky, Bullhead City Master Gardener

12pm Tips for Planting New Trees

Debbie Miller, Bullhead City Master Gardener

Leroy Jackson, Bullhead City Master Gardener

Bill Stillman, Bullhead City Master Gardener

1pm Growing Mushrooms at Home

Phillip, Arizona Mushroom Society and Bufo Mushroom