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An Intro to Permaculture Design


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Part 1 – Introduction to Permaculture Design (9:30am-12noon)

Participants will:

  • Examine the history, ethics and principles of permaculture
  • Apply these ethics and principles to local agriculture, land management and small business
  • Explore how permaculture techniques can apply on properties of different scale and location—rural, suburban, or urban
  • Create a design for their own property or organization
  • Give and receive feedback on their practice designs

Lunch: 12noon-1pm. Bring a lunch to keep your belly happy. 

Part 2 – A Deep Dive into Gardening (1-2:30pm)

Participants will:

  • Select the type of garden that best fits their lifestyle
  • Identify free resources to build and maintain their garden
  • Review strategies for weed and pest management
  • Learn strategies for cover cropping, crop rotation and intercropping

Refund Policy: Refunds can be requested up to 7 days before the start of a workshop for a full refund. To request a refund, please email Melissa Astin at [email protected] If you find that you can’t attend the workshop, but it is too late to request a refund, you are welcome to gift to the workshop to someone else.