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2013 Homestead Permaculture Design Course (PDC) – Registration now open 1

In the midst of summer we are turning our thoughts to the fall. Now is the time to start plants for your fall garden.  You can also plant a second round of summer veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans and summer squash.  They will have plenty of time to ripen before the first frost – ...

Edible Forest Gardens: Access & Circulation 4

We had a great day today starting the second phase of our homestead Edible Forest Garden.  The first phase of our design was to build several small duck ponds with interconnecting swales.  This fertilized water along with our movable chicken ship created a very fertile soil.  Today we looked over our designs for the area ...

Advanced Permaculture Apprenticeship

The Ecovillage Training Center has been an integral part of the development of permaculture, natural building, ecovillage design, solar design, and other ecological systems. Albert Bates started the center in 1994 with the intention to provide a training site that was affordable and hands on.  16 years later it is still alive and vibrant. Recently ...