workshop

Designing Permaculture Farms and Communities

Achieving Resilient Regional Food and Energy Security with Permaculture Design. In this workshop, you will: learn how to design your farm and community with the insights and techniques of permaculture; integrate fruits, nuts, craft materials, fuel woods and berries into biodiverse wildlife corridors; use conservation easements to bring back The Commons and to utilize riparian buffers creatively; install gravity-fed rainwater systems; conduct watershed-based farm and economic planning; mix animals with nut trees; use silvopasture and orchards for value-added products; construct natural buildings, cabins, summer kitchens and infrastructure for animals, interns, events and guests; and set up fully off grid energy systems for farms and communities.