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Early Spring Advanced Permaculture Practicum 2025: The Herb Garden

This is an opportunity for PDC program graduates to put their education to use. During these two weeks we will work on various projects that incorporate what you learned at your PDC. These may include large or small scale building projects, terraforming projects, planting, rainwater collection and storage, and a variety of projects that demonstrate[…]

Summer Advanced Permaculture Practicum 2024

This is an opportunity for PDC program graduates to put their education to use. During these two weeks we will work on various projects that incorporate what you learned at your PDC. These may include large or small scale building projects, terraforming projects, planting, rainwater collection and storage, and a variety of projects that demonstrate[…]

Natural Building Workshop: Summer Kitchen

Summer kitchens – outdoor kitchens – appear in many cultures around the globe. In some places, outdoors was (and still IS) the only place for a kitchen. Here in North America, they are considered luxury amenities. We all know that food cooked outside over a wood or charcoal fire just tastes better, right? We will[…]

Spring Advanced Permaculture Skills Intensive III

This is an opportunity for PDC program graduates to put their education to use. During these two weeks we will work on various projects that incorporate what you learned at your PDC. These may include large or small scale building projects, terraforming projects, planting, rainwater collection and storage, and a variety of projects that demonstrate[…]

Weekend Workshop: Mobile Barn(s)

We’re going to be working together to build a mobile barn from an old hay wagon frame and materials taken from the waste stream and purchased locally. The barn will be used to house our Saanen does and will allow us to move them around, along with their fencing, to new areas of pasture and[…]

Work Party: Market Garden Rehab

Covid really hit our farm business hard. Lost our customers, lost our workforce. We’re rebuilding this year and need some help getting on top of the abysmal condition of our market garden so that we can prepare to use it again this season for quick-growing crops (or cover crops) and plan more permanent crops for[…]

Work Party: Solar Dryer

There is nothing quite as nice as laundry dried in the sun and fresh air. It’s also a whole lot more environmentally friendly and economical given the steep rise in electricity. Come and help us put up a large solar dryer (aka washing line) on our farm. I mean, it’s YUGE. We’re going to make[…]

Spring Advanced Permaculture Skills Intensive II

This is an opportunity for PDC program graduates to put their education to use. During these two weeks we will work on various projects that incorporate what you learned at your PDC. These may include large or small scale building projects, terraforming projects, planting, rainwater collection and storage, and a variety of projects that demonstrate[…]

Spring Advanced Permaculture Skills Intensive

This is an opportunity for PDC program graduates to put their education to use. During these two weeks we will work on various projects that incorporate what you learned at your PDC. These may include large or small scale building projects, terraforming projects, planting, rainwater collection and storage, and a variety of projects that demonstrate[…]

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