practicum

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[…]

Toad Habitat Workshop

We have just two species of toad here in Massachusetts. They are increasingly threatened by climate change. They’re very friendly creatures and provide pest control in our gardens and farms. They are also very important indicator species that tell us about the health of our ecosystem. We’ll talk about each of the toad species that[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Summer 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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