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Announcing: Earthaven Permaculture Design Course (PDC) by Permaculture in Action

Patricia Allison, Dylan Ryals-Hamilton and Zev Friedman will co-lead a Permaculture Design Certification class this winter at Earthhaven EcoVillage beginning January 9, 2013.           New Format, accessible to folks outside the immediate Asheville area Since we love this stuff and we’re always trying to make it better, we have created yet […]

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Expanded learning opportunities and extended deadline for Permaculture in Action two-day Intro class Nov. 3 & 4

We are practicing the Permaculture principal of “Creatively Using and Responding to Change”! A new opportunity has allowed up to expand our learning opportunities and extend the deadline for the Permaculture in Action two-day Intro class on Nov. 3 & 4 New deadline to register is now Monday, October 29, 2012 We will begin with […]

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Top 5 things you’ll learn at the two-day Intro to Permaculture in Action class — Nov 3 & 4

When you participate in a Permaculture in Action class you walk away with a ton of rich experience and new skills for creating thriving permaculture systems plus a deeper understanding of whole systems theory and practice. Our annual Intro to Permaculture in Action class is happening again this autumn and this time we’ve expanded it […]

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Watch this video. Zev and Dylan talk about the Nov. 3 & 4 Intro to Permaculture in Action

I pulled Zev and Dylan away from their PDC students’ work day to talk about the two-day Intro to Permaculture in Action class coming up Nov. 3 and 4, 2012.   Watch the video and then join us! For more information and to register, contact us:permacultureinaction@gmail.com, or call Dylan at (828) 772-8509.You can also learn […]

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Clayton’s cookies keep the work party hummin’ for the Very Affordable PDC

Permaculture training is not just about learning how to install features and implement principals — it’s about building community! And nothing builds community like sharing food together.  That’s why we encourage participants to bring food to share – potluck style – for snacks and meal breaks during our classes and workshops. And so far, the […]

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Amazing response to the Very Affordable Permaculture Design Course Series

We have been incredibly humbled and amazed by the response to our Very Affordable Permaculture Design Course and Series!  We had people calling to join up to the very last minute! Here’s a shot of our opening circle, which we held in a small piece of green space just across the street from Small Terrain […]

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Small Terrain Urban Homestead Store is host to Permaculture Series

The whole Permaculture in Action + Living Systems Design team as well as all the PiA participants want to extend our heartiest congratulations to our great friend, Natalie Pollard on the opening of Small Terrain Urban Homestead Supply Store & Design this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012! We are so proud and grateful for the heart, […]

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Permaculture in Action two-day class features forest gardens and soil improvements

This fall our two-day course, “Permaculture in Action, a Taste”  will feature hands-on affordable training in two topics that appear to be steadily gaining interest among permaculture enthusiasts:  forest gardening and soil improvement.       These shorter classes follow a similar format to our  Full Season Roots and Seeds class in 2013  with about […]

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Learn about Forest Gardening, hands-on with Zev Friedman, Oct. 12, 2012

It’s almost time for phase 2 of the garden planting at the Marshall Library Demonstration Forest Garden !   Registration is open!   In a single, affordable, action-packed day, Zev is back and is offering participants another chance to learn background information about Permaculture and Forest Agriculture, and to participate in planting more edible trees […]

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Read what participants had to say about Permaculture in Action 2012

I can read your mind… Whether you’re new to permaculture and ready to get your feet wet or you’re a returning participant and just can’t get enough — you’ve been thinking about participating in a Permaculture in Action class this fall.   To help you make up your mind…   Check out what the 2012 […]

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    “If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.”
    Richard Buckminster Fuller