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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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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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The Permaculture in Action model (or how we can offer such high quality training at such an affordable price!)

Permaculture in Action developed in response to a demand for affordable, in-depth, hands-on permaculture education. We also hoped that this class would help scale up the Transition Town movement in our region and elsewhere, and that it would deepen and broaden the impact of permaculture on cultural and ecological regeneration in general in these times […]

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Permaculture in Action 2013 – 14 day Roots and Seeds Program

After the great feeling of possibility and support that was generated from the Permiculture in Action Spring 2012, we are excited to offer the next version of the class in 2013. This time, the class will be 14 days instead of 10 days, and this time it will span the entire growing season, from April […]

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The Very Affordable Permaculture Design Series Course (PDC) and Permaculture Series

We created the Permaculture In Action model because we heard people ask for an affordable hands-on permaculture education. We also saw a need in our community for observable and replicable projects demonstrating the value and feasibility of real-life permaculture installations. At the same time we realize the unique value of an in-depth design course which […]

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Permaculture reclaims beautiful garden from invasive kudzu in Southside

In spring of 2011 Zev Friedman and his Permaculture apprentices reclaimed a lot in the Southside neighborhood from a patch of kudzu that neighbors say had been there for at least 45 years.   This site also hosted our Permaculture in Action — Intro Day in late summer. In addition to answering the call for […]

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Registration is Open for Permaculture in Action 2012! Early bird registration

Spaces are limited for this unique, hands-on, affordable training with top permaculture teachers in the region. Early Bird registration: $275 until Feb. 15, 2012       Week-end Class Dates: April 14 – 15 May 19-20 June 2-3 June 16-17 June 31-July 1 More info on our Events page.  For even more details email permacultureinaction@gmail.com […]

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Permaculture in Action 2013 — Roots and Seeds 14 Day Course Spans Expands on the Phenomenal Success of 2012

For information about our Roots and Seeds 14 Day full-growing season course as well our other trainings  visit our new website Permacultureinaction.com.   You’ll also find inspiring videos and articles on this innovative way to offering affordable, hands-on Permaculture training with leading teachers in the region.   The following is a post from last year: As we’ve […]

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People told us what they liked most at the Permaculture in Action 2011 – Intro Day!

Hey There! I’ve been going through the feedback forms from Permaculture in Action 2011 Intro Day last Saturday here in the Southside.  We all had such a fantastic time getting to know a new bunch  of really great folks and actually doing something to make our community visibly better!   People said they love the rich […]

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    “In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete.”
    R. Buckminster Fuller