Aprovecho Permaculture Design Course



80574 Hazelton Rd
Cottage Grove



Join us this spring for our 2 week comprehensive permaculture design course. This course will help you gain a clear understanding of the theory and practice of ecological design through lecture, discussion, slideshows, design projects, and hands-on experience. May is the perfect time to deepen your understanding of natural systems and how they can inform design.

Topics in our course include:

Permaculture Ethics & Principles
Mapping & Design Exercises
Pattern Recognition
Observation & Site Analysis
Ecology & Natural Cycles
Garden Design & Establishment
Useful Plants & Planting Strategies
Water Harvesting, Management, & Conservation
Soils & Soil Building Strategies
Animals in the System
Forests, Agroforestry, & Tree Crops
Ecological Building
Appropriate Technology
Urban Permaculture
Village Design
Cooperative Economics & more!

Stay on an extra week or two for this year’s Permaculture Installation Project. Registration for the Installation is discounted $150 if you register for both at the same time!