Join SARE grantee Steve Moring for a Kansas City workshop, "Designing Edible Forest Gardens," which will explore the vision, theory, design and practice of ecological forest agriculture that uses our temperate deciduous forest as a model. Moring says that by mimicking the structure and function of a natural ecosystem architecture through all stages of growth, a good design can maximize photosynthesis for perennial production of food, fodder, and fiber.
The workshop will cover the basics of forest gardening: forest ecology and architecture, examples of forest gardens, principles of permaculture,...Read More
This news story features SARE grantees, Maryam Hjersted, Steve Moring, and Charles NovoGradac, who received an NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher grant in 2009 to establish permaculture training centers and provide farm training sites for the practice of permaculture principles. The SARE grant gave the group the resources to create an effective permaculture educational program and promotional venue through their website. It supported the development of resources for the establishment of training sites for permaculture in the Kansas and Missouri area.
Source: Lawrence...Read More
Kaw Permaculture and the Kansas Permaculture Institute have announced their 5th Permaculture Design Certification Course. Classes begin Wednesday, September 5, 6-9pm and continue weekly until December 8 at The Learning for Life Center, 1709 S.W. Randolph Ave. Topeka, KS.
Learn how a local sustainable design system known as Permaculture promises to create an ecologically sound and economically abundant way of living which neither pollutes nor exploits our natural resources and planet.
This course consists of 72 hours of classroom and hands-on field experience leading to a Permaculture...Read More
Vajra Farm, LLC and Kaw Permaculture are requesting apprenticeship applications for the Fall of 2011.
Vajra Farm is a 45 acre botanical sanctuary and permaculture training site located 17 minutes north of Lawrence, KS, and have been providing apprenticeship opportunities since 2000. They are seeking individuals who are looking for hands-on experience in broad-acre permaculture, including focus on no-till polyculture vegetable production, creation of plant guilds, forest gardens, viticulture and cultivation of medicinal herbs. Applicants should have a basic knowledge of permaculture principles...Read More