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FREE Introduction into Permaculture in July / Meet and Greet

A one and a half hour presentation by Nicholas (Nick) Burtner will be given followed by an urban permaculture / backyard food forest tour (in the making). A very positive and open discussion pretty much about anything related will follow. Once completed you can obtain an Introduction into Permaculture certificate that states you have completed an Intro in Permaculture and can be used for continuing education as well. The location is at a Plano, TX residence with a backyard full of permaculture goodies including: rain water harvesting, gray water bed filtration and use, urban food forestry, serious composting, strategic permaculture gardening and more.

About Nicholas Burtner:

After being diagnosed with the permaculture bug in late 2011, Nick went terminal and couldn't help but to learn, practice, and teach permaculture wherever he went. He has attended internships at the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, obtained a permaculture design certification from Geoff Lawton and Bill Mollison, and has attended the Earthship Academy for natural and recycled building techniques in Toas, NM. Nick now calls North Texas his home and has opened a school named Working With Nature Learning, Research, and Healing Center. He is working towards a harmonious relationship with anyone who is serious about earth care, people care and anyone who truly wants to change their lives and live free.

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  • Nicholas B.

    Hi everyone - here is the link to the August meetup Introduction Class

    August 10, 2013

  • Nicholas B.

    Great news - We are expecting a full house! If there are not any seats or not enough standing room, then please know there will be another one of these in August. I would recommend to stay anyhow, even if it is a packed house, and get to know one another for networking and idea sharing. Looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing valuable information!

    2 · July 26, 2013

  • Steve K.

    Enjoyed it completely , beginning to end. Looking very much toward spending some time with Nick in my yard. Wish I could of talked to more people in depth about what they working on or toward. Will get some updated pics on facebook soon.

    1 · July 30, 2013

  • Rob D

    I enjoyed learning about a food forest and much more. Would love to see a variant begin to occupy the endless parkway strips between sidewalks and streets. I enjoyed the company of like-minded folk.

    2 · July 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great experience! Thanks Nick!

    2 · July 27, 2013

  • Stacie R.

    good, knowledgeable introductory presentation, nice to meet w/ 30 or so persons in this general area all interested in permaculture and pursuing it to various degrees, Nick's manner is easy-going and encouraging, thank you for opening your home to us and sharing your experience and developing urban food forest

    2 · July 27, 2013

  • Karen M.

    very good conversations and teachings

    1 · July 27, 2013

  • Michael

    Could not make it this time. Maybe next.

    1 · July 27, 2013

  • Vicki

    Plans changed - I'll try for the August meeting. Have a fantastic day!

    1 · July 27, 2013

  • Michael

    Will there be useful information shared at this meeting or is it just a teaser to entice me to take the $1200 course?

    July 25, 2013

    • Nicholas B.

      Great question Michael - Although I will speak a little on upcoming courses - it is not the main focus of this meetup. Read the comments on this link below from a past intro and use your best judgment if you will gain any useful information. Hope I get to meet you!­

      1 · July 26, 2013

  • Rob D

    I live in Richardson near Spring Valley and Abrams and hope to meet people who live nearby.

    1 · July 24, 2013

  • Sarah R.

    I have another appointment

    July 15, 2013

  • Nicholas B.

    Hi Everyone - The last few of these we did we had a full house and expect the same this time around. It is recommended to bring a small stool or chair if you have one as we often run out of seating. We will put a throw on the floor after the couches are filled. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

    1 · July 6, 2013

  • Nicholas B.

    I look forward to meeting everyone here and making a powerful and meaningful connection. If you have not already joined our meetup group please do so.

    See you very soon!

    1 · June 18, 2013

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