Permaculture: A Path Toward a Sustainable Future

Debbie Richards and Lillabeth Wies will present a description of Permaculture and its approach to a sustainable future.

1. What is Progress?
2. What is a natural garden, and why does it work so well?
3. Why do our landscapes need so many outside inputs and take so much human labor? Because most of our landscapes do not feed into the natural cycles.
4. Let’s see how we can work within natural systems in our landscapes so that they support themselvesand us with less work from us, provide use beauty, serenity, and a harvest; and at the same timeprotect and purify the air, water and regenerate the soil.
5. Bringing our Soil back to life: Follow Nature's Lead
6. Bringing our Gardens to Life: Follow Nature's Lead

Debbie Richards is a local organic gardener with 35 years of developing an outstanding Family Food Farm.

Lillabeth Wies is the owner & operator of Landscapes by Lillabeth, LLC, an organic Permaculture landscaping company. She has an MS in Ornamental Horticulture and 34 years experience in landscaping and gardening.

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  • Boiester

    Lillabeth and co did a wonderful job. Thank you very much.

    April 6, 2013

  • Terri R.

    LOVED it! Can't wait for the next one.

    March 27, 2013

  • Louis

    I was late, it was dark by then... and i couldn't find the house.

    March 26, 2013

  • Sara

    I apologize. I am not feeling well and must cancel for tonight. I am sad to miss this and hope there will be another opportunity like this one. Enjoy!

    March 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Today I did a search for "Permaculture Cape Ann" and ended up here. I will be glad to attend a Meetup event; it will be my first ever. Please let me know if I can bring anything. Thanks! ~ Jen

    March 14, 2013

  • Dina

    Looking forward to this!

    March 8, 2013

  • Terri R.

    It'll be tough to ever make a meeting (2 little kids who go to bed at 7:30) but I would love to attend!!!!! I'll see what I can do, but I doubt the girls would go to bed without me.

    March 8, 2013

  • Christie W.

    Let me see if I can get off work a few minutes early so I can make the hike to Newberryport. Love the conversation and where it will lead us.

    March 8, 2013

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