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The Resilience Hub & Portland Maine Permaculture Message Board › message from Martha's Vineyard, MA - Permaculture Design Course - Sept. 9-18

message from Martha's Vineyard, MA - Permaculture Design Course - Sept. 9-18

Dick P.
Saint Petersburg, FL
Post #: 17
What: Permaculture Design Course - 10 days – Martha’s Vineyard, MA

When: Sept. 9 – 18, 9:00 – 6:00 daily (1st day start at 12:00; last day is over by 3:00)

Presented by: DickPierceDesigns and hosted at Hostel Int’l – Martha’s Vineyard


Permaculture Design Certificate Course – Lead by noted Permaculture teacher and SE-MA native, Dick Pierce, and several local experts/practitioners - gardeners, farmers, organic, Green/natural builders, small/coop business owners, renewable energy folks - on small-farm-self-reliant MV for this 10-day residential Permaculture Design course. For pro's or beginners, tenured land owners and those just starting out - professionals, students, teachers, parents, retirees. Learn Permaculture design principles, see them in operation, talk with folks who live on/care for the land, create a professional design for your own property/project – with a like-minded group of people.

Here is the line-up of guest speakers/field trips:

-Jim Athearn - Morning Glory Farm – farmer, retailer, businessman, and Island native
-Randi Baird - Island Co-Housing – a co-founder, current resident, prof. photographer
-John Abrams, Co-Owner - South Mountain Corp. builder, developer, author, visionary
-Rebecca Gilbert and the Native Earth Teaching Farm - where animals do the work
-Ali Berlow & Noli Taylor - Island Grown Initiative – support local ag., food, businesses
-Karin Stanley - Polly Hill Arboretum – tours, local plants/trees, local knowledge
-Clarissa Allen and Mitch Posen - Allen Farm – sheep, wool, pastured poultry, pigs
-Anna Edey of Sol Viva - sheep farm, wool dyeing, home designer, author
-Bret Stearns, Nat'l. Res. Dir, Wampanoag Tribe – Marine Acquaculture - shellfish
-Dick Pierce, SE-MA native/summers, L’scape Designer, Permaculture Instructor

For more info please see Files section of this website or visit­. Email
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