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Year-round vegetable production is possible and liberating! In this workshop we will provide information about how to extend your season and we will study the benefits of passive solar greenhouses and hoophouses. The course will be both in a classroom setting as well as hands-on work sessions and you will receive a detailed description of which hardy vegetables can be harvested during the winter months.

We will be joined by Julia & Charles Yelton, who are masters of permaculture and are well-versed in season extension, with many years of experience. We will look closely at Eliot Coleman's methods of winter harvesting. We believe, as Eliot does, "good quality food produces quality people". True quality food should be organic, seasonal and local.
The workshop activities will include rejuvenating a movable greenhouse/hoophouse, building swales to control water runoff, using compost and planting seedlings.

Our day will begin with hot tea will being provided between 5:30am and 5:50am
6:00am - Satsang
8:00am - Brief introduction to Permaculture & Season Extension
10:00am - Brunch
11:00am - Workshop Activities
4:00pm - Asana and Pranayama Class
6:00pm - Dinner
8:00pm - Satsang

Our day will begin with hot tea will being provided between 5:30am and 5:50am
6:00am - Satsang
8:00am - Introduction to Winter Crops, Crop Rotation, & Biodynamic Calendar
10:00am - Brunch
11:00am - Continue Workshop Activities
4:00pm - Checkout

We are asking for a $25 suggested donation for the workshop. plus Accommodations which include: daily satsangs, vegetarian meals, hatha yoga classes and access to ashram facilities.
please refer to
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for questions please contact us at (518)[masked]

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  • Donna

    Is it possible to go to part of the workshop? Only available for workshop time on saturday.

    October 25, 2013

    • Lala bhakti & J.

      Yes! You can defently do that!
      And we can email you the info that will be giving out on sunday!!!

      October 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    this sounds amazing. thank you for informing us about this!

    October 16, 2013

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