Permaculture in Practice Workshop

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Date
September 17, 2016 - 9:00am to September 18, 2016 - 8:00pm
Teacher(s)
$180.00

7th annual Permaculture in Practice Workshop! September 17-18, 2016 SALAMANDER SPRINGS FARM Solar powered farm & homestead built from scratch Clear Creek south of Berea, KY Producing organic veggies, grains, dry beans, nuts, fruits, flowers & herbs Cycling local energy, nutrients & resources since 2002 Learn to cycle local resources & energy to create fertile, living soil without tillage, establish polycultures, perennial and no-till staple crops, poultry forage, diverse cover crops, hugelcultur, contour swales, ponds, rice paddies, rainwater catchment, grey water & spring water systems. Experience off-grid living, humanure, passive solar design, earthen floors, solar electricity, building with salvage, local lumber, clay & straw. Learn about food preservation, fermentation & solar dehydrating and much more! Saturday 9 a.m. to Sunday 5 p.m. Workshop includes 4 local gourmet meals, tent camping, yoga, solar shower, compost toilet, spring water, cold tub & waterfall! Includes small group practicums for special interests of participants and detailed handouts based on 25 years of practice. Salamander Springs Farm has offered more than 70 permaculture immersion apprenticeships & 80 workshops in permaculture & natural building to provide skills training through hands-on, participatory learning Learn more about Salamander Springs Farm and owner Susana Lein in the 2015 permaculture documentary film, INHABIT, now translated in 6 languages, www.thepermaculturepodcast.com, articles in Mother Earth News, Orion and Permaculture Activist magazines, and online features by farming organizations for which Lein has taught, including the Stone Barns Center (NY) and Southern Sustainable Agriculture, North American Biodynamic Association. conferences. Lein built Salamander Springs Farm from scratch on a depleted Appalachian ridge near Berea, KY, and has practiced permaculture for over 25 years. She received her PDC from Max Lindegger, designer of Crystal Waters Permaculture Village in Australia, worked 8 years with small farmers in Latin America and has taught for organizations in 9 states and 4 countries. See Salamander Springs Farm webpage www.LocalHarvest.org/farms/M5606 and www.flickr.com/photos/salamanderspringsfarm/sets for photos & ppt slides on Salamander Springs Farm. REGISTRATION CLOSES SEPT 10. Sliding scale: $180-$240 covers meals, preparation & supplies. TO REGISTER by US Mail: send: NAME, ADDRESS, E-MAIL, TELEPHONE & CHECK payable to SALAMANDER SPRINGS Workshops, P.O Box 354, Berea, KY 40403 To check availability of spots CALL 859-893- 3360 or email us at: www.LocalHarvest.org/farms/M5606. Register early as workshops fill quickly. Work trades available for limited income folks. If you can contribute more to help sponsor another thank you!