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Greetings Everyone… It’s been a busy summer. In addition to our full-training schedule we broke ground on EarthCamp village. Seeing our first structure come out of the ground has been deeply inspiring for us. An incredible amount of experience was gained by the volunteers participating – consisting mostly of Midwest Permaculture graduates — who felt greatly rewarded as well. Here are this month’s highlights.
|EarthCamp Village – We’ve Broken Ground!
The Timber Framing is up for Earth-Shelter #1
The walls will be made of cob from the clay beneath our feet.
Click Here for Picture Summary of the Construction Thus Far
And what again is Earth-Camp Village? Part of our CSC Permaculture Design
This is an example of one of the kinds of structures we are intending to build in EarthCamp Village
|10 ‘No-Work’ Crops from our Yard
And it’s Peach Season Becky With One of Her Peach TreesWe have been implementing permaculture design into our yard for about 5 years now. This year we noticed a quantum leap in production from our perennial crops. We did a quick blog post on 10 of these. The main point is that other than planting them and doing the minor maintenance surrounding them, they are relatively NO WORK.
Featured posts from Facebook.
Milton continues to post to Facebook interesting, permaculture-related information. Here are just a few that were well received last month. ‘Like’ us on Facebook to receive our latest posts.
Upcoming Permaculture Design Certificate Course Schedule –
Upcoming Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Courses
A Midwest Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, Rutledge, MO - Closed-Full
Info: PDC with Added Info on Eco-village Building and Living
Oct. 3-15, 2016 - Open
Cal-Earth, Hesperia, CA - Register Here
Info: Earn Your PDC Certificate and a Cal-Earth's Super-Adobe Building Certificate over Two Weeks
Oct. 22-29, 2016
Almost Full - Last Call
Heal the Planet Farm, Koshkonong, Missouri - Register Here
Info: PDC at Jordan Rubin's 4,000-acre Organic Farm
Feb. 18-25, 2017 - Open
Midwest Permaculture, Stelle, IL - Register Here
Info: Our Annual Winter PDC with an Added Emphasis on Small Scale Food Production
For most PDC's a $250 deposit will reserve your seat and the Foundations of Permaculture Webinar Series is sent to you as well. This means you can start your PDC Course with the webinars at any time.
Call Becky 815-256-2215
“Bill, this PDC course was the best professional development training I have ever had!
It was in-depth, practical, hopeful, and applicable everywhere.”
Lorenza A. – 60 – School Administrator – PDC Course Graduate
We hope to have two or more work parties this fall for cob building on Earth-Shelter #1. Keep an eye on the website or these emails and we’ll let you know when they are.
Enjoy the rest of your summer…. Bill
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