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Making your Bountiful Garden a Plant Polyculture is a Spring Class, 4 weeks in length (March 22- April 19th, skipping one week) of hands-on learning; demonstrations and sharing tips on how to make your garden, over time, grow an abundance of annual and perennial food....read more
FALL 2016: Introduction to Home Permaculture and Garden-Farm Design–5 weeks
(Wednesdays: Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2; 7-8:30 PM)
Through site visits to local Traverse City garden-farm sites, friendly lectures and hands-on design, this series focuses on home permaculture/garden-farming design and what can be done this fall to be ready to plant some perennial veg/shrubs/trees now, and good to go and grow food at your home-place in the spring.read more
[PAST] Fall 2016: “Permaculture: On Becoming a Garden-Farmer in an Era of Change”—Tuesday, October 4th
Master Gardener Assoc. NW Michigan,
Tuesday, October 4th, 6:30 pm
Boardman Nature Center, Cass Rd., Traverse City
FREE talk, with donations welcomed if you can!
What is Permaculture? Permaculture is a creative design process based on whole-systems thinking informed by ethics and design principles. Living systems are designed to constantly rebuild themselves, and sometimes human beings are forgetful of simple nature-based laws in the fast-paced lives we live.read more
Fall 2016: Soil Repair and Health & Nutrition with Dan Kittredge of the Bionutrient Food Association
A small collective of us Northern Michigan gardeners and farmers have been working to schedule and offer BFA presentations/free talks and 2-day courses—and have brought Dan Kittredge and Mark Cohen to share this knowledge and incite these practices as we learn to grow soil and food better.
Dan Kittredge is traveling back to Michigan in a few weeks for free introductory talks, and will then return in mid-November to teach a 2-day course. We hope some of you will join us at any of the free-talks, and also consider signing up for the 2-day course.read more
Hey good people---Happy steamy summer to you all! I'm pleased to be a part of the growing network of permaculture educators in the Traverse City and NW Michigan region and also part of the teaching team that has been holding a permaculture design course in Traverse...read more