"Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another." - Anne Raver

Permaculture Design Course with Village Roots



Re-posting this information on behalf of Marty Castriotta at Village Roots.

For more information:
www.villageroots.org
marty@theorchardschool.org
(603) 477-5533


Course Dates and Times:
March 11/12 , April 8/9 , May 20/21, June 10/11, July 8/9
Saturdays 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sundays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
presentations at NH Permaculture Day, August 26 (optional)

Supplemental Days: typically 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Students are asked to attend at least one of these hands-on learning days
May 1: Timberframing
June 3: Building hugelkultur garden beds
July 1: Site visit: to be scheduled
August chicken harvest: date to be determined

Place:
The bulk of this course will take place at The Orchard School in East Alstead, NH and on the farm and grounds of Orchard Hill and Village Roots. There will also be field trips to various sites in the region.

Course Meals:
The course will include four nourishing meals (made with organic and farm fresh ingredients) each weekend and snacks at breaks. The meals will include Saturday lunch and dinner, and Sunday breakfast and lunch. We will do our best to accommodate dietary preferences and restrictions if you alert us before the start of the course.

Program Cost:
$1,195.00 if registered by 1/1/17.
$1,255.00 if registered by 2/1/17
$1,295.00 if registered by 3/1/17. No refunds after this date
Full payment is due with registration
$100.00 cancellation fee