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In the Appalachian Mountains near Asheville, NC

Permaculture School
A yearlong learning journey with a 3-month residency at Earthaven Ecovillage.

June 8-Sept 2, 2016

Milpa Farming Series

April-October, 2016
Growing Staple Foods On A Village Scale In A Forest Ecosystem. An ancient farming lifeway that integrates annuals, tree crops, fungi and animals through the long-term management of forest succession. Seven Sessions over Seven Months.

Milpa Farming

Shoemaking with Michael Ismerio

May 5-8, 2016
Learn how to make 10th Century Scandinavian Turnshoes from a seasoned professional. Not only will you have the skills to make leather shoes, you will walk away in a pair you made yourself.


Permaculture Design Course

June 10-26, 2016
Gain experience in systems-thinking and ethics-based approaches to observing, integrating, and creating thriving, bio-diverse environments for people, place and planet.

Permaculture Design Course

Permaculture Short Courses

July-August 2016
Seven Permaculture Short Courses Over Two Months. Highly informative and skill-building workshops for both those who are just beginning an exploration into permaculture and the potential pitfalls of living a sustainable and regenerative life, as well as those who have been on this journey for years.

Short Courses


Photo Gallery

Take a photo tour of farms, work, village, plants, and systems that are part of the Farm & Ecovillage Immersion.

Take a Full Photo Tour