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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

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.


Farm and Ecovillage Experience

June 17-22, 2016
Want to live a more nourishing and sustainable life? Come experience community living, study organic food cultivation and permaculture, see off-the-grid renewable energy systems in practice, tour eco-friendly, conscious buildings and learn about creative economies.

Farm and Ecovillage Experience

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