Permaculture

Monthly Permaculture Potluck

Date: 
Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Please come to the permie potluck at Selwyn Polit's house in East Austin.  No experience necessary.  Bring musical instruments if you want to regale us with music too.

Coyote Creek Permablitz

Date: 
Sat, 09/13/2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

It's getting to be that time of the year again when the permablitzes (our perennial food garden installations) begin. I'm really excited about our first blitz of the season being at Coyote Creek Farm where I have had the honor of helping to build two of the barns that house the hammer mill and pellet mil, a cow barn, and a couple of the houses used by staff.

This permablitz is also going to be our largest permablitz to date with the earthworks being done by Ken Tuck and his equipment operators Joe and Jessy. The equipment is scheduled to arrive next week at the farm.

North American Permaculture Convergence (NAPC)

Date: 
Fri, 08/29/2014 (All day) to Sun, 08/31/2014 (All day)

This is a historic event you won’t want to miss! The NAPC includes workshops for all levels and ages, open panels, as well as super-fun, hands-on activities and a design implementation that will leave the site better than when we arrived (sometimes you just need to put your hands in soil). And there’s more!

West Coast Women’s Permaculture Gathering

Date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 (All day)

Where ‘Full Steam Ahead’ melds with ‘Relax and Receive’ for Continuous Thrivability

Build your thrivelihood

This event goes thru 9/21/14

Worldwide Permaculture Network

This site includes an interactive database where you can drill down to a given area on a world map to find permaculture-related entities, projects, projects with courses. You can register to add yourself to the network.

Permaculture in the Philippines

This is an permaculture-inspired ecovillage in the Philipines.

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Monthly Permaculture Potluck

Date: 
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

We're having a gathering for permie friendly folks.  This will be a family friendly event as my seven year old will be present.

Please bring a dish, snack or drink (or failing that, just yourself) for a gathering of like minded permaculture friendly folks to connect, talk about what we do and what we'd like to see happen in the future. No need to RSVP, just show up at 6-9pm.

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Movie time! Food Forests 101

Date: 
Sun, 08/17/2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

What is a food forest, and what does it look like in our backyard? Our neighborhood? Our community? What role do our feathered friends play in this perennial food system?

Bring a finger food snack to share and join us for a summer food movie and discussion at the Sustainable Food Center headquarters. We'll be watching excerpts from the Establishing a Food Forest with Geoff Lawton dvd (with permission for public viewing granted from the Permaculture Research Institute and EcoFilms Australia).

Perm the park

Date: 
Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

A major goal for ape99 is to transform the abandoned section of city park that we're adjacent to here in east Austin.

We've had a few meetups to work on it from time to time but nothing consistent.

SO...going to try something new and in line with the permaculture directive of 'small and consistent changes"

We'll be stacking functions by hands-on exploration permaculture while creating a sustainable food forest. The best way to learn permaculture is by doing, not reading.

Permablitz in San Antonio

Date: 
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 9:00am to Sun, 05/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Please join us for the first of hopefully many more blitzes to create community orchards aka food forests around the San Antonio area!

We will be building berm and swale earthworks to catch rainwater for use by fruit trees and other perennial food crops. Ollas will be installed in the planting area (berm) to provide for irrigation.

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