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April 2017

Car Free NYC: Earth Day Parkway Permablitz

April 22
Broadway, NYC 36th-37th, 37th and Broadway
New York, NY United States
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Garment District Plaza: 37th to 36th streets Permaculture Parkway, Josh Sarantitis Permablitz Greening the Streets: This Earth Day, Parkways will activate and beautify New York City’s hardscapes for the public good with a participatory planting of a pop-up parklet on Broadway. Participants will learn techniques for growing food and other multi-purpose plants in urban areas, using raised beds, including materials selection, proper planting techniques, spacing, watering and natural fertilizers. Learn how to set up self-irrigating beds by using ollas, a…

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August 2017
$1500

Social Permaculture at Sterling College

August 7 - August 11
Sterling College, 16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
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Faculty: Pandora Thomas & Lisa DePiano This five-day Social Permaculture intensive uses permaculture ethics, principles, and design language both as a lens to critically explore problems and a creative tool to generate resilient solutions. During our time together, we will find and articulate the connections between social, ecological, and economic problems. By exploring case studies of grassroots organizing, the cooperative movement, the solidarity economy, and participatory budgeting, we will move beyond problem identification to solutions-oriented planning and action. We will…

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