Event Detail

Tour: Permaculture in Practice—A Regenerative Approach to Land Management


13, 2013


From 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM
Event: Homegrown
Status: Closed

Tour the Permaculture Skills Center and explore a wide variety of techniques for regenerative land management. Permaculture provides a decision-making framework with strategies for meeting the needs of humans and the larger web of life. Erik Ohlsen, owner of Permaculture Artisans, will lead us around the 5-acre Permaculture Skills Center, a site that provides inspiring examples of regenerative systems that create a diversity of useful yields. He’ll discuss rotational grazing rangeland management systems, Silvapasture systems, broad-scale stormwater harvesting, carbon farming, food forests, hugelkulture beds, broad-acre soil management, Keyline design and much more!

About the Instructor: 
Erik Ohlsen is a licensed contractor, Founder and owner of Permaculture Artisans (Ecological farm and landscape company). Erik is a renowned Certified Permaculture designer, and Certified Permaculture teacher and has been practicing permaculture and ecological design since 1998 when he co-founded his first non-profit called Planting Earth Activation, PEA. This charitable organization designed and installed community gardens in northern California for public and private use from 1998-2001. In the field of ecological land development and management Erik has extensive experience with projects that range from small urban lots to 100+ broad acre design and implementation. His many years of experience, observation and listening of landscape patterns, managing installation crews and design teams, and his understanding of ecology make Erik a leader in the field of ecological landscape development.

Visit the Permaculture Skills Center website: http://permacultureskillscenter.org/

Visit the Permaculture Artisans website: http://www.permacultureartisans.com

Like the Permaculture Skills Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PermacultureSkillsCenter

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P.O. Box 293, Petaluma, CA 94953