Urban Permaculture Course in Brooklyn

My wonderful Permaculture teacher, Claudia Joseph is teaching an accelerated Urban Permaculture Design Course in Brooklyn/NYC this Spring:

Strategies for Todays Challenges
URBAN PERMACULTURE ACCELERATED TRAINING

Saturdays: April 30, May 14, May 21, June 4 and June 11
9am – 5pm

Covering most permaculture basics, this high intensity course will acquaint you with
current  information on gardening, bio-remediation techniques, energy, food, health,
livelihood, resource use, community, cooperative structures and much more.  Teachers
Claudia Joseph, Jono Neiger, Lars Chellberg and friends.

Course fee: $600  A limited number of scholarships are available.

UPAT is offered in conjunction with a Urban Permaculture Design Certificate program
that requires a deeper commitment and some scheduling flexibility.  UPAT is a
pre-requisite for the UPDC.

Visit: http://www.permaculture-exchange.org for more details.

Register now: oldstonehouse@verizon.net 

I highly recommend taking this course with Claudia. As I’ve said a million and one times before, Permaculture truly is a way of life, and you’ll be amazed at how it relates to yours!

Permaculture spiral chart from cedarmill.org

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2 thoughts on “Urban Permaculture Course in Brooklyn

  1. Recently I wrote a blog entry offering a leftist critique of the ideology of “Green” environmentalism, permaculturalism, deep ecology, eco-feminism, and lifestyle politics in general (veganism, “dumpster diving,” “buying organic,” “locavorism,” etc.). I’d be interested to hear your thoughts on the matter and any responses you might have to its criticisms.

  2. Yes, anyone who wants to read this generous “offer” of one (I assume) philosophy major’s extremely generalized critique of the (quote, unquote) Green movement, feel free. Spoiler alert: You are automatically a smug asshole if you choose to live a personally and spiritually sustainable life – even if you tell no one about it! That’s about how far I got before my eyes glazed over and I had to go change into my trendy Karl Marx tee shirt that I bought from Urban Outfitters.

    But seriously, live your life how you want to, treat those around you with respect, and do what you can to not make a mess of this planet. Such a simple philosophy – and it only took a single sentence to get across!

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