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Practical Permaculture

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Practical Permaculture

Time: July 23, 2011 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Inspiration Farm
Street: 619 E. Laurel Rd.
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map:…
Phone: Cindi 319-7495
Event Type: folk, school, class
Organized By: Brian Kerkvliet
Latest Activity: Jul 22, 2011

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Event Description

10am to 4pm.
**Co-sponsored by Transition Whatcom**

A hands-on approach to implementing some Permaculture principles: zones, sectors, ethics, mapping, compost and guilds. This fun information-stacked day will provide practical ways to design your environment into an integrated system of abundance and productivity. Using design strategies, we will explore ways of stacking elements within a system to be more productive and self regulating. The morning will be class presentations and discussion; the afternoon will be a site tour and hands-on session working with guilds, sheet mulch and integrated composting and animal systems.

  Registration Fee: $15 + Location Fee: $2

  Instructors Fee: $20 + Materials Fee:  $10

**Register by going to or calling Cindi at 319-7495


In addition to being an accomplished glass artist and certified Permaculture Designer, Brian Kerkvliet has co-stewarded Inspiration Farm, a 12 acre homestead style farm located North of Bellingham, since 1995. Inspiration Farm is home to a diverse ecosystem of critters & plants that Incorporates permaculture, biodynamic beyond organic practices in relation to regenerative design for annual & perennial food webs, animal husbandry, integrated systems and land/water management.  Brian has maintained a grass-based integrated farm that includes livestock, and lawns and paths with a scythe for the past three years without the need for a gas powered mower or weed eater. He has studied the finer points of scything with Alexander Vido, a master in scything techniques, who runs As a designer at Inspiration Farm he deals with maintaining a mixture of older orchard trees while planting a secession of food forest trees, shrubs, medicinal herbs, flowers, fiber, forage and fungi.

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Comment by Brian Kerkvliet on July 22, 2011 at 3:48pm

Yes there is always space for one more!

 Hope to see you for an information packed day!

Comment by warren miller on July 22, 2011 at 12:27pm


Is there still space available?



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