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Tue Aug 7 18:12:56 EDT 2001
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A Design Workshop for Women on
September 7-9, 2001
Pragtri Farm Arlington, Washington
Permaculture is a whole systems method of design that offers
guidelines for ways we can create a more permanent culture by
conserving resources in all aspects of living. By considering the
'big picture' of thoughtful integration of land, water, plants,
people, animals, shelter, technologies and community, productive
self-reliant environments evolve.
The purpose of this workshop is to create a comfortable, supportive
environment for women to learn Permaculture philosophy, principles,
strategies, and sample techniques.
During this workshop, we will concentrate on practical examples of
how to design efficient, productive, and beautiful surroundings.
There will be a special focus on grey water systems and
Location: Pragtri Farm is a 20 acre land trust in the foot hills of
the North Cascades. There are woodlands, pastures, a pond, orchard,
o Observation skills and site analysis
o Natural cycles and pattern recognition
o Plant identification
o Water harvesting
o Soil building
o Edible landscaping, organic gardening, and tools
o Animal husbandry
o Tree crops and sustainable forestry
o Appropriate technology and housing
o Urban strategies
o Community networking
"One of the most informative three days I've spent anywhere." Marian Gleason
Instructor: Jude Hobbs
Since 1982, through her business, Cascadia Landscape Design, Jude has
offered environmental design solutions for urban and rural settings.
As a designer, horticulturist, and instructor, her focus is on soil
building, water harvesting and selecting the right plants for the
right place. Jude has authored a Guide to Multi-functional Hedgerows.
She tends a forest garden in Eugene, Or.
This includes instruction, handouts, camping, and food. Limited work
Enclosed is my tuition $______________
Name______________________e-mail: ______________Phone #:______________
Please make checks payable to: Jude Hobbs
1161 Lincoln Eugene, Oregon 97401
For more information: (541) 342-1160 or hobbsj at efn.org
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