Third Annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour Weekend

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August 26, 27 & 28, 2016


Friday, August 26th


Screening of INHABIT: A Permaculture Perspective

Admission to Press Bay Alley event is free, but your donations are needed and appreciated to support the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute and the Permaculture Tour Weekend.


Conscious Electronic Dance Music

  • Circus Culture, Press Bay Alley, 108 State St., Ithaca, N.Y. Friday 8/26 at 10 p.m.

Meet other tour participants and local permaculture activists.

Let your body groove to the original dance music of artist and activist Astro Hawk. Astro Hawk creates conscious original dance music experiences with funky grooves, live collaborations, and exciting video imagery that inspires and educates. He will be joined by the gaia lovin’ blue grass pheonomenon Travis Knapp, creative renaissance extraordinaire and Congo Square Market Organizer Remstar Steele on raps and horns, & featuring farm veggie rapper from 6 Circles Farm, Jacksonic.

$5 suggested donation

Alcohol and drug free space.


Saturday, Aug 27th

Tours of Permaculture Farms, Gardens, Parks, & Homes

  • Various location within an hour of Ithaca, N.Y., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

See examples of permaculture design. Meet the designers and practitioners.

Plants, seeds, food, medicine and others gifts are offered for sale at many of the working farms.

An online map will be found at

Carpool with others. Use this link to self-organize carpools and routes:


Post-tour Reception

  • Finger Lakes Cider House, Interlaken, N.Y. from 4:30 to 8 p.m.
    • Music by local Folk-Jazz Fusionist Jen Cork
    • Permaculture Artifacts Raffle
    • Donations requested and raffle proceeds will support the Permaculture Tour Weekend.



Sunday, Aug 28th

Convergence & Plant Sale:

Networking for the Regional Permaculture Scene


  • Presentations, demonstrations, a gathering of permaculture practitioners and enthusiasts, plus a sale of perennial plants.
  • Admission to the event is free. Your donations will support the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute and the Permaculture Tour Weekend.
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Please ffill out the form below to let us know you would like to help us out during any otff the events. Upon arrival at Friday’s events ask for Rebecca, Pete or Laura to get you settled in and try to arrive by 5 p.m. During Saturday afternoon’s reception, look for Rebecca, Michael or Peter to fit you in. At the Convergence seek out Laura, Michael or Roger and arrive by 9 a.m. Volunteers may camp for free at Cayuta Sun Farm.



Send us your email if you would like to receive notice of our courses and events. Comments or questions are welcome. Registration for the Permaculture Tour Weekend is not required, but helps us plan a better for your participation.

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