Ivy League Permaculture Flourishes at Cornell University

Permaculture is alive and growing at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The university recently offered its first Permaculture Design Certification course in the Department of Horticulture. Organized by FLPCI instructor and cofounder Steve Gabriel. the course was full.

Local Press Explores Permaculture Connections

The Tompkins Weekly, a newspaper distributed in Ithaca and the surrounding county published a thoughtful piece by Eric Banford that explores the social, methodological, and ongoing connections between Rony Lec Ajcot’s work in Central America and the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute. Eric interviewed Michael Burns and Karry Olson Ramanujan in advance of Rony Lec’s visit to the region.

Rony Lec of Mesoamerican Permaculture visits Finger Lakes Region.

Ronaldo “Rony” Lec Ajcot will be coming to the Finger Lakes Region sharing his permaculture work to improve food security in Central America October 15th through 17th, 2012.

A Permaculture Approach to Mushrooms & Agroforestry

Steve Gabriel (FLPCI board member and teacher) has been busy designing, creating, teaching and writing about log-grown shiitake mushroom culture. Using permaculture analysis and design for his work on behalf of small forest lot owners has inspired his blog, (AgroforestrySolutions.com) … Continued

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