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.
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.
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