Gardening Like the Forest: Dave Jacke Workshops in Auburn, NY

The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute with support from Owasco Watershed Lake Association, Auburn Beautification Commission and Booker T. Washington Community Center presents a weekend of workshops with author and ecological designer Dave Jacke   Auburn, NY: June 9-11, 2017     Friday … Continued

Permaculture film’s local premier features local practitioners, April 9th (video)

INHABIT will be screening at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) in Ithaca, New York on Thursday, April 9th. The FLEFF Festival embraces and interrogates sustainability across all of its forms: economic, social, ecological, political, cultural, technological, and aesthetic.

Ithaca Authors Presenting “Farming the Woods” Book on Nov. 19th

Local authors, teachers and researchers Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel–through the frameworks of forest farming and permaculture–present a way to see the forest for more than just the trees. They have published a new book from Chelsea Green Publishing (VT) called Farming the Woods.

Finger Lakes Permaculture Site Tour Announced: September 6, 2014

Presenting the 1st annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour Showcasing the burgeoning practice of permaculture design in our region of New York. Saturday, September 6th, 2014* Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reception: 6:00 p.m. See concrete examples of permaculture theory in … Continued

Urban Permaculture Presentation with Jonathan Bates in Ithaca, May 13th

Jonathan Bates, contributing author of “Paradise Lot: Two plant geeks, one-tenth of an acre, and the making of an edible garden oasis in the city,” speaks about his 10-year-old edible forest garden in Holyoke, MA.

Homestead Resiliency: Principles in Practice – A talk by Ben Falk

Utilizing his forthcoming book, Ben Falk will present an image and illustration-filled tour of the primary principles and their application used in the operation of a high diversity, nutrient-dense food, medicine, and fuel-producing homestead and small farm – the Whole Systems Research Farm.