LEARN HOW THIS ORGANIC FARMER AND NEW YORK CITY PROTECT THE WATERS THAT SERVES OVER 8 MILLION PEOPLE BY CAREFUL CONSERVATION OF THE LAND AND FORESTS THAT FORM THE WATERSHED. YOU WILL APPRECIATE HOW THIS NOFA-NY CERTIFIED ORGANIC FARM SURVIVED THE DEVASTATING EFFECTS OF 100 YEAR STORMS WHICH OCCUR WITH MORE FREQUENCY AS WE ADDRESS THE ISSUES OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THIS HANDS-ON PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE.
Hancock Permaculture Design Course
Spring 2014 – begins June.
CONTACT: Andrew Leslie Phillips
Hancock Permaculture Center
HAMDEN, NEW YORK: To be held at Lucky Dog Farm, Hamden N.Y. With additional field visits to local regional farms and homesteads and the New York City Watershed.
Five weekends over five months – June thru October – miss one, make it up later. Graduates receive the official permaculture design certificate which enables you to teach permaculture.
Lucky Dog Farm is a working organic farm, catering business, farm store, food hub, three hours from NYC in the picturesque northern Catcalls. Accommodation available at Lucky Dog’s Hamden Inn. Camping also available. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special guest lecturers:
•Wes Gillingham, Project Director, Catskills Mountain Keeper, the north-east’s leading antifracking organization.
• Laurie Schoeman, founder Intervention Green addresses climate change and city planning.Laurie works on climate change and sustainability issues with government agencies in NYC.
Andrew Leslie Phillips
: Hancock Permaculture Center;. Studied with Geoff Lawton and Bill
Mollison and known for his approachable teaching style.
Degree in Environmental Psychology and diversified background teaching
gardening, farming, plant science, cooking with New York Botanical Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic
Garden, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NOFA-NY and Sullivan County Community College
Kyle T. Murray
: Catskill Mountain native brings youthful energy to this group. Studied with Andrew
Leslie Phillips, Hancock Permaculture Center, Albert Bates and Christopher Nesbitt at Maya
Mountain Research Farm, Belize. Alumni Paul Smiths College of the Adirondacks. Skills and
project experience include Land Surveying and Forestry, Arboriculture, Watershed Management,
and Natural Building
Certified Master Gardener and Naturalist. She lives in an off-grid homestead where
she runs a small CSA, raises bees, chickens, heritage ducks and turkeys. She and her husband
own and operate
One Earth Energy, a renewable energy design and installation company,
Dr Nancy Eos:
Family & holistic medical doctor, attorney. Studied with Dave Jacke (i2008).
Graduate of first Financial Permaculture course, Hohenwald, TN. Active with Transition Towns
Sullivan and Transition Towns Delaware – localized credit cards, stock exchanges, time dollar
enterprises, business funding, Think Local First campaigns.
: Five modules over five months – first weekends May thru September.
: Hamden N.Y., northern Catskills. Three hours from NYC. DIRECTIONS
: $220 per weekend with five organic meals.
: $440 covers two sessions and ensures a place in this course.
Send check and register:
Hancock Permaculture Center
372 West Front Street Hancock NY 13783
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“Care of Earth. Care of people. Return of surplus to both.”