Learn a design method to improve home scale food and forest production, to conserve resources, and save money.
Study basic ecological principles and permaculture methods and use them to solve problems on your own home and landscape.
Help make better choices for our land, families, and communities.
Create your own sustainable design for a backyard, garden space, vacant lot, field, forest, or even an entire village. Examples and applications will be presented in both an urban and rural settings. Design subjects include gardens, water management, earthworks, small woodlot management, buildings, energy, soils, compost, animals, and more.
Schedule: Weekend Workshop: February 12 & 13 Tuesday evenings: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., February 15 – April 12
Instructors: Steve Gabriel, Michael Burns, and Karryn Olson-Ramanujan with guest presenters
Tuition: $200 – $400 (based on what you can afford) Thanks to the Schuyler County Environmental Management Council, and the Finger Lakes Resource Conservation & Development Council, a limited number of half scholarships are available for residents of Schuyler, Stueben, Chemung, Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties. A special thanks goes to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County (EPO/EEO) for their support of this program.
Location: Schuyler County Human Services Building, 323 Owego Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865