What Is Permaculture Design?
What you'll learn
- Dig Into Permaculture - Part I: An Introduction to Permaculture Ethics & Principles
- Speak & read English
Learn the core ethics, history, frameworks, and principles of permaculture design - a method for creating and tending resilient human and ecological systems. Based on patterns found in ecology, coupled with a design method that accounts for human and more-than-human needs, permaculture offers us tools to bring the worlds we need to life, right in the dirt where we are now. Dig into the vibrant, green pattern language of permaculture, demystified, and start adding permaculture frameworks and practices to your life right away!
Who this course is for:
- Beginning, Intermediate, and Expert Gardeners and Farmers
- Landscape Designers Interested In Building New Skills and/or Pivoting to Include Edible Plants
- Activists and Community Organizers Who Want Tools Design Community Spaces (Indoor and Outdoor)
- Everyday people who want to learn about ecological design and gardening!
Rachel Economy is a facilitator, poet-performer, seed-and-story saver, and permaculture designer/educator. She runs Index For The Next World, an online hub where creators and change-makers learn skills and share stories, in order to build a more resilient, sustainable, thriving world.
Rachel teaches permaculture design, creative writing, design-thinking, and group facilitation skills for all ages. She helps artists and change-makers design gardens, rituals, workshops, jobs, and more, all with a focus on creating systems that embody justice, access, and pleasure. Rachel has spent the last decade+ training in sustainable agriculture, group facilitation, democratic education and pedagogy, permaculture and sustainable systems design, nonviolent communication, tinkering and design-thinking, consensus decision-making, and differentiated teaching methods for varied learning needs