Aprovecho is a center for research, experimentation, and education on alternative technologies that are ecologicallysustainable and culturally responsive. Our fields of study includeorganic gardening, sustainable forestry, indigenous skills, and appropriate technology. The center is located on a beautiful 40acre land trust near Eugene, Oregon.Since 1976, Aprovecho Research Center has been involved withdeveloping energy efficient and non-polluting inventions that reflect current research but which are designed to be made inmost any country. The tools are designed to be self built and self repaired. The technologies are used at the research center.Students and staff are constantly working to improve designs for efficiency, ease of use, and general utility.The center is largely supported by its internship program. Threeten week semesters are offered per year. Classes begin in March, June, and September. Classes are both lecture and hands-on, providing the college aged or older student a chance to live inand learn with a community of teachers dedicated to sustainableliving and voluntary simplicity. Please contact us for further information.
Additional copies of this book are available for $7 postpaid from: Aprovecho ResearchCenter, 80574 Hazelton Road, Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424, (541) 942-8198. Copiesare available for the cost of postage to those working to benefit the poor.