Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand in it.

Whatever he does to the web he does to himself.

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Lauren Chase-Rowell has been
practicing & teaching ecological landscape design, installation, and maintenance in NH for over 25 years. Her role as an educator is informed by 35 years experience in regenerative food growing, medicinal herbs, and the importance of NH biodiversity in local, sustainable landscape settings. Lauren embraces earth-centered living and design, while simultaneously integrating the arts & contemplative practices into her teaching. She is an author, twice featured on NH’s Chronicle for her ecological & sustainable approach to land use & land care.

Permaculture Design Certificate Fall 2011 - Winter 2012 Design-build yourself a resilient future.
Permaculture is a framework for applying integrated design principles and practical skills in all areas of a sustainable life. The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course is an internationally accredited program developed by permaculture-co-founder Bill Mollison to teach principles and foundations of sustainable design. This course is uniquely useful to gardeners, homeowners, farmers, community organizers, planners, & design professionals. It is offered 1 weekend a month over 6 months, in 80 contact hours organized around a student design project.
‘Though the problems of the world are increasingly more complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple...

If you are working toward resiliency & a sustainable future, & want practical tools & techniques, this course is for you. Our classrooms include a 25-years organic farm in Nottingham and a typical suburban lot in Manchester. Hands-on experience, group discussion, lectures, field trips, design exercises & multimedia presentations suit a range of learning styles.
Tuition for this course is $1000 & includes local organic lunches provided on site. Course graduates will receive a Permaculture design certificate. To register or get more details, visit our website or contact Lauren/jo - details below.

jo Russavage is professional
designer, permaculturist, eco-artist and educator with her own design & consulting businesses & a fiber arts practice. She has taught sustainable horticulture, permaculture & design in New England & in Australia. jo is a Master Gardener, Natural Resource Steward, & has recently researched & developed a landscape focus tour for the Zimmerman House property for the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester.

- Bill Mollison, co-founder of the worldwide permaculture movement Lauren (603) 463-7538 jo (508) 330-1034 (cell)

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