February 2019

Speaker Series March 7: Dynamic Garden Design

By Sophi Veltrop, Student Services Coordinator

How can people use plants to beautify their homes and towns while also providing other important natural benefits? Learn about beautiful edible plants, as well as ornamental plants that provide food and medicine, help retain water, improve soil health, offer shade, create wildlife habitat, improve biodiversity, feed pollinators, and process toxins.

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Alumni Spotlight: Rowan Cignoni

By Becca Kisner
We sat down with Rowan Cignoni, an alumni of the Permaculture Design Certification in 2015, to hear where his Yestermorrow education has taken him three years later. How much did you know about permaculture before Yestermorrow? I first learned about the word permaculture from Toby Hemenway’s book Gaia’s Garden back in 2011...

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Speaker Series Feb 21: Capturing Carbon with Natural Building

By Sophi Veltrop, Student Services Coordinator

Mainstream construction often uses materials and processes that contribute large amounts of carbon to earth’s atmosphere, but alternatives do exist! Join Shane Eazor to learn how building with straw, timber, and other natural materials can reduce or entirely offset a new home’s carbon footprint.

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