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New Permaculture URBAN FARM SCHOOL in Asheville- May to November!  RSS feed

 
Janell Kapoor
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Location: Asheville, North Carolina - USA
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New Permaculture URBAN FARM SCHOOL
Based in one of the country’s hotbeds of local food culture, the Urban Farm School launches its 1st year
in Asheville, NC. 100 instructors, sites and projects + 815 program hours. May 6 - November 13, 2013.

Permaculture Certification + Hands-On Learning + 100 Urban & Rural Community Food Leaders & Farmers
+ Neighborhood CSA + Community Projects + Growing Food in the City + Aquaponics + Edible Landscaping
+ Biodynamics + Soil Fertility + Herbal Medicine-Making + Beekeeping + Seed-Saving + Fermentation + More!

Enrollment is open for 10 students. Apply soon!
info@ashevillage.org :: ashevillage.org/urban-farm-school :: facebook.com/UrbanFarmSchoool


THANK YOU FOR SHARING WITH YOUR LOCAL FOOD & FARMING ENTHUSIASTS!
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Christopher Kerrschneider
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Location: Iowa
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Hello,
My wife and I are going on a week vacation to the Smoky Mountain National Park this May, I am looking for intentional communities/farms in the surrounding area which we may be
able to visit and spend a day or part of a day learning. I have not found anything as of yet and am wondering if you would be able to provide and leads for me in my search.

Also, I understand that the urban farm school has a limited number for enrollment, but would it be possible, if we were in Asheville, to see some of the projects that might be worked on at the urban farm school. We would even be able to lend a couple helping hands to the mix.


Thanks,
Chris
 
Christopher Kerrschneider
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whoa, definitely didn't look further into the school until just a second ago. I just checked out the ashevillage.org website and am very much interested in making a stop on our trip!
 
Janell Kapoor
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Hi Chris,

Thanks for your interest! We have an option that might work really well for you and your wife when you're here visiting: we offer three day workshops as part of the Urban Farm School as well as our Natural Building School that starts in June: http://ashevillage.org/program/3-day-workshops/. Let us know if you're interested! If you're just looking for a one-day option we may be able to arrange a tour of our one acre permaculture demonstration site near downtown Asheville.

Have you connected with Earthaven Ecovillage? They are in Black Mountain about 40 minutes east of Asheville, and have an amazing 300+ acre community in the woods: www.earthaven.org. It's well worth the drive!
 
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