The Permaculture Food Forests course visits regenerative ranches, a 50-year-old food forest, and the bountiful Harvest Festival at the UCSC CASFS Farm.
Category Archives: Education
In the fifth post in a series about community wealth, we discuss an initiative to create a downtown commons in Santa Cruz, CA.
In part four of a series about community wealth, we explore the role of public banks and the initiative to pass California Assembly Bill 857.
In part three of our series about building community wealth, we explore cooperative and community-owned housing initiatives in the East Bay, Santa Cruz, and Davis.
In part 2 in our series about building community wealth, we explore the role of anchor institutions and universities as anchor collaboratives.
In part two of our soils series, we explore the chemical properties of soil, including our top 10 favorite soil amendments for happy and thriving plants.
Learn how to assess basic information about the physical properties of your soil, including soil texture, structure, and moisture levels.
The third in our Rainwater Harvesting series, this post about tanks and cisterns discusses how to catch and store rainwater for potable use and washing.
by Giovanni Castaldo, Santa Cruz Permaculture Design Course participant This series of blog posts about Rainwater Harvesting provides an overview of some of the key practices. It’s informed and guided by the book Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, one of Brad Lancaster’s approachable and inspiring works. As discussed in the prior post in this […]