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PDC Session 2: Regenerating Watersheds & Soils (May 4 & 5, 2024)

Learn about watersheds, climate, and the importance of slowing, spreading, and sinking rainfall to rehydrate the earth Study simple water harvesting systems from home to broadacre scale, including rainwater catchment methods and greywater design Explore the characteristics and management of healthy soil ecology with hands-on lessons and time in the garden Build a compost pile and prepare the garden soil for planting Find contour by making a-frame levels and build a berm

Regenerating Watersheds & Soils – November 4 & 5, 2023

Learn about watersheds, climate, and the importance of slowing, spreading, and sinking rainfall to rehydrate the earth Study simple water harvesting systems from home to broadacre scale, including rainwater catchment methods and greywater design Explore the characteristics and management of healthy soil ecology with hands-on lessons and time in the garden Build a compost pile and prepare the garden soil for planting Find contour by making a-frame levels and build a berm

Seven people standing and digging a swale in an orchard

Restoring Watersheds & Soils: PDC Reflections [Part 3/8]

This series of eight blog posts by Melissa Ott about the Santa Cruz Permaculture fall-winter 2017 Permaculture Design Course was originally posted on the Green Gal blog in April 2017.017. Weekend Two: November 5-6, 2016 The second weekend of the Santa Cruz Permaculture Design course, we explored watersheds, water catchment, understanding climate and microclimates, and the characteristics and management of

Jalapeño Strawberry Jam

Our popular jam made from Santa Cruz Permaculture’s famously sweet strawberries, with just a touch of jalapeño. This jam is perfect with cheese and crackers or other savory foods. 1/2 pint jar.

Solstice Dinner at the Santa Cruz Permaculture Farm

Join us June 22nd from 5-9PM for a warm evening of community and incredible food! We’ll celebrate long days, warm breezes, abundance, and good friends!  Please note: as much as we love furry friends, we unfortunately aren’t able to accommodate dogs at the Solstice Dinner. Please leave pets at home. Thank you!

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