We’re excited to announce that John Valenzuela is the new lead instructor for our PDC course starting this October! Read this interview to learn more.
“Claudine Désirée, locally known as the “Santa Cruz Cob Queen,” is the proud creator of Santa Cruz’s first legal cob house. Cob is a natural building material made from Earth, sand and straw, and cob houses have been around since at least the 15th century. Since cob buildings are fireproof, resistant to seismic activity and inexpensive, Désirée says they should also be the future of housing in California.”
Permaculture, derived from the words “permanent agriculture,” is a set of ethics, principles and techniques that guide designers to self-sustaining, regenerative systems. When originally conceived in the 1970s, it was applied largely to gardening and farming, but since then has expanded into solar energy, water and more.
By Nadia Drake “APTOS — Some of the tastiest fruits can’t be bought. Not because they’re too expensive, but because they don”t exist in stores. However, they can be …” Read the full article on the Santa Cruz Sentinel website.