Our 6-month Permaculture Design Courses run twice a year. This spring/summer, we are joined by Gail McNulty, a student in one of our courses. Gail is new to permaculture and after each of the 6 course weekends, she’ll be sharing a blog post about the weekend – what she learned, what inspired her, what connections […]
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What do you do after the permaculture course? How do you dig deeper and take your designs to a professional and ultra-practical level? How can become more skillful in design implementation? Permaculture Design Courses are popular worldwide for the transformative experiences they provide and the introduction to a whole way of viewing landscapes and communities […]
The Permaculture Food Forests course visits regenerative ranches, a 50-year-old food forest, and the bountiful Harvest Festival at the UCSC CASFS Farm.
This list contains restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and grocery stores in the Santa Cruz area that serve organic and locally sourced food and drinks. We focused on locally owned establishments as much as possible.
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 three of our series about building community wealth, we explore cooperative and community-owned housing initiatives in the East Bay, Santa Cruz, and Davis.
During Santa Cruz Permaculture’s first Permaculture Food Forests class the weekend of August 10-11, twenty eager students had the opportunity to visit three different sites that share the same goal: growing food and medicine.
The content in this post was written by Golden Love in the April 3 Love’s Gardens newsletter. We found it so useful, we wanted to share! It is reprinted with his permission.
Conversations, inspirations, and ideas that emerged in Santa Cruz during four events with Mark Lakeman about redesigning the city for urban placemaking.