Feb 18, 2009

PRI Intro Workshop

Introduction to Permaculture Workshop

Event Date: 11 April 2009 9:00am - 5:00pm


PRI Cold Climate presents:
An Introduction to Permaculture

Minnesota and the Midwest is at a crucial stage in climate change,
economics, energy descent and transitioning to self reliant homesteads.

Permaculture has principles and ethics to help individuals,
communities and families develop their resources into stable and
continuously viable homes and property.

Permaculture principles guide participants in observing patterns of
energy use and collection and storage of diminishing resources.

This workshop will introduce Permaculture to participants and assist
them in entering new patterns of existence that secure an
environmentally supported lifestyle.


Saturday April 11, 2009, 9:00am - 5:00pm


SouthWoods Forest Gardens
17766 Langford Blvd
Prior Lake, MN 55372


Instructors include, Bruce Blair, Daniel Halsey, Reed Aubin


Participants will be given supporting materials
based on the days presentations. Participants should bring lunch.
Snacks and refreshments will be provided at breaks.


$75 Members,
$85 Non-Members,
$150 Workshop Kit (Workshop, Mollison Permaculture Intro Book & PRI Membership) Save $30

Please register on line, click Add to Cart below.

Questions? Contact:

Daniel Halsey, PRI Teachers Guild Coordinator, dhalsey@integra.net, 612.720.5001

Sponsored by PRI Cold Climate and Minneapolis College or Art and Design

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