I’ll be presenting at the PermacultureUSA Vashon Island Permaculture Workshop.
Come to the beautiful and scenic Vashon Island Monastery for an intensive Permaculture USA workshop. See for yourself how easy it is for us to provide all our needs, the needs of our families, and the needs of the earth, in a system designed for growth and sustainability. Seats are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for this workshop, contact Fr. Martin at All Merciful Savior Orthodox Monastery at 206-463-5918.
This workshop will cover;
- What is Permaculture?
- Who invented Permaculture?
- Is Permaculture just organic farming?
- Is there a metaphysical component to Permaculture?
- What are Permaculture ethics?
- What are the principles of Permaculture?
- What are the priorities of Permaculture design?
- How much land do you need to start?
- How much land do you recommend?
- The three considerations when looking at land
- Does Permaculture work in non-desert areas?
- Is urban farming more productive than standard farming?
- What kind of trees are best?
- What is ‘chop-and-drop’?
- What is a ‘Back-to-Eden’ garden?
- What is the difference between soil and dirt?
- What’s the difference between an ecosystem, a biome, and a climate?
- And much more!
Dates: Sat. May 14th – Tues. May 17th, 2016
Sat. May 14th, 2016 – Main Workshop
Mon. May 16th – Clergy Projects Q&A Day · Tues. May 17th – Grounds Workday
Meals will be provided by the Monastery.
Register NOW. $35 per person/$60 per couple.
Please contact Fr. Martin at All-Merciful Saviour Orthodox Monastery at 206-463-5918
or go to VashonMonks.com
Fr. John A. Peck
Fr. John A. Peck will be the presenter. Fr. Peck is an Orthodox priest with over 30 years experience gardening in climates as diverse as Alaska and Arizona, and much in between. He is a holder of the Permaculture Research Institute PDC certificate, and is a licensed Permaculture designer. Fr. John runs Permaculture USA. He is best known for Orthodox Christian online ministries, and runs several well known websites (Preachers Institute, Journey To Orthodoxy, Good Guys Wear Black).