A Garden for Every Space
Saturday, March 21, 2015
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m
5851 East Walnut Street, Westerville, OH
Pruning Fruit Trees
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Andy Lynd, Lynd Fruit Farm, will be leading the discussion.
Alexandria Public Library
10 Maple Dr., Alexandria, OH
2015 Permaculture Design Certification Course
Saturday, February 14, 2015 through Sunday, April 19, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m
PDC students complete and present a full permaculture site design as part of their certification. They get first-hand experience in site evaluation and mapping, client interviews, design approaches and presentation formats. Students who complete all course hours and successfully complete their design project receive a Permaculture Design Consultant’s Certificate. The certificate is a pre-requisite for further advanced training in permaculture design and teacher training courses.
Taught by instructors Peter Bane, Mark Cohen, Jonathan Hull, Marilyn McHugh, Chris Kennedy, Allison Hurley and local guests.
The course runs Saturdays and Sundays on the following weekends: February 14 – 15, February 28 – March 1, March 14 – 15, March 21 – 22, March 28 – 29, April 11 – 12, and April 18 – 19.
Overnight lodging is available on-site for a limited number of out-of-town students.
The course will also include one weekend trip to Athens, Ohio (April 11 – 12, 2015) to explore its well-developed local food system and visit the farmsite and intentional community of instructor Mark Cohen. Carpooling will be arranged.
Additional supplemental events and learning opportunities will be available on off weekends and evenings.
Register by December 15: $950. After December 15: $1,050. Financial aid available.
Cat Run Ranch Flower Farm Tour
Monday, May 11, 2015
Mark and Karen McVay will take chapter members on a tour of their flower farm and also discuss the many topics related to backyard/commercial flower growing. This tour is for both the serious flower grower and the backyard grower.
Cat Run Ranch Flower Farm
1485 Sportsman Club Rd., Newark, OH
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214
Phone: (614) 421-2022 Fax: (614) 421-2011