Sunday, December 9, 2012

Weekend Permaculture Design Course for Practitioners


Dates: March 16-17, March 23-24, April 6-7, April 13-14, April 20-21, April 27-28, May 4-5.
Location: Solid Ground Farm 13262 Liars Corner Rd, Millfield, OH 45761

Description: Designed for practitioners by practitioners this hands-on course explores the standard 72-hour Permaculture cirriculum through seven weekends of focused learning. In addition to exploring the theories and principles of Permaculture and ecological design, through many site tours, projects, and interactive learning sessions, participants will experience Permaculture as it relates to the Eastern Forest Region. Full of special guest farmers, academics, area experts, designers and do-ers, our teaching team offers firsthand knowledge on all aspects of sustainable living.

Instructors: Rebecca Wood, Kurt Belser, R.E. Hogan, Mark Cohen, Weston Lombard, Kathy Jacobson, Pete Woyar, Kevin Polk, and many more.

Cost: $700-900


Contact: Weston Lombard 740-856-6299,

Friday, January 27, 2012

Spring Permaculture Design Course Discount

March 18-25 PDC at Solid Ground Farm

Now offering a "Brown Bag Special" discounted rate to locals. Get your Permaculture Design Certificate for only $600 if you bring your own meals, or $500 if you get a friend to sign up also.

Contact 740-856-6299 or visit for registration information.

Offer ends Feb 27

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Spring Permaculture Design Certificate Course


Join Wayne Weismen and the Permaculture Project for a weeklong ecological design immersion.

Sponsored by Solid Ground Farm, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, Sand Ridge B and B, and Deep Garden Design.

Sunday March 18-Sunday March 25, 2012
Solid Ground Farm Athens, Ohio

Explore the concepts, theories, and practice of Permaculture design. Experience Permaculture applied directly to the Midwest, as you live and learn with practicing ecological designers on Solid Ground Farm. Discover the interrelations of natural building, sustainable agriculture, biomimicry, broad-scale site design, local economies, local ecosystems, earthworks and waterways. Sure to be an exciting week of on-site projects, lectures, special guest teachers, site walks around the area, and fun nightly activities from African drumming lessons, to Capoeira and yoga classes. Come join the fun.

Cost: $800-$1000 (sliding scale) base fee includes space for onsite camping, three meals a day, textbook and access to online resources, and a certificate from The Permaculture Project, LLC. For offsite accommodations please contact us. Pre-registration required. Register by sending a check written out to RAW (along with your name, address, phone number and email) to Solid Ground Farm, 13262 Liars Corner Rd, Millfield, Ohio 45761. For more information, contact Weston Lombard at 740-856-6299 or or visit Space is limited.