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Register here for a Workshop, Tour, or Potluck Open House!
Welcome to Aprovecho! If you’re interested in attending our workshops, you can see what we are currently offering here, and please register here. If you would like to attend a tour or to join us for the community potluck, please register here. Thank you!
We’re Hiring a Stewardship Director!
Aprovecho is hiring a Stewardship Director to steer our organization into the next phase of our development. We have so much to offer the sustainability and empowerment movement, and we hope to have a motivated, qualified team, guided by the Stewardship Director, to implement the necessary programs and projects to make this happen. For more information, please visit the Job Listing page here.
Aprovecho ProgramsAppropriate Technology Series
1/10/2016: The Appropriate Technology Series is a six-week course designed to empower students with the ability to implement simple, energy-saving technologies in the home, on the farm or in the field.Learn MoreCommunity Education
Upcoming! 2/7: Harvesting Water for Home and Landscape; 2/21: Sustainable Forestry and Agroforestry; 2/28: Natural Plasters and Finishes. Community Education (CE) is our non-residential program providing experiential learning on a variety of sustainable living skills and technologies from permaculture and organic gardening to sustainable building and forestry practices. Classes are offered throughout the year. Learn MoreNatural Building & Green Design
Aprovecho’s Natural Building Program is a design/build school offering educational opportunities in the design and construction of energy efficient structures using sustainable materials. Trainings are offered both for the do-it-yourself home-builder as well as students pursuing a career as a designer/builder. Learn MorePermaculture Design Certification and Sustainable Living Immersion
Aprovecho's flagship program blends empowering and hands on permaculture design training with a survey of sustainable living skills on a site renowned for over 30 years of work in Permaculture and sustainable development with an assemblage of many of the best teachers throughout the Pacific Northwest. Learn More