News & Events
$10,000 Matching Grant Offer!
Aprovecho would like you to know about our $10,000 matching grant campaign. We have received from a generous donor the pledge to match each dollar donated in 2015 1:1 up to $10,000. That would transform our 2015 fundraising goal into $20,000! Please support by visiting our FUNDRAISING PAGE and either donating or sharing the page with your friends. MORE INFO.
Third Annual Hunter’s Moon Harvest Dinner
We are so excited to host our third annual Harvest Dinner! This is going to be a fun, festive event, featuring local food, artists, raffles, and more! Thanks to a generous donor, we will receive a matching dollar-for-dollar grant up to $10,000 to further our efforts here at Aprovecho. Come help us meet this goal and have fun doing it! MORE INFO!
Aprovecho ProgramsWinter Permaculture Design Course
12/03/2015: Join us for the 25th Annual Cascadia Permaculture Institute's Permaculture Design Course. Gain a clearer understanding of the theory, design, and practice of ecological design through lecture, discussion, slide shows, design projects, and hands-on experience. Learn MoreAppropriate 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 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 MoreCommunity Supported Education
Community Supported Education (CSE) is our non-residential program for experiential learning of sustainable living skills. CSE students learn and practice deep organic and biodynamic gardening with edible, native, and medicinal plants, urban-and-rural scale permaculture and homesteading, small-animal husbandry, environmentally-appropriate natural building and alternative technology. Learn More