Author Archives: Maryam Mathieu

New Course! Optical Surveying for Earthworks and Water

Coming up October 16th to 21st, Aprovecho is offering the advanced permaculture course Optical Surveying for Earthworks and Water. Find out more about the course here.

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Welcome our new Stewardship Director!

We recently added a new member to our team! Steve Braun has joined us as the Stewardship Director here at Aprovecho, and we are excited to work with him to steer the organization to great new things!

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The New Threat: Aerial Herbicide Spraying


By Bradley Tschirgi and Emily Sessoms There in the sky—it’s a bird!  It’s a plane! No, it’s death…. Turning, turning, turning.  Spinning, spinning, spinning.  The blades of the helicopter whirled around, a site I used to become entranced with as … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Forests

by Abel Kloster, Director of the Permaculture Design Program at Aprovecho and Co-Director of Resilience Permaculture, LLC. To restore the land one must live and work in a place.  The place will welcome whomever approaches it with respect and attention.  … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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