Author Archives: Maryam Mathieu

CANCELED: Decolonization & Sustainability Community Event

Join us this special Saturday for a day with Randy and Edith Woodley, First Nations partners and co-sustainers at Eloheh Farm in Newburg, Oregon. During the morning session, the pair will share their own experiences and take us on a journey … Continue reading

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Read our “News from Aprovecho 2015″ Publication!

Every year since our founding in 1981, we’ve published our News from Aprovecho publication to share the programs, stories, and goings-on on campus and by people in our community. This year we’re putting it online! You can view or download … Continue reading

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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

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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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