Aprovecho Sustainability Institute

Fall Fundraiser FEAST ~ Local Food System Soiree

Buy your tickets now and join us for a taste adventure. With contributions from over 40 local farmers, ranchers and producers we are serving up  a 5 – course meal  featuring local fare made with Northwest flair. Bid on the … Continue reading

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Come to our 1st Annual Alumni Reunion Weekend!

Dear former students, instructors, work traders, and interns, and anyone looking to connect with Aprovechians: we would like to invite you for a weekend of reconnecting, making new contacts, discovering new projects, and an opportunity to share experiences from your post-Aprovecho … Continue reading

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Apply now for our Permaculture Internship

Further develop your skills in Land Stewardship and Permaculture!  One seasonal internship position is available through the Land Systems Department at Aprovecho for the 2017 season from April 15th through November 18th. This internship program is designed to provide advanced … Continue reading

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Winter 2017 Community Education

There are going to be some very cool Winter 2017 Community Education courses coming, starting January 15th! Stay tuned for updates. Register at Aprovecho.net/registration   FELTING FOR THE FUTURE Sunday, Jan. 15th, 1-5pm HERBAL MEDICINE: TINCTURE MAKING Sunday, Jan. 22nd, … Continue reading

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Read our 2016/2017 Annual Newsletter – The Busy-ness Edition

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It’s up! Our annual News from Aprovecho is on its way to our friends and family. This year, we’re sending it out this year via email, and we’re making it available online, as well! View it HERE.

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Harvest Party Fundraiser November 13th!

Come eat, laugh, and dance at Aprovecho’s annual fall fundraising event to support the addition of a commercial kitchen to our campus!! It will be held at our campus on November 13th from 4pm-9pm. Tickets here and more information here.

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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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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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Growing to love growing tilapia

The fish grew to love me as the hand that feeds them. Every time i walked by the tank they would start churning at the surface, and at feeding times they devoured all of the food that i gave them. At that stage they were getting a fingerling food (from our project partners at Jim’s Online Fish Shop) at 4% of their body weight per day. That worked out to approximately 1/4 cup food, three times / day. Continue reading

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It’s Alive (and green)!

The acclimation of both the main tanks and the fry tanks is going well. We added approx 5 lbs of fresh chicken manure to the main tanks (in a mesh bag) which brought the ammonia and phosphate levels up from … Continue reading

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