Aprovecho Sustainability Institute
The Sustainable Business Development Program (SBDP) is open to the public and focused on supporting socially just sustainable business solutions. The SBDP offers social and environmental change oriented business planning and support. During the six week course, new models and … Continue reading
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
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
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
We’re getting ready for the 2018-2019 season Farm Incubator Program. The goal of this program is to provide low-cost land access to market farmers while growing the farm- and garden-related educational offerings at Aprovecho. We are seeking to fill this position … Continue reading
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.
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.
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
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
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