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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 back to our collective roots to discuss how our species turned from sustaining the Earth to exploitation, and the discussion will address the factors of colonialism and its effects on the earth and cultures. The afternoon session will take us back from exploitation and colonialism to explore how we can collectively heal from the destructive cognitive frames instilled globally through colonialism and return to a culture of co-sustainability. READ MORE HERE.
Hiring a Sustainable Livelihood Program Director
We’re currently hiring a Sustainable Livelihood Program Director. Find out more and how to apply here.
Aprovecho ProgramsAppropriate 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 MoreCommunity Education
Upcoming! 2/7: Harvesting Water for Home and Landscape; 2/21: Sustainable Forestry and Agroforestry; 2/28: Natural Plasters and Finishes. Community Education (CE) is our non-residential program providing experiential learning on a variety of sustainable living skills and technologies from permaculture and organic gardening to sustainable building and forestry practices. Classes are offered throughout the year. 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 More