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Support our Community Commercial Kitchen!
This year we’re going for our dream of a commercial kitchen that can be used by the local community to start businesses, increase our capacity by over 400% more students annually, host school field trips and outdoor camp, as well as provide homeschool programming to local youth. You can help us grow! Please visit our Kickstarter page for more information and to donate. Thank you!
Apply now for our Farm Incubator Program!
Aprovecho is taking applications for the second year of its 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 as soon as possible with an individual enthusiastic about the development of both off site and on-site produce sales and hands on agro-ecology education. READ MORE HERE. (more…)
Aprovecho ProgramsAppropriate Technology Series
5/1/2017: The Appropriate Technology Series is a four-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 More2 Week Permaculture Design Course
Join the Cascadia Permaculture Institute this spring for our 2 week comprehensive permaculture design course. This course will help you gain a clear understanding of the theory and practice of ecological design through lecture, discussion, slideshows, design projects, and hands-on experience.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
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