Programs

Sustainable Kitchen Series

Sustainable Kitchen Series

July 26th – September 4th, 2015 Sustainable Kitchen Series Curriculum This program is designed to empower students with skills and experience in 6 major food-related focus areas: Nutrition, Medicinal Herbs, Food Fermentation, Culinary Arts, Butchering, and Brewing. The foundational skills covered in this … Continue reading

Community Education

Community Education

Home Herbalists Series: Making friends with medicinal plants We will spend time every class outside in the garden and wild forest, learning to identify and ethically harvest the plants around us. We will focus on weeds in the garden and … Continue reading

Natural Building and Green Design

Natural Building and Green Design

Aprovecho offers learning opportunities in Natural Building and Green Design for both beginning and advanced level students. Take a look at our Sustainable Shelter Workshop Series – Natural Building and Green Design from the ground up – or our Natural Building Practicums. Continue reading

Permaculture and Agroecology

5 Week Permaculture Design Course and Sustainable Living Skills Immersion June 14th – July 18th This course is the oldest program of its kind in the Northwest and includes hands on training in appropriate technology, sustainable forestry, natural building, and … Continue reading

Holistic Management

Holistic Management

Greening Up the Ranch –  A Holistic Approach to Grazing May 3rd and 4th, 2014 Aprovecho is excited to host Dr. Sandra M. Matheson, director of the Pacific Northwest Center for Holistic Management, for this two day workshop. In recent … Continue reading

Appropriate Technology Series

Appropriate Technology Series January 11th – February 21st, 2015 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.  From … Continue reading

Permaculture Short Courses

Permaculture Short Courses

Water Harvesting May 14 & 15

Plant Propagation September 10th

Forest Gardening November 6th

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Permaculture Design Certificate Course and Sustainable Living Skills Immersion

Permaculture Design Certificate Course and Sustainable Living Skills Immersion

June 15th – July 19th Aprovecho’s Sustainable Living Skills Program is the oldest program of its kind in the Northwest and includes hands on training in appropriate technology, sustainable forestry, natural building, and sustainable agriculture.  The 72 hour Permaculture Design … Continue reading