Programs

Permaculture

  6 Week Permaculture Design Course & Sustainable Living Immersion August 8th to September 16th, Summer 2017 Early Bird Rate $2,200-$3,500 sliding scale through May 1st $2,500-$3,500 after May 1st Permaculture is a whole-systems method of design that organizes strategies … 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

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

DATES: March 13th, 2016 to April 7th, 2016 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.  From solar … 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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Community Education

Community Education

We offer community education workshops to enrich and empower area residents who may not be able to participate in our residential programming. The workshops are designed to offer the skills & knowledge people need for their journey toward sustainable living. … Continue reading

Sustainable Livelihood

We offer the Sustainable Livelihood Program to help people develop a career path based on the sustainable principles we teach at Aprovecho. The Sustainable Livelihood program includes access to the Oregon IDA 3:1 matching grant to start a small business … Continue reading

Youth & K-12

Our Youth and K-12 programming is currently in development for 2017. The curriculum would curriculum which exemplify Aprovecho’s best pracitices and bring them to life with interactive lessons for middle and high schoool youth. We are exploring connections with partners. If … Continue reading