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Chico Permaculture Guild
Chico Permaculture Guild
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Chico, California, US
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Donna Schwontkowski Eden Gal Ellie Lightfoot Harry Wykman Jack Wagner Jodell Bumatay Joel Nisly Rae Fuller Scott Morgan Simha Bode Stephanie Ladwig-Cooper Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes Vic Gaffney
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Chico Permaculture Guild

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Residential, Balcony Garden, Commercial, Community, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

The Chico Permaculture Guild seeks to engage people in cultivating a more permanent culture in Chico and the Northern Sacramento Valley. Our mission is to educate, demonstrate and practice permaculture. We aim to inspire and help individuals, families and farms achieve abundance and a lifestyle in harmony with natural systems.

Project Description

The Chico Permaculture Guild (CPG) is a Program of Earthshed Solutions. Earthshed Solutions is a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in July 2015 by actively engaged CPG members. Earthshed Solutions’ mission is to teach and empower people through educational programs and projects that promote ethical decision making and responsible stewardship of Earth’s resources.

The Chico Permaculture Guild was founded in 2009 in Chico, CA. The CPG has been successful introducing Chico and surrounds to permaculture via design principles, bioregional methods, techniques and strategies.

CPG Activities:

We gather on a regular basis for educational topics and discussions, a potluck and share the surplus swap.

We’ve hosted workshops about a variety of permaculture based techniques and strategies.

We collaborate with our local community on local sustainability efforts such as the Chico Seed Lending Library (CSLL), the Environmental Coalition of Butte County and annual Seed Swaps.

We participate in ongoing outreach efforts teaching our community about the importance of and how to make Seed Balls.

We help shape the educational programs of Earthshed Solutions by garnering input and support from people who attend CPG gatherings.


Chico Permaculture Guild Permablitz

Our local permaculture group is gearing up for a Rainwater Harvesting Permablitz in Chico, CA!

Posted over 11 years ago (0 comments)

Local Seed Swap -a collaborative event

The Chico Permaculture Guild, GRUB Cooperative and the Chico Food Network are collaborating for our 2nd Annual Seed Swap in Chico, CA

Posted over 13 years ago (0 comments)
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