Heartwood Institute
Heartwood Institute
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Commenced:
01/07/1978
Submitted:
03/06/2015
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
220 Harmony Lane, Garberville, California, US
Phone:
707-923-5009
Website:
www.HeartwoodInstitute.org
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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Eden Gal Flordeliza Harris Lauren Proctor Mark Warner
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Heartwood Institute

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Project Summary

Since 1978, Heartwood Institute has been a leading Healing Arts school, teaching massage therapy and integrative medicine. Since its inception, Heartwood has taught thousands of students from around the world, empowering and transforming people's lives. Now, Heartwood is embarking on a new journey of healing: regenerating the land, and building community. We are dedicated to promoting social and environmental abundance through the research, education and demonstration of sustainable living practices. We lead by example and model alternative ways of living that build stronger communities, regenerate the environment and achieve economic prosperity. We offer a holistic, hands-on approach, focusing on cultivating healthy relationships with all that sustains us – our land, our farm, our community.

Project Description

Permaculture At Heartwood: Our Permaculture center seeks to innovate new practices and tools for a sustainable world. We will conduct research and development of viable practices and technologies in the fields of sustainable food production, renewable energy, natural building and appropriate technologies. Permaculture School: Our educational programs focus on regenerative farming, land restoration and sustainable living environments, offering real tools for a real world. Culinary Arts Program: Our Culinary Arts Program offers a unique approach to food, facilitating a deep and authentic relationship with that which nourishes us. Our dirt-to-table classroom engages students in the garden, farm and kitchen and teaches participants about the whole food cycle – from tending plants and raising animals to preparing nutrient-rich meals that nourish body and soul. Our students learn skills by working directly with our gardeners and chefs in a hands-on, experiential setting. Eco-Art Residency: Heartwood's unique Artist Residency program puts an emphasis on projects that address issues of the environment and social change. Our participants live on our beautiful, secluded mountain property and are immersed in a creative, collaborative environment. As the program develops, we will create projects that support our common visions and invite our resident artists to engage with our Permaculture and Culinary Arts programs, weaving together diverse modalities and forms of expression.

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Permaculture Apprenticeship

This is an amazing opportunity for the right person to take advantage of living at a site dedicated to research, demonstration and education of Permaculture, while learning of viable solutions for today’s challenges. The opportunities for learning are end

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2 months PDC Immersion

Heartwood's PDC Immersion is a unique program designed to create a hands-on holistic experience of sustainable living, while receiving your Permaculture Design Certification.

Posted about 4 years ago (0 comments)
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Administrators
Eden Gal - Admin Lauren Proctor - Permaculture Director
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Eden Gal - Permaculture Director Lauren Proctor - Permaculture Director

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