The Dirt Rich School
The Dirt Rich School
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Commenced:
01/06/2007
Submitted:
01/12/2015
Last updated:
21/12/2016
Location:
1463 W, Port Townsend, Washington, US
Phone:
3603791443
Website:
https://thedirtrichschool.org/
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate





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The Dirt Rich School

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Rural, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

The Dirt Rich School is an ever evolving demonstration site teaching dynamic hands on permaculture, modern homesteading, holistic animal husbandry, and sustainable food production.

Project Description

The Dirt Rich School is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching the next generation to imitate and learn from nature in order to create a more sustainable future. The school is located on Compass Rose Farms, a stunning, lush 40-acre property that is a peaceful sanctuary with forest, fields, creeks and paths. There are countless places to wander, sit and observe nature. In addition, it is home to a beautiful permaculture demonstration site. We are located near Port Townsend at the tip of Discovery Bay in Northwest Washington.We teach permaculture and modern homesteading life skills through a mentorship program using a hands on learning experience. Along with the traditional whiteboard learning methods, we incorporate outdoor greenboard lectures to create a dynamic educational environment. This allows for students to observe and interact with nature as the classroom. The school facilitates a place to learn, a place to grow, and a place to inspire change.

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