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The Resilience Hub / Portland Maine Permaculture
The Resilience Hub / Portland Maine Permaculture
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224 Anderson Street , Portland, Maine, US
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate

Alexander Ihlo Daniel Brown Dee Clark Jean-Luc Henry Jonathan Steele Kevin Evans Lisa Fernandes Marijtje Mulder Meredith Spitalnik Peter Bourgelais Vic Gaffney Willi Paul
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The Resilience Hub / Portland Maine Permaculture

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Residential, Commercial, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz, Financial Economic

Project Summary

Portland Maine Permaculture was launched in 2005 as a positive response to the combined challenges of peak oil, climate change and economic volatility. It has more than 1400 members and hosts 40 to 50 educational events per year.

Project Description

Portland Maine Permaculture, founded in 2005, has more than 1400 members and offers over 40 educational and peer-to-peer learning events every year.  It is free to join and events range from skillshares, films, work parties and swaps to full-blown design workshops, field trips and guest lectures.


Portland Maine Permaculture is a project of The Resilience Hub, a non-profit that aims to help us build resilience at personal, household and community levels in the face of peak oil, climate change and economic volatility. We do this by actively cultivating resilience-building projects (like Portland Maine Permaculture, Portland Trading Post, Southern Maine GardenShare and others) and by hosting other projects proposed by our members that need a “home” and are consistent with our mission.

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Getting Ready for Our Official Launch

Putting the finishing touches on our downtown Portland space for the launch party on May Day!

Posted about 11 years ago (0 comments)

Resilience Hub Opening Up in East Bayside Neighborhood

After 7 years of operating "virtually" and building up a membership of more than 1300, The Resilience Hub & Portland Maine Permaculture are moving into space on Anderson Street in Portland.

Posted over 11 years ago (0 comments)

2012 Southern Maine Permaculture Internship

Village Farme permaculture homestead seeks to enter into a relationship with someone who would like to gain hands-on experience with permaculture systems in a residential / small farm setting in Southern Maine.

Posted over 12 years ago (1 comments)

2011-2012 "Growing Food in the City" Series is Coming

Growing Food in the City is a series of events running from October - May to help individuals/households grow more of their own food. It is also an experiment in decentralized, loose collaboration around a common theme...

Posted almost 13 years ago (0 comments)

2011-2012 Winter Weekend Permaculture Design Certificate Course in Maine

A 13-day course, one weekend per month, November through April combining award-winning instructors, hands-on experience, field trips and design projects. Easily accessible from all of New England and the Canadian Maritimes...

Posted almost 13 years ago (0 comments)

4th Annual Portland Maine Permaculture Design Certificate Course (PDC)

In 2011 we continue with our effort to grow permaculture capacity and design skills in Maine by offering the internationally recognized PDC one weekend per month for six months (April - September).

Posted about 13 years ago (0 comments)
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