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Quail Springs Permaculture
Quail Springs Permaculture
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35070 Highway 33, Maricopa, California, US
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Quail Springs Permaculture

Project Type

Rural, Intentional Communities, Demonstration, Educational, Legal, Political

Project Summary

Quail Springs Permaculture is a non-profit organization that was established to demonstrate and share sustainable living practices using Permaculture ethics and principles as a guidline. Our primary demonstration site is a 450 acre peace of land in an high desert (3,700 foot elevation) arid environment (6" a year average rainfall) located in the mountains of Southern California.

Project Description

Quail Springs was established in 2004 by Warren Brush, Cynthia Harvan, Paul Swenson, and Kolmi Majumdar and is dedicated to demonstrating and teaching holistic ways of designing human environments and facilitating deeper understandings of ourselves and one another through immersive experiences in nature.  

Our work involves demonstrations in rainwater harvesting, spring rejuvenation, broad scale earthworks, natural building, community development, farming, aquaculture, corporation sole, general education, internships, apprenticeships, volunteer service and political advocacy.

Our course offerings include:  Permaculture Design Courses, Sustainable Vocations for Young People, Natural Building Apprenticeships, Garden and Livestock Apprenticeships, Natural Plasters, Beekeeping, Earthworks, Sustainable Aid, Earthen Oven Building, Butchering, Cheese and Bread Making, Goat Tending, Origins Skills, Youth Programs, among other unique offerings.

Our experiential program offerings for all ages weave together holistic approaches toward better understanding our relationships with that which sustains us, and are integral part of how we develop our demonstration projects.  

We also have Spring, Summer and Fall farm tour program where people from all walks of life come to see our work first hand.  

Our current schedule of events, courses and internships can be seen on our website at www.quailsprings.org.  May we all learn to honor that which sustains us.


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