Kansas Permaculture Institute
Kansas Permaculture Institute
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Commenced:
01/10/2010
Submitted:
14/02/2012
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
P.O. Box 1064, Lawrence, Kansas, US
Phone:
785-691-7305
Website:
www.sustainabilityaction.net
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate





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Kansas Permaculture Institute

Project Type

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

Project Summary

The Kansas Permaculture Institute is a project of the Sustainability Action Network, Inc. of Kansas. The KPI mission is to provide oversight in the development of permaculture course curriculum, planning of community educational events, and research and maintenance of permaculture demonstration sites.

Project Description

Major 2014 PDC Course Offerings:

Kaw Permaculture in association with the Kansas Permaculture Institute will teach their 9th Permaculture Design Course, July 9 through 18, 2014. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how permaculture design principles are applied to both urban and broad acre sites.  They will also witness in action a variety of sustainable methods of perennial food production, ecological landscape design, and energy efficient structures.  This PDC will be hosted by SubTerra Castle a unique venue, being a poignant example of regenerative lifestyles, transforming weapons of mass destruction into implements of peace.  The homestead has been transformed from a 1950s nuclear missile site to multifaceted permaculture and holistic living project.

We will also be offering our second 2014 PDC through the University of Kansas Environmental Studies Program beginning on August 28 in Lawrence, KS

For information on registration and other details for these events, please visit our website, http://www.kawpermaculture.com/education-training/, or e-mail to [email protected].

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