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Eliza Anne H. Lord
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Joined:
26/01/2015
Location:
Greenville, SC, United States
Climate Zone:
Warm Temperate
Gender:
Female
Web site:
www.appalachianfeet.com/





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About Eliza Anne H. Lord

I am a Lawton PDC grad striving to be a symbiotic organism in my ecosystem. I first started growing things in the early 1990s and have been an avid urban farmer for over a decade. I'm a South Carolina Master Naturalist and Master Gardener, as well as a speaker, teacher, writer, occasional consultant, and constant student. I often prefer teaching and writing to consulting.

I brushed off permaculture for years when I first heard of it because I assumed it was a new gardening fad and felt like I was already submerged in sustainable activities. Like many people, seeing the Greening the Desert video was my, "Eureka!" moment. I used to feel fatalistic about the world's trajectory but permaculture has brought me sense and hope.

I currently run a local permaculture society (human guild) that just passed the 600 member mark. We hold monthly educational meetings, permablitzes, community events, and have just begun a large permaculture demo garden that doubles as a seed and plant bank for our members and triples as an outreach to the urban neighborhood and elementary school kids (it is located at a school). I am also teaching permaculture-related classes at a state historic gristmill/homestead, at a small local food grocery, and at a downtown community garden that I designed. I write magazine articles for various publications. I do occasional consulting work but mostly pass it off to the other capable PDC designers in my area.

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Pri verified
Permaculture Design Course
Type: Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Online
Date: Apr 2014
Other course unverified
Permaculture in Action, 6 month hands-on course
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Dylan Ryals-Hamilton
Other Teachers: Zev Friedman
Location: Asheville, NC
Date: May 2013
Other course unverified
SC Upstate Master Naturalist
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Dr. Karen Hall
Other Teachers: Interpretive Ranger Tim Lee
Location: South Carolina
Date: Aug 2007
Other course unverified
SC Master Gardener
Type: Gardening
Verifying teacher: Claude Smith Jr.
Other Teachers: Cory Tanner
Location: Greenville, SC
Date: Jan 2001
Other course verified
Earthworks Course
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Online
Date: Jun 2014
Other course verified
Reading the Landscape Course
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Online
Date: Jun 2014

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