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Marisha Auerbach 's Profile
Marisha Auerbach
Portland, OR, United States
Climate Zone:
Cool Temperate
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Maya Mountain Research Farm
Anandi Premlall Andrew Millison Brandon Horton Brandon Neil Brian Kerkvliet Cecily Wolff Chad Richins Chris Muscat Cody Mastel Colin Boggess Conrad Juraschka Dave Boehnlein David Muhl Debra Warmington Dominic Allamano Doug Crouch Erik Blender Grifen Hope Jan Steinman Jessi Bloom Jonathan Dempster Kelda Lorax Lazaro Alvarado Loren Taylor Luyendyk Patricia Menzies Rachael Dye rico zook Robyn Francis Roman Shapla Sara McDonald Sean Corwin Shinichi Tsuboi Simon Addison Stefan Pasti Tyrone LaFay
Andrew Millison Doug Crouch Erik Blender Geoff Lawton Jan Steinman Loren Taylor Luyendyk
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About Marisha Auerbach

Marisha Auerbach has been actively practicing, studying, and teaching Permaculture in the Pacific Northwest for over a decade, specializing in food production, seedsaving, ecology, and useful plants. Her practical experience has been gained while living in both rural and urban locations. Currently, Marisha is employed as a permaculture teacher working for universities including Oregon State University, Portland Community College, and Pacific University. She also works with a number of non-profit organizations including The City Repair Project, Aprovecho Education Center, Lost Valley Education Center, Fertile Ground Community Center, and Planet Repair. Marisha teaches an annual course in Belize at the Maya Mountain Research Farm.

Marisha is committed to sharing her passions for food security, seedsaving, permaculture, ecology, cottage industry, and positive futures. She has developed several permaculture based businesses including providing edible flowers and other gourmet specialty food items to restaurants, plantable greeting cards, a plant nursery, and herbal medicines. Marisha has offered permaculture work from the forests of Vietnam to the Rocky Mountains of the United States to the stressed conditions of Haiti. She holds advanced permaculture certificates in Permaculture Aid Work and Keyline Planning.

Marisha graduated from the Evergreen State College in 1998 where she focused on ethnobotany, ecological agriculture, and sustainability studies. She currently resides in Portland, OR. Marisha can be found online at www.permaculturerising.com.


My Badges
Consultant Aid worker Pdc teacher
My Permaculture Qualifications
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: April Sampson-Kelly
Location: Olympia, WA
Date: Mar 1998
Other course verified
Keyline Design
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Darren J. Doherty
Location: The Farm, Tennessee
Date: Sep 2009
Other course verified
Permaculture Teachers Training
Type: Teacher Training
Verifying teacher: Jude Hobbs
Other Teachers: Tom Ward
Location: Lost Valley Education Center, Dexter, OR
Date: Nov 2002
3 PDC Graduates (list)
0 PRI PDC Graduates (list)
2 Other Course Graduates (list)
have acknowledged being taught by Marisha Auerbach
0 have not yet been verified (list)
Climate Zones
Marisha Auerbach has permaculture experience in:
Cold Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Wet/Dry Tropical
Wet Tropical

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