Welcome to the June 2010 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
In this issue...
1.) Feature Article: Permaculture Food Forests
Ever heard of a permaculture food forest? Learn why and how to create this ecological food garden...
2.) Two New Workshops Added for Summer 2010!
We've added a wooden long bow workshop with Peter Yencken and an Earth Bag workshop with Eli Adadow...
3.) Upcoming Summer Courses...
Medicinal Plants Course, Wildlife Tracking Course, Wilderness Survival Intensive, Permaculture Summer Semester, and more...
Permaculture Food Forests
Ever heard of a permaculture food forest? It’s a system of food production that utilizes the wisdom inherent in natural woodlands and uses the understanding of beneficial relationships between plants to create and support landscapes that grow food for human use and wildlife habitat. This method is also called a forest garden, edible forest garden...
Two New Workshops Added for Summer 2010!
We've added a Wooden Long Bow Workshop with guest instructor Peter Yencken in July. Learn how to build your own bow and arrow, and shoot using the intuitive method! July 16-18.
We've also added an Earth Bag Workshop with guest instructor, Eli Adadow. Learn the ins and outs of this sustainable building method that empowers community and utilizes local materials.
Upcoming Summer Courses!
Check out what's coming up this summer!
Medicinal Plants Course:
Jun 26-27, 2010
Learn about wild medicinal plant preparations in the beautiful foothills of the Cascade Mountains!
Wildlife Tracking Weekend Course:
Jul 24-25, 2010
Learn animal tracking skills with local wildlife tracker, Jason Knight. Designed for both the outdoor enthusiast and environmental professional.
Permaculture Summer Semester:
Jul 7- Aug 27, 2010
Learn how to work with nature to create a more sustainable world! Earn a Permaculture Design Certificate and study nature skills.
View our full lineup of classes at our Courses page!
Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?
There's still time to apply for the 2010-2011 school year!
Did you know that Alderleaf has a blog and forum site?
Check them out...
Alderleaf Blog: Notes from Alderleaf
Alderleaf Online Forums: Alderleaf Commons
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Monroe, WA 98272
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