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Introduction to Merritt College’s Permaculture Design Course

Saturday | June 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm — 5:30 pm

An introduction to the summer permaculture course offering at Merritt College in Oakland. Join us for an afternoon presentation by permaculture instructor Christopher Shein. He will introduce ideas which will be explored in-depth during his summer Permaculture Design course at Merritt College in Oakland, June 23rd – July 10.

Topics of the summer course include: strategies and techniques of applied ecology and permaculture design and application for designing livable human communities: Observation of natural patterns, gardening in urban settings, water and nutrient recycling in the landscape, and an introduction to the Bay Area bioregion; emphasis on permaculture ethics and principles, soil fertility, composting, and synergistic plant associations.

For more information on the Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Program summer course schedule:

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