Learn the fundamental principles of permaculture design from Evan Ryan, founder of Pono Grown Farm in Makawao. Gain an understanding of how to recognize patterns in natural ecosystems and apply the principles to garden and landscape design.
Individuals will learn a system of design that can apply to all aspects of life. They will participate in the application of permaculture in an abundant food based landscape and discover strategies for designing and implementing there own agricultural landscape. The course will discuss holistic strategies for landscape design that can apply to backyard gardens, orchards, community gardens, farms and entire villages.
Permaculture is an ethically based system of design that teaches how to meet our wants and needs in harmony with all life on planet earth. Applying permaculture to a landscape offers solutions for maintaining the health and vitality of our land while providing for an abundant harvest of food and minimizing the amount of energy we need to give to sustain the land.