Beyond Organic Design (BOD) believes that everyone is born a designer---we design our lives every day---and that people are not separate from ecology. BOD's educational programming, land-based designs, and consulting services are based on sustainable, regenerative solutions that are a win-win for both us and nature.
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Not many New Yorkers are familiar with the term "permaculture," but Monica Ibacache is determined to change that. Ibacache, a Chilean-born educator, will be teaching a permaculture class this summer to middle school students between 6th and 8th grade in The Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights, the first such summer course to be offered in New York City.
Read the whole article HERE.
Students at Renaissance Charter School in Queens are taking advantage of an amazing opportunity: the Urban Design & Sustainability Program. We're integrating permaculture design into New York City STEAM education. Students are becoming eco-citizens as they learn how to design solutions to urban challenges, not only for their community but for the world.
The BOD Blog has photos, drawings, and poems from UDSP students. Read in their own words what they're doing HERE.
An introduction to permaculture, including concepts, principles and values, thoughts about its future, and how it can be used in today's world. This is a great way to expand your knowledge in preparation for reading the full-length book. The PDF eBook contains interactivity best viewed using Adobe Reader. Available in multiple languages.
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