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.
BOD In The NEWS...
NY Lens Article " Permaculture Comes to Queens"
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." Continued
Our debut and pilot of the Urban Design and Sustainability Program has been funded by grants from Queens' Assemblyman Francisco Moya, Volger Foundation, and the New York City Department of Education. Want to know what our students are saying about the UDSP? Click Here
"Essence of Permaculture" E-Book
by Permaculture Co-Founder
A summary of permaculture concept and principles taken from Permaculture Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability by David Holmgren.
It contains an introduction to permaculture, thoughts about the future of the movement and the values and use of the permaculture principles. A great way to expand your knowledge in preparation for the full length book. This PDF eBook contains interactivity that is best viewed using Adobe Reader. Available in multiple languages: CLICK HERE
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