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A Permaculture Seminar and Workshop Day

April 13, 2021

A Permaculture Seminar and Workshop Day

Where: Bertrand Farm at Good Shepherd Montessori School

1101 E Jefferson

South Bend, IN 46617


When: June 5 (rain date June 12) 9am – 4 PM


A lecture and hands-on one day workshop that will introduce you to the philosophy and practices of permaculture. We will highlight techniques used in backyard food production to large scale farming. Permaculture design works with nature to protect our natural resources, is ergonomic for the producer, and healthy for the soil.


Get ideas started for designing your own backyard plan or take away ideas to improve small farming production and environmental stewardship.

Pre-reading will be suggested and materials provided in May.

Bring your notebook, wear your work clothes, and be ready for some fun learning.

Books included.


If class size is less than 5 it will be rescheduled.

$100. Includes book, snacks and packed lunch


to register and pay.




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