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Permaculture Design: Reading the Landscape with Andrew Faust

  • Supersoul Farm 365 Schillings Crossing Road East Chatham, NY, 12060 United States (map)

Learn how to create a permaculture design at Supersoul Farm! This two-day workshop includes hands-on learning as well as lecture sessions with permaculture and bioregional educator Andrew Faust. Understand how to create a better, more local and biological economy in which your family and community may thrive for many generations to come.

Topics Covered

Design Principles
Ecological analysis and Site Assessment
- Observation of landforms, water, vegetation, microclimates, buildings and infrastructure
Analysis and Assessment Synthesis Map
Creating & Presenting a Design Concept


Day 1
Check-in and program overview

Start group design walk about


Afternoon/Evening Session
Group Work on Maps and Design Concepts

Day 2
Optional Yoga Class at Supersoul Farm

Check-in, recap and set day's expectations  
Lecture on Microclimates and Permaculture design techniques

Studio design time

Working Lunch & Presentation Prep

Permaculture Group design presentations and review process

Course Fee

Free onsite camping OR commuter* - $200

- course fee
- beautiful vegetarian meals
- design materials
- optional yoga class
- onsite camping 

*Residential dorm option available upon request for additional fee. 

About Andrew Faust

Andrew is one of the premier Permaculture teachers and designers in North America with over two decades of experience in the field. His passionate and visionary presentations and curriculum have inspired and motivated teachers and students since his days as a high school teacher at an open community free school. For more information visit:

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