Catalog 2013-2014

Permaculture Design

  • Semester: Fall
  • Course Number: AS310
  • Instructors: Keith Morris
  • Credit: 4

Course Description

Permaculture is the study and practice of the way human beings- as individuals and societies- can participate in the creation of ethical and ecological support systems. We present a whole systems design approach that integrates plants, animals, buildings, people, communities, and the landscapes that surround us. The course is designed to introduce students to the principles and practice of permaculture design through collaboration on real-world projects with an eye towards repairing, restoring and regenerating human ecosystems.