Bonita is thrilled to announce that an excerpt of her forthcoming book, Embers of Hope: Embracing Life in an Age of Ecological Destruction and Climate Chaos, is available in the latest issue of the Permaculture Design Magazine! The book is scheduled to be launched in summer of 2020 and online pre-sales will begin soon. Please stay tuned for more info.

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May 23 & 24, 2020 -- 9:00am to 5:30pm.

We are pleased to offer our Introduction to Permaculture course, back by popular demand.

February 8, 2020 -- 9:30am to 10:25am.

FREE! Almonte Seedy Saturday.

Where: 500 Almonte Street, Almonte, ON.

Are you interested in fostering a healthier ecosystem in your garden and helping to address climate breakdown? In permaculture, we look to the living world as our guide. Learn simple strategies that "work with nature" to add organic matter to the soil, sequester carbon, protect groundwater, promote biodiversity, and do less work.

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Bonita will be taking a break from running our own courses in 2019 to focus on writing a book.

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Wishing you a nourishing and fruitful 2019.

February 6, 2019 -- 6pm to 8pm.

University of Ottawa, Social Sciences Building room 8003.

This Intro to Permaculture session with Bonita is hosted by OPIRG and UOttawa Learning Garden.  The session will focus on helping an OPIRG group start an Indigenous garden.

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Check out the Edible Landscapes: Kingston Home Gardeners Conference on October 27, 2018 in Kingston, ON.  Featuring Diana Beresford-Kroeger, world-reknowned author, medical biochemist and botanist.  Bonita will be presenting on edible perennial polycultures, mimicking forests and permaculture design.

Back by popular demand, we are offering our Introduction to Permaculture Course a second time this year on September 15 and 16, 2018.  Register early (the spring course was full two months in advance)!

We're excited to announce our new garden tour!  On July 29, visit four sites that are growing food and helping to repair/heal the land.  Learn about edible and medicinal plants, market gardening, raising chickens and sheep, sustainable homes, soil regeneration, permaculture design and so much more!


We're excited to offer our Edible Forest Garden Course, June 9 & 10, 2018 in Perth, ON.  This course is back by popular demand.  Last year there was a waiting list, so register early to reserve your spot!

Join us for our Introduction to Permaculture Course, May 26 & 27, 2018 in Perth, ON.  This will be the 8th year in a row that we're running it!