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Last year, the permaculture park team successfully raised over $4000 toward phase two development projects including an herb spiral, black locust arbors, raised beds and permanent interpretive signage. Below you will find the proposed text for each of seven signs. … Continue reading

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Permaculture Park seeks your help with improvements

This August, the Permaculture Park Project has been chosen as one of five nationwide projects as a Get2Gether Neighborhood Challenge winner! Every dollar we raise this month up to $2000 will be matched by the Center for a New American … Continue reading

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Permaculture Park in Winter

   While much of Ithaca and Upstate NY has entered hibernation mode, the Permaculture Park continues to grow and flourish even in the dead of Winter. One of our intrepid volunteers is hard at work on a landscape schematic of … Continue reading

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Permaculture Park Project plants find winter home in Mayor’s office

This Saturday will mark the final work party of 2014 at Ithaca’s Permaculture Park Project located at Baker Park. Over 20 Cornell students lead by community volunteers will descend on the park and nearby INHS housing complex Cascadilla Green to … Continue reading

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Paw Paw Tasting Tour

This Wednesday, October 8, I’ll be making my annual pilgrimage to Cornell’s paw paw orchard in Lansing for a tasting tour along with several area paw paw enthusiasts (van shuttle will leave CCE Tompkins, 615 Willow Ave in Ithaca promptly … Continue reading

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Cornell Cooperative Extension PERMACULTURE EVENTS

Thursday September 11: Volunteer Session (4-6 pm) followed by a potluck (6-8 pm) Join us for the last event in the Permaculture Park this year. We will do some planting and finish sheet mulching, swap edible and utilitarian perennials, then … Continue reading

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Why build a permaculture park project?

As we enter a new era of wild weather, rising food prices and crisis, crumbling infrastructure and the associated cost of maintaining the built environment, Ithaca’s first permaculture park project addresses many of these issues and more. Permaculture design offers … Continue reading

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