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June 2018

Permaculture and the Anthropocene

Permaculture teaches us to value the marginal: to value that vibrancy and thrum that animates a garden’s edge; the sometimes dancing, sometimes writhing give-and-take that plays with easy reciprocity along a streambank. As practitioners we try to observe these edges, to toy with them, to harness them, and to expand them. It’s a principle that’s …

Living in a hug

I remember traveling around the green north of the United Kingdom as a teenager, and braving a damp German winter some years later, afflicted with an eternal chill. “Doesn’t anybody heat their houses here?” I groused. But it was always tea and a blanket around the shoulders instead. In our Energy Systems class a couple …

PRC Open House

Join us on Saturday, June 16th, for an Open House at our downtown Victoria Campus! Explore the campus. Learn about our programs, workshops and clinical services.  Meet admissions coordinators, program deans, staff and alumni.  We hope to see you there! PRC Open House Saturday, June 16th, 2018 11am to 1pm 229-560 Johnson St. Market Square …

Permaculture and Somatic Herbalism

The idea of health – human health – runs like a thread through permaculture design, at once implicit and fundamental: in the linking of food production with ecosystem health; in the holistic, measured approach towards observing changes in other living things; in the need for compassion that underpins the core permaculture ethics of “people care” …