Permaculture Design Charette

March 27, 2015 9:30-3:30pm West Haven, CT


Sam Billings               Sven Pihl

Before you get busy, join us for an advanced workshop in design. Use permaculture principles and your experience to design the .11 acre urban property to maximize food production and increase biodiversity. The workshop will be co-taught by Sven Pihl of CT Edible Ecosystems and Sam Billings of Treetops Permaculture. The workshop will take place at the home of Jenna Messier, NOFA Organic Land Care Program Director.

4 AOLCP credits

Cost: $140 AOLCPs and NOFA members

           $150 non-members

Lunch included at local restaurant!


Using permaculture principles, you will create a design to integrate animal and vegetable production in a small urban yard, consider stormwater management issues, and create budget and proposal for client.

Follow up documents from the Event

We had an inspiring day, learning about assessing client needs, property history, soil test results and site analysis to create specific designs to satisfy client expectations and to utilize Permaculture Principles.

Click here for the full blog post - HERE

Click HERE for Design #1

Click HERE for Design #2