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SAGE 152 PERMACULTURE DESIGN • 5 Cr.

Department

Sustainable Agriculture

Description:

(Formerly GRBD 152) This course investigates community and home-scale food production with a focus on farm design, intensive minifarming, permaculture, and urban homesteading. Through research and practical applications, students will learn how to create small-scale food systems that mimic natural ecosystems. Students will explore the resiliency and diversity of garden farming via edible forests, ecosystem design, animal husbandry, mini orchards, season extensions, food self-reliance, and intensive planting strategies.

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