POPCORE 4: Urban Permaculture & Food Forests Workshop @ The Woodlands

POPCORE 4: Urban Permaculture & Food Forests Workshop @ The Woodlands

POPCORE 4: Urban Permaculture & Food Forests Workshop @ The Woodlands

Join us for the fourth session of our 2019 POPCORE urban orchardist training course. This workshop will focus on permaculture design for urban settings, simple practices for sustainable city living, and developing a permaculture network in Philadelphia. Class preceded by optional tour of The Woodlands (4pm to 5pm) and community potluck (5pm-6pm).

Join us for the fourth in the 4-part series of POP's Community Orchard Resilience Education (POP CORE) course!

4pm - 5pm: Tour of The Woodlands - proposed POP headquarters space (optional)

5pm - 6pm: Potluck & Community Discussion (optional)

6pm - 8pm: In Class Workshop

  • Introduction to Permaculture Ethics and Principles of Design

  • Urban Permaculture Examples from Philadelphia and Beyond

  • Perennial Polycultures and Food Forests

  • Permaculture brainstorm/design activity for POP HQ at The Woodlands

POPCORE combines many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design, and food uses that POP has learned over the past 12 years.  This four part series is intended to grow the knowledge, skillset, and self-reliance of our community orchard partners and volunteers, resulting in happier, healthier, and more productive community orchards.  

Those completing all four classes over any two year period will receive POPCORE Urban Orchardist Certification!

Space is limited, pre-registration required!  

Certified child care is available, but advance notification by the Sunday preceding the workshop is required. Children must be potty-trained. Please confirm your need for child care via info@phillyorchards.org by Sunday, March 22nd!

March 26th, 2020 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
Hamilton Mansion @ The Woodlands
4000 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
Event Fee(s)
General Public Price $ 30.00
POP Partner & Liaison Full Price $ 20.00
POP Partner & Liaison Half Price Sliding Scale $ 10.00
POPCORE Sponsor Price (support scholarships for others) $ 40.00
SW Philly residents $ 2.00
ACCESS card holders $ 2.00
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