Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping blog

28 Jan

Terra Nova offers Permaculture Design services.

The owner of Terra Nova, Ken Foster is a certified Permaculture designer and teaches this design science at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. Ken has been studying Permaculture after first hearing about it while an apprentice at the UCSC Farm and Garden back in 1985. He took his first Permaculture Design Course in 1996 and has since completed two advanced Permaculture courses. Ken has been teaching Permaculture since 2004. He has taught with the Regenerative Design Institute during their ‘Four Seasons Permaculture  Design Course’ and with Larry Santoyo of EarthFlow Design Works.

PERMACULTURE DEFINED: Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way. Permaculture design is a system of assembling conceptual, material, and strategic components in a pattern which functions to benefit life in all its forms.

One of “Permaculture is a design system that reconciles human communities with the ecological imperatives of a living planet.” Ben Haggard

Edible Landscaping is a good example of Permaculture.

Give us a call for a free estimate on a Permaculture Design for your site.



2 Responses to “Terra Nova offers Permaculture Design services.”

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    Levi Meeuwenberg Says:

    Nice! Keep spreading the permaculture word!
    If you want to check out our detailed 10acre permaculture farm design plan, We’ve just made it available here. http://realeyeshomestead.com/indiegogo
    We’re also hoping to get some support for the cause, and any FEEDBACK! you might offer.

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    Terisa Battersby Says:

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