Permaculture Practicum with Darren Doherty

Aug 11, 2014 9:00am-6:00pm (ended)

Darren Doherty is internationally recognized as a leader and pioneer in permaculture and regenerative agriculture! The format of this three-day course combines Darren's teaching on each specific topic, with a live walk-through of how to run an effective consultation with real clients.  

August 11: From Orchard to Stacked Enterprise 

GreenFriends Farm has been exploring the edge between market orchard and food forest for many years.  The food forest is often created as a forage based system, which can make it very difficult to manage in a market orchard situation.   Darren will bring decades of experience in stacked enterprise perennial agriculture to help make design choices that will keep fruit yields high, create easier management, integrate animals for fertility and weed management and diversify the products and yields. 

Register for one, two or all three days - Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best!

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Wednesday
Feb
10
A Multi-Day Event
Classes with Swamiji on Guru Gita followed by Amritadhara Every Wednesday, from January 20th until end of March
Location : Ron's House Puja Room January 20  - February 3,10, 24 -  March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
Last minute changes are possible, please check ... more ›
Saturday
Feb
13
8:30am - 8:30pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program.  SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm: Community Seva Day (Special service projects) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Guided IAM Meditation (Main House Puja Room) 4:45 pm:    Archana (Chanting of the... more ›
Saturday
Feb
13
8:30am - 4:30pm
  Team up with family and old or new friends to plant a tree along the road to Amrita Hall. Many of our beloved trees in this area have become diseased and had to be removed, and the community tree planting will add shade and beauty on the way to the Hall. With 25 to 30 trees to plant, everyone... more ›
Monday
Feb
15
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Puja performed in the Main House, Puja Room A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India based on the moon's position at the time of birth. The moon returns to this spot in the heavens, approximately every 28 days. Karthika is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was... more ›
Tuesday
Feb
16
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Class with Swamiji on Guru Gita followed by Amritadhara Location : Ron's House Puja Room
(Rescheduled from Wednesday, February 17th) Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with audience, one or two bhajans. Ending with a short meditation, arati and prasad distribution. This is an... more ›
Saturday
Feb
20
9:00am - 5:00pm
Mindful Communication Workshop by Arati This class offers practical training and concrete tools to : - Support us in staying connected with ourselves and others in challenging moments - Help us experience how, through understanding our basic human needs, we can transform judgements and criticism... more ›
Saturday
Feb
20
10:00am - 8:30pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program.  SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY:  10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Guided IAM-35 Meditation Technique (Main House Puja Room) 4:45 pm:    Archana (Chanting of the 1000... more ›
Wednesday
Feb
24
A Multi-Day Event
Classes with Swamiji on Guru Gita followed by Amritadhara Every Wednesday, from January 20th until end of March
Location : Ron's House Puja Room January 20  - February 3,10, 24 -  March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
Last minute changes are possible, please check ... more ›
Saturday
Feb
27
10:00am - 8:30pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program.  SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Guided IAM Meditation (Main House Puja Room) 4:45 pm:    Archana (Chanting of the 1000 Names of the... more ›
Monday
Feb
29
A Multi-Day Event
Compost Tea and Soil Food Web Intensive Course GreenFriends Farm is a project at M. A. Center whose mission is to advance innovation and integration of ecologically-conscious farming and land management practices through education and demonstration. This workshop with Dr. Elaine Ingham, the... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 

Mornings

Mondays-Fridays: 5:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

Saturdays-Sundays: 6:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

Evenings

  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans, Devotional singing
  • Closing prayers and Arati

Monday : 7:45 pm
Tuesday: 7:45 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 pm
Thursday: 7:45 pm
Friday: 7:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 pm (or 4:45 pm in the Amrita Hall when there is a regular Saturday program)
Sunday: 7:00 pm