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
Jun
03
A Multi-Day Event
Download the M.A. Center San Ramon Flyer Here Amma’s Programs at M.A. Center San Ramon on June 3... more ›
Saturday
Jul
11
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Jul
18
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Jul
25
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Thursday
Jul
30
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Guru Purnima, the full moon of the Guru in Amrita Hall Puja, ceremonial worship, will be followed by bhajans, devotional singing and dinner. Guru Purnima is traditionally held to be the birthday of Bhagawan Vyasa, the compiler of the Vedas and is a day for celebration and worship - a day on which... more ›
Saturday
Aug
01
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Aug
08
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Aug
15
10:00am - 8:30pm
You are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: ... more ›
Saturday
Aug
22
10:00am - 8:30pm
You are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: ... more ›
Sunday
Aug
23
2:00pm - 5:00pm
As part of the Amrita Bala Kendra program, all are welcome to come for Mother Saraswati's blessing for the students to kick off the new academic year on Sunday afternoon in Amrita Hall. Questions? Email ... more ›

All are warmly invited to join in our daily spiritual practices at the Main House.

Mornings

Mondays-Saturdays: 5:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam
  • Hymn to the Divine Mother, Mahishasura Mardini Stotram

Sundays: 6:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam
  • Hymn, Mahishasura Mardini Stotram
  • Guided Integrated Amrita Meditation - IAM: 7:45am

Evenings

  • Chant, Guru Stotram
  • Devotional singing, bhajans
  • Closing, arati and prayers
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00pm 8:00pm 7:00pm 8:00pm 7:00pm 4:30pm 7:00pm