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Upward Bound students at UMaine joined us at LongGreenHouse through July to re-connect to the Earth via permaculture gardening. Read the rest of this entry »

Wassookeag launched their Summer permaculture & craft program today, which will run through the summer on Tuesdays 10-3 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

 

 

Session 4
Thurs May 8, 3:30-5:30 pm
LongGreenHouse, 5 Chapel Rd

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Wassookeag\'s Chloe seeds the ColdFrame

 

Session 3
Thurs April 17, 3:30-5:30 pm
LongGreenHouse, 5 Chapel Rd


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Session 2:

Thurs April 3, 3:30-5:30 pm
LongGreenHouse, 5 Chapel Rd

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LongGreenHouse launches its Spring Permaculture Series with a Seed Sowing Workshop Thursday, March 20.

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LongGreenHouse is hosting Thursday potluck dinners for members of the neighborhood and community interested in the intersection between permaculture and Indigenous culture, and/or how these combine in the Longhouse model practiced by Wassookeag families. Read the rest of this entry »

Click on the image below to view design plans for LongGreenHouse created by the UMaine Fall 07 Permaculture class, taught by Emily Markides, Julia & Charles Yelton and Joline Blais.

Videos of Permacuture workshop Fall 07

VIDEO #1 : Greenhouse, Swales, Wassookeag Children
Overall view of the permaculture workshop

VIDEO #2 : 60s Greenhouse
Raising the greenhouse

VIDEO #1 : 60s Swales
Forming the swales

Scott Wilkerson, Director of Stormwater Management at UMaine, paid a visit to LongGreenHouse to assess the flow of stormwater from University parking lots and athletic fields through the site. As a result of meetings with permaculture students and professors, Scott suggested a reclamation plan in which the University would partner with students to design and implement a root zone area and catchment pond, to help filter pollutants from the water and daylight the buried flow through its emerging streamhead which flow directly into the Stillwater river.

This proposed project could be a model for other runoff situations across campus, a model for geening the landscape and cleaningthe water before it flows into the Penobscot watershed.

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