All programs and events are currently suspended. Building our “work-net” is enthusiastically encouraged – use barter and exchange to increase the resiliency of your support systems.
Permaculture is more than just good gardening. It is a lifelong approach to analysis, actions and social structures that results in better relationships, more functional systems and a clearer understanding of everything necessary for human communities to thrive. – CJ
The Permaculture Exchange has relocated from Brooklyn to Tillson, NY in the beautiful Mid-Hudson Valley. Thinking of learning permaculture at home or starting a design project? Remote coaching and consulting are available. Also connect through Rondout Valley Permaculture meet up: https://www.meetup.com/RondoutValleyPermaculture
While NYPE no longer oversees garden or environmental programs at the Old Stone House, the gardens remain there for all to learn from and enjoy and programming continues. Contact OSH if you wish to volunteer in the gardens.
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The Permaculture-Exchange was established in 1998 to facilitate the free exchange of ideas, materials and labor related to permaculture. Job offers, fee-based environmental events, and permaculture courses have been added to the list coverage. Members can post information that follows permaculture’s basic principles of care, respect and fair share; designing our human communities as natural systems by promoting better efficiency, more cooperative relationships and greater abundance for all.
Claudia Joseph, founder and Director of the New York Permaculture Exchange, is a permaculture teacher, consultant and practitioner. As the Director of Environmental Programs (2004 – 2018) at the Old Stone House she designed and installed a permanent useful landscape with students, apprentices and volunteers as well as programs and events that promote community sustainability. NYPE continues in Tillson NY, part of the beautiful Hudson Valley and sometimes in NYC, too.
Media & links
2020 article on the OSH gardens from Park Slope Food Coop’s Gazette: https://linewaitersgazette.com/2020/09/11/new-directions-for-the-old-stone-house/?fbclid=IwAR3lhi8jyEUTVg_Cb4ewARQFZXoP_RVSWuW03pQ__7daoWse9cgymO_Idek
Permaculture article in Edible Brooklyn: http://www.ediblebrooklyn.com/2015/06/29/how-one-urban-garden-riffs-on-wild-design
Recognized by The New York Times, The Old Stone House – MS 51 Partnership Gardens are the first Food Forest model in NYC, based on permaculture design principles. The project began in 2004 and becomes more complex, beautiful, abundant and community centered each year.
Highlights of our 2012 Permaculture Festival by Costa Boutsikaris:
A short piece on OSH programs by Costa Boutsikaris
Interview on OSH project & permaculture by Ladema Zinsmeister:
New York Permaculture Exchange: https://www.facebook.com/newyorkpermaculture/
Permaculture Festival: NYC