Category Archives: Events

Drawing Plants: Summer Session

My next workshop is coming up in June though the Portland Underground Graduate School. It’s blend of art, science and medicine. We’ll be celebrating midsummer and learning about local, edible and medicinal plants (from my food forest guilds plus cool … Continue reading

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Spring Plant Sale!

Spring Plant Sale ~ A Fundraiser for Beach School Garden Beach Elementary School, 1710 N Humboldt St, Portland, OR 97217 Fri. May 11, 3 to 6 pm Sat. May 12, 10 am to 6 pm Resilience Design’s spring plant sale … Continue reading

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Design Your Own Yard Workshop

Design Your Own Yard!  Create a plan for your yard using permaculture design principles. A series of 6 collaborative work sessions will guide you through the design process, plant selection, budgeting and making a plan of action. Starting with a … Continue reading

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Permaculture Workshop at Xera Plants

Planting the Multi-functional Garden: A Permaculture look at the Xera Plants catalog  Update: The workshop is full! Thanks for all your interest. Check the events pages for more upcoming courses. Sat. March 24, 10 am – noon  Xera Plants Retail … Continue reading

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Drawing Plants: Winter Meditation

Join me for a winter drawing retreat on Wednesday evenings in January. Unplug for a couple hours and tune-in to the often overlooked beauty of winter in Portland. Using simple materials like pencil, charcoal, and ink, we’ll trace the arc … Continue reading

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Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Trees with New Eyes

I’m excited to be teaching a botany/ecology course with the Portland Underground Grad School in October. This is the next course in my Decoding Plants series – this time a schedule-friendly weekend workshop! Please join us! Details below. Saturday and … Continue reading

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Plant Sale at Permaculture Rising – This Sunday!

Check out permaculture teacher Marisha Auerbach’s urban homestead and plant sale this Sunday in Southeast Portland. Marisha grows wonderful organic veggie starts, berries, medicinal herbs and more. Find her plant list and information about her garden here. Her partner Zane … Continue reading

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Plant Shopping in May/June

Thank you everyone who made our plant sale a wonderful day! So much sunshine, so many plants going out into the world to build more pollinator habitat, food forests and happy harvests for dinner time. The Resilience Design Nursery will … Continue reading

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Spring is here! Get the help you need to make it a great garden year.

It’s time to plan and plant our gardens and new landscape projects for the year! Whether it’s starting your dream garden, tackling that corner of the yard that’s always been awkward, or upping your edible gardening game, Resilience Design has … Continue reading

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Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks

Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks A one-day workshop with Rewild Portland I’m excited to co-teach this workshop with Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species: A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystems Restoration.  Learn about the concerns … Continue reading

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