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North Carolina

Andrew Goodheart Brown

Permaculture Designer, Teacher, Consultant with experience in Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala,
Republic of Georgia, Rwanda and various locations throughout North America.

22 Overbrook Place, Asheville, NC 28805,

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

“Ensuring the future of agriculture through the genetic conservation and promotion of endangered breeds of livestock and poultry”Why save them?These rare breeds are part of our national heritage and represent a unique piece of the earth’s biodiversity. The loss of these breeds would impoverish agriculture and diminish the human spirit. We have inherited a rich variety of livestock breeds. For the sake of future generations, we must work together to safeguard these treasures.,

P.O. Box 477, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312(919) 542-5704 Fax: (919) 545-0022

Asheville Permaculture Guild

The meets occasionally in Asheville, NC. We hope to host workparties, talks, tours and potlucks, in order to plant seeds of sustainability through the design system of permaculture. To get on the mailing list, please send your email address, phone number, and mailing address to

Association for Regenerative Culture

ARC is an educational non-profit co-created by Peter Bane (publisher of the Permaculture Activist magazine), Lee Barnes, & others. Our aim is to initiate the creation of regional Permaculture centers throughout the East to support and coordinate the development of Permaculture education and its broader application in the world.

PO Box 1303, Waynesville, NC 28786
Ph: 540-344-5013
yahoo group

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
is on a mission to bring local, organic food to your table from a farmer who shares your values. Our vision is a vibrant, sustainable food system that is good for consumers, good for farmers and farmworkers, and good for the land.

13 Hillsboro, St. Suites 5 & 8, Post Office Box 448 Pittsboro, NC 27312

CoreyPine Shane

Holistic Clinical Herbalist, Director, Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine
If you are interested in becoming an Herbalist yourself, take a look at the Summer Weekly or Winter Weekend Herbalist
Training Programs.

Earthaven Ecovillage

Earthaven is an aspiring ecovillage in a mountain forest setting near Asheville, North Carolina. We are dedicated to caring for people and the Earth by learning, living, and demonstrating a holistic, sustainable culture. Since 1995, we have grown to 55 full and associate members from twenty-somethings to elders, plus infants through young teens. We hope to grow to 150 people. We are building homes in 14 neighborhoods and developing on-site businesses as part of our own village-scale economy.

5 Consensus Circle, Black Mountain, NC 28711

The Earthius Project

is a UN Decade for Biodiversity 2019 project of merit located east of Raleigh, NC.  We offer garden tours, permaculture design courses, including PDCs, workshops, socials, and worktrades.  We have space for folks to rent a garden bed, and we have a small studio space for interns, work-traders, woofers and longer-term residents. For more information, visit our website

Grass Roots Gardens / Lee Barnes

PO Box 1303, Waynesville,
NC 28786, USA
Ph: int + (1) 704 452 5716

Earth Matters

Resources for Sustainable Living. Our Practical Urban Permaculture workshop is a hands-on, intensive learning course applicable to home and school gardens, and is accessible to any skill level.

Charlie Headington, Ph.D.
Permaculture Teacher / Consultant

Golden Egg Permaculture

Permaculture Design services and workshops in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. See us at or call 570-688-6940 

Matthew Watersong, Cedar Grove, NC

Greensboro Permaculture Guild

We offer site evaluations, concept designs, and finished designs as well as consultations on specific situations such as poor soils, water management, ponds and drip irrigation systems, working in small spaces, selecting disease-resistant fruit trees, organic gardening and orchards, converting your front yard, child-appropriate plants and containers, trellises and green walls, and much more.

Charlie Headington, teacher
515 North Mendenhall Street, Greensboro NC 27401
Ph: int +(1) 910 273 7292

Growing Small Farms

A sustainable agriculture website for farmer, gardeners, educators, and consumers hosted by NC Cooperative
Extension Svc. Debbie Roos, Ag Extension Agent, Chatham Co. Center

Kleiwerks – Janell Kapoor, et. al.

Kleiwerks is a natural building enterprise in Asheville, N.C. We specialize in beautiful and functional hybrid structures incorporating cob, slipstraw, bamboo, timber-frame, stone, earth plasters, earth roofs, ceramic tile, built-in fire places and other fine details. We are also available to build your earthen home.

phone # 828.252.7701

Living Well Community

Franklinville, North Carolina

Create a diverse community with the shared values of sustainability, wellness, and honoring the sacred.

Live our vision at Living Well Community and share our learnings with others.

Harvey Harman Email: Phone: (919) 799-6819.

North Carolina Ginseng & Goldenseal Co.

The Southern Appalachian School for Growing Medicinal Plants is an herbal growing school that holds workshops each month throughout the season on all aspects of organic “farming in the woods” with forest crops; Each workshop conducted by experts in their field, with a Certificate of Merit awarded at completion. Robert Eidus, owner, also holds
Farm Tours annually as part of the tremendous interest in agritourism develops.

Eagle Feather Organic Farm
300 Indigo Bunting, Lane, Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-3536

Organic Growers School

is the premiere provider of practical and affordable organic education in the Southern Appalachians, building a vibrant food & farming community by boosting the success of organic home growers and farmers in our region.

Our hands-on training, workshops, conferences and partnerships strengthen and celebrate each grower’s move towards self-reliance.
PO Box 17804, Asheville, NC 28816

Oviatt Land Design and Consultation

A regenerative design and consulting business working to improve peoples relationships with their land. My work always views the world as an ecosystem and carefully considers every decision and it's impact in that ecosystem. Whether it's a garden for pollinators, wildlife, food, herbs, flowers, or all of the above, I can help design a healthy system to maximize the potential of the land.

Jared Oviatt PDC 4602 Bramton Rd, Wilmington, NC.

Regenerative Life Design

Lean into Nature's intelligence to design the life you love.
Humans are designers in action capable of restoring our earth connection and achieving a more connected, joyful, and balanced life.
When we lean into Nature's intelligence in the design of our lives, our relationships, and the spirited direction of our energy, we witness ourselves as whole, intersectional and critical thinkers in service to our possible world. 
As we tap into nature and apply simple regenerative patterns to our lives, our collective listening fosters healthy interdependence, vibrant relationships with ourselves and others, inspiring earth and human connection with every action.


French Broad Watershed, Appalachia, Asheville NC

School of Integrated Living (SOIL)
11 Full Circle Trail, Black Mountain, NC 28711 828-669-2707
School of Integrated Living (SOIL) is an educational organization and social enterprise that teaches whole-life skills for a radically different and sustainable future. We bring together an experienced team of permaculture practitioners, conscious communicators, and unconventional leaders to provide classes that transform our students' inner and outer worlds.

Southeast Regional Permaculture Network

The Southeast Permaculture Network page is a forum and archive for the 17 annual summer Permaculture Gatherings in Katuah Bioregion, the Southern Appalachian Highlands.

Yahoo group:
(to subscribe, simply hit the “Join this Group” button on the group homepage or email

Symbiont – Biological Pest Managment Co

A symbiont is an organism that lives on or in another organism, and both organisms benefit from the association. Symbiont Biological Pest Management Company specializes in utilizing naturally occurring, beneficial insects to control pest insects and weeds in a variety of situations, from farm to home.

It is the long term goal of Symbiont, to assist local farmers and landowners in utilizing beneficial insects and other least-toxic control measures in order to implement a more biologically based integrated pest management system.

Symbiont Biological Pest Management Company currently has ongoing consultancy projects with several clients,
including Wilcox Natural Products, the USDA, and the governments of China and Portugal.

Dr. Richard C. McDonald
194 Shull’s Hollar, Sugar Grove NC 28679
(828) 297-BUUG (2884)

Torres Transformations

We are a permaculture landscaping company based in High Point, NC. We offer everything from general lawn care to full design and install work, (and everything in between) while using permaculture principles and practices. Everything we do is automatically kid and pet safe! We never use chemicals anywhere! We specialize in aquaponics, intensive square foot gardening, container gardening, vertical gardening, and edible (permaculture) gardens! Beginning in 2023 we will be offering an in depth training course as well that will include raising basic small meats! Think Urban Homesteading! Torres Transformations High Point, NC 27260 (484)546-6684 to call or text! We’re also on Facebook!

Useful Plants Nursery

“Liberation through Abundance” Useful Plants Nursery is a permaculture-based nursery specializing in useful, phytonutritional, food, and medicine plants well-adapted to our Southern Appalachian mountains and surrounding bioregions. Our plants are grown without the use of synthetic pesticides at our nursery located at Earthaven Ecovillage.
1041 Camp Elliot Rd., Black Mtn. NC, 28711
(828) 669-1759

Wild Abundance is a school of permaculture, natural building, and eco-homesteading in the mountains of North Carolina. We help people cultivate connection and personal power through earth-centered skills. Our community of students, instructors, and neighbors shares a desire for positive change in the world. Together we’ve got the inspiration and knowledge to make it a reality. We offer many subjects and lengths of classes to choose from, with the shared theme of living closer to the earth. All kinds of people at all skill levels are welcome here. You don’t need to be a primitive skills master, or even a novice to join us for classes! Our weekend and long-weekend classes include herbal medicine and wildcrafting, brain tanning, women’s basic carpentry classes, rewilding for women, and more. Each year we offer longer term permaculture apprenticeship programs and a permaculture design certificate immersion (1 long weekend per month) that focuses on earthskills and place-based learning. In addition, we hold an annual 12-day intensive Permaculture Design Course, and a tiny house building workshop that’s over a week long and focuses on natural, local, and sustainable approaches.
Wild Abundance, P.O. Box 1991 Asheville, NC 28802   (828) 775-7052

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