At Black Oaks Center!

Come learn PERMACULTURE DESIGN
and INSTALLATION for over
30 MEDICINAL HERBS
at the low carbon, off grid eco campus.

Black Oaks Center for Sustainable Renewable Living and Goldthread Organic Herb Farm are now accepting applications for the 2012 Grassroots Herbal Healthcare Permaculture Training and Certification.


Learn PERMACULTURE DESIGN & INSTALLATION of over 30 MEDICINAL HERBS at the Black Oaks Center for Sustainable Renewable Living Eco-campus on the savanna. This 4 DAY INTENSIVE will equip you with knowledge & skills of how to grow the herbs, their uses, cultivation from seed to harvest. Join our guest, William Siff, herbalist and acupuncturist, founder of Goldthread Organic Farm & Apothercary, Florence Mass. & Black Oaks co-founders; Fred Carter, teacher of permaculture and Dr. Jifunza, holistic integrative family physician for this FIRST OF ITS KIND PERMACULTURE COURSE:

June 14-15: Didactic Intensive & Hands on Learning/Skills Building

June 16-17: Grassroots Herbal Community Planting

4 day certification training includes:

• Teaching materials
• Medicinal Herbs
• 3 night stay (cabins & camping available)
• Breakfast, grazing bar and dinner
• Permaculture Certification

June 14-17 • Cost: $450

Grassroots Herbal Community Planting 10:00-3:00 pm includes:

• Teaching Materials
• Medicinal Herbs
• Lunch

June 16-17 • COST: $40/day or $60 overnight (based on availability)

To Apply: please complete the application online here

For further information, please feel free to call us 773-410-3446.