ProgramsBA in Environmental Studies
EducationBA, Environmental Studies and Sustainable Design, Prescott College
Diploma, Permaculture Design and Education, Permaculture Institute USA
Jason Gerhardt has been applying permaculture design in diverse bioregions from the deserts of Arizona to the fresh water lakes of New York for over a decade. He holds a BA in Sustainable Design as well as a Diploma in the fields of Permaculture Design and Education, and is known for his extensive knowledge of plant ecology, rainwater harvesting, agricultural biodiversity preservation, and integrated ecological design. Jason's background includes developing a bioregional vegetable seed business, leading creative educational programs for a wide range of institutions, and consulting on how to apply permaculture principles to groups such as K-12 schools, community gardens, and conservation organizations. Jason currently teaches a permaculture program at Naropa University and instructs at numerous courses throughout the US. He has taught for many well-respected organizations including Denver Botanic Gardens, University of Colorado, Permaculture Institute USA, and the US EPA. Jason practices ecological design professionally through Real Earth Design on scales ranging from urban residences to rural agroecosystems.
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