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Patterns for Abundance Design

Montague, Michigan, 49437

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Blue Sky Farm & Permaculture Center

45 Years of Ecological GrowingBLUE SKY FARM AND PERMACULTURE CENTERPeter Bane and Keith Johnson are in the fourth year of...

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Peter Bane - How I'm Preparing for the Local Future

Peter Bane addressing the attendees at the Local Futures Conference in Mich, 2011...

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The Patterns for Abundance team, Peter Bane and Keith Johnson, brings a broad range of experience to guide you through the...

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Contact Information

  • Organization
  • Patterns for Abundance Design
  • Year Permaculture Journey Began
  • 1997
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  • Phone Number
  • 2312921460
  • Location
  • 11122 Sikkenga Rd
    Montague, MI 49437
    United States of America

Service Details

  • Consultant, Demonstration Site Provider, Designer, Instructor, Onsite Course Provider, Teacher
  • Brochure, Résumé, CV, PDF (whitepaper, mission, manifesto), or Image file
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  • Credentials, Certifications, Training & Project Experience
  • Keith has been a commercial landscaper, stonemason, and organic gardener since 1976 in places as varied as subtropical Bay Area of California, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Michigan, & the mountains of W. North Carolina. After devouring Permaculture One in 1978 he continued to learn all he could on the subject. He's been teaching Permaculture since '95, has instructed more than 1300 students, many of those through Indiana University's annual Design Course which began in 2003. He's taught or trained with Bill Mollison, Larry Santoyo, Tom Ward, Penny Livingston, Peter Bane, Chuck Marsh, Starhawk, and Jerome Osentowski. Besides his diploma from the Permaculture Institute (2013, in Education, Design, Site Development, Community Service, and Media) he also has two diplomas, (2016) one for Teaching and one for Design, from the Permaculture Institute of North America. He continues as a member of the editorial guild for Permaculture Design Magazine as well as its web manager.
  • Workshops Attended
  • Permaculture Teacher Training
  • Permaculture & Related Books Studied
  • Too numerous to list. Our research library covers 3 walls.
  • Permaculture & Related Books Written
  • Permaculture Handbook by Peter Bane about our project in Indiana and other test cases.
  • Demonstration Sites & Contributions
  • Blue Sky Farm and Permaculture Center
  • Groups, Organizations, Associations & Affiliations
  • Permaculture Institute of North America, Permaculture Design Magazine (web manager, editorial guild, photos), Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute,
  • Honors, Awards & Recognitions
  • Keith has been awarded a diploma from the Permaculture Institute (2013, in Education, Design, Site Development, Community Service, and Media) and two diplomas, (2016) one for Teaching and one for Design, from the Permaculture Institute of North America.

More About Patterns for Abundance Design

Peter Bane & Keith Johnson are experienced permaculture site designers and teachers. They have been providing consulting advice and design for 28 years. They have developed an intimate knowledge of various regional landscapes and resources. With their wealth of experience in temperate climate permaculture systems they can offer a range of consulting services to regional and distant clients.

They have served clients in North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Minnesota, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, Kentucky, Ontario, South America, and elsewhere.

     Peter Bane is a native Illinoisan who grew up in the university city of Champaign-Urbana. A frequent speaker and conference presenter, he is the author of The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country, and published Permaculture Activist magazine since 1990. Familiar with tropical and temperate systems in North America, Hawaii, and the Caribbean, Peter has taught more than 1500 students in 80+ courses spread widely across the US, Canada, and as far afield as Chile, Argentina and Trinidad-Tobago, for more than 20 years. He holds the Diploma of Permaculture Design for teaching, media, and community service from both the Permaculture Institute - USA (2014), the British Academy Worknet (2005) and the Permaculture Institute of North America (2016, for Teaching and Design).

We supply information that enables people everywhere to provide for their own & their communities' needs for food, energy, shelter, & to design decent lives without exploitation or pollution from the smallest practical area of land.

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