Category Archives: permaculture

Support one-of-a-kind nature community in Southern California!

Mission: Earthroots is a non-profit 501(c)3 education organization dedicated to cultivating a sense of care and connection between people and the natural world. Earthroots inspires life-long dedication to environmental stewardship & community through deep nature connection mentoring. In our creative … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Forest

Gratitude to those who planted and cared for this tree many years ago. These delicious mini persimmons are one of our favorite snacks this time of year at Big Oak Canyon. If you like wild greens, those are popping up … Continue reading

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Ecological Literacy Training

Jodi Levine-Wright spent years exploring the state of California as a teacher with Naturalists at Large before returning to her hometown of Orange County to begin new adventures as the founder of Earthroots Field School. Jodi was steeped in a … Continue reading

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Pine Needle Tea Party!

We recently we had our first, of hopefully many, tea parties in Forest Kindergarten class. It was the idea of one of our Instructors, Stacey Anderson, who this summer attended a Forest School training where she was inspired to bring back what she … Continue reading

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Cooking with Acorns

My favorite trails are littered with acorns from the recent big winds. This incredibly nutritious food has been feeding native people of our region for thousands of years, and is used today by a wide spectrum of cultures.  After reading … Continue reading

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Permaculture Course at Fairview Gardens

Permaculture Flyer Instructor: Toby Hemenway  Director of The Center for Pattern Literacy Learn to create sustainable living In Urban and Suburban Environment The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens  PERMACULTURE Urban Sustainablilty   72 hour certification course + lectures + tours + films + guest … Continue reading

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8th Grader to install Rainwater Garden at School!

Earthroots is honored to be providing on campus ecological education at the Journey School in Aliso Viejo as one of their Green Partners. OC Register Article Aliso Viejo Patch Article CBS 2 News Clip 8th Grade Student, Cyriene Adams inspired … Continue reading

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Stories from the Kalahari: Jodi’s Blog Part 1

Harvesting thirst quenching juices from roots in the Kalahari. Photo by Nicole Apelian Permaculture Podcast Interview Thanks to the support of the Earthroots  community, I was one of 7 participants who traveled to the Kalahari Desert of Botswana this Spring … Continue reading

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