Susquehanna Permaculture is based in eastern Pennsylvania in the heart of the watersheds of the majestic Susquehanna & Delaware Rivers. The organization is comprised of several initiatives including rewilding work which researches & teaches ancestral skills & new ecological possibilities, as well as Susquehanna Apothecary which sells handmade herbal supplements. The organization also offers permaculture education, & maintains a journal that publishes permaculture-related content.
Susquehanna Permaculture is directed by:
Benjamin Weiss: A certified permaculture designer and teacher, a father, activist, herbalist, gardener, musician, and writer from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Ben studied natural building and permaculture at The Farm Ecovillage Training Center, received a permaculture teacher certification from CRMPI, studied urban agriculture at Growing Power, and has studied herbalism with Sarah Preston of Radiance, shamanic dreaming techniques with Adhi Moonien Two-Owls, and earth-based Jewish spirituality with the P’nai Or community of Philadelphia. Ben has facilitated PDCs and many other classes and workshops, has designed and managed three organic farms, has foraged professionally, and continues to develop the Rewilding Design System with Wilson Alvarez. Ben was also the administrator and a long-time volunteer for the Lancaster Coalition for Peace & Justice, and has helped to organize many other initiatives and actions related to racial and environmental justice. Contact Ben directly at email@example.com.