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Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour Reception

The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute presents the 2nd Annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour

August 21 & 22, 2015
See the practice of permaculture firsthand in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Permaculture design uses ecological principles is to produce food, medicine, and other products while restoring the health of the ecosystem.

Learn about the wide range of permaculture practices at active sites including urban gardens to large-acre farms. Connect and network with others who are interested in living more sustainably, and walk away with ideas for your own property.

Schedule of Events

Movie: Friday, August 21st
6:00 p.m.
Viewing of the film “INHABIT” followed by discussion with filmmaker Costa Boutsikaris
Inhabit is a feature length documentary introducing permaculture. The film presents a vast array of projects, concepts, and people, and translates the diversity of permaculture into something that can be understood by an equally diverse audience. It is a call to action and a glimpse into what's possible and what kind of projects and solutions are already underway. See the trailer:

Schuyler County Cooperative Extension,
323 Owego St., Montour Falls, NY 14865
Montour Falls, NY

Tours: Saturday, August 22nd
Sites are “open house” style. Some sites have guided tours, others will be self-guided. ALL are open for browsing and visiting during the stated hours.  View a map of sites and descriptions:

9am – 12pm: Sites in Ithaca, Syracuse, and East/South of Ithaca

  • Shelterbelt Farm (Caroline NY)
  • Twisted Tree Farm (Spencer NY)
  • YB Forest Farm (Freeville, NY)
  • Permaculture Park (Ithaca, NY)
  • Bread n Roses (Syracuse NY)
  • Rahma Forest Garden (Syracuse NY)
  • Bitternut Homestead (Syracuse NY)


1pm – 4pm: Sites West of Ithaca:

  • Hawk Meadow Farm (Hector, NY)
  • Edible Acres (Trumansburg, NY)
  • Wellspring Forest Farm (Mecklenburg, NY)
  • Cayuta Sun Farm (Cayutaville, NY)
  • CCE Schuyler Gardens (Montour Falls, NY)

5 – 8pm – Reception here at the Cider House!

A reception with live music, a raffle,dinner and small plates for purchase, cash bar and tours of the Good Life Farm and Finger Lakes Cider House in Interlaken, NY.

Map of sites:

Your donation of $5 - $50 benefits Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute’s future programming.

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