Outreach Education for Permaculture as Native Science

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $47,960.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $63,000.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Ann Krush
Center for Permaculture as a Native Science

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: flax, potatoes, sunflower
  • Fruits: berries (other), cherries, grapes, melons, plums
  • Nuts: hazelnuts
  • Vegetables: artichokes, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cucurbits, onions, peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: tobacco, native plants
  • Animals: bees


  • Animal Production: herbal medicines, preventive practices
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking, study circle
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, hedgerows, wildlife
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, prevention, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: permaculture
  • Soil Management: composting, organic matter
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.