Outreach Education for Permaculture as Native Science

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $36,450.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $68,400.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Ann Krush
Center for Permaculture as a Native Science

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: herbal medicines
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, habitat enhancement, hedgerows, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Pest Management: prevention, mulching - vegetative
  • Soil Management: composting, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, urban agriculture, community services, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures
    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.