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This program finds Genest at his old farmhouse in Isle La Motte, Vt., showing how he is using permaculture (permanent agriculture) to transform acres of lawn to a "multi-yielding food forest" with profitable food, fiber, fuel, forage and habitat - along with beauty and fun.

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Classroom Connections

This special guide, developed by 11th grade English students and their teachers at Vergennes Union High School, is designed for teachers to use in the classroom in conjunction with ReGeneration. It contains previewing activities, viewing activities and discussion questions, as well as field trips, special projects and guest speaker opportunities. Vermont Science GLE's are included.
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Links and Resources

This Resource Guide lists many web sites with pertinent information about natural building and architecture, permaculture and landscape design, publications, and renewable energy.
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