Plant seeds for the Resilience Hub’s future!

An open letter to the Resilience Hub community.

Resilience: the ability to withstand and/or bounce back from shock or disruption


Urban Leaves: Free, Plentiful, and Laced with Lead

City leaves often contain heavy metals, so compost with care. A few years ago, I heard Maine farmer Will Bonsall “go off” in praise of leaves as a natural and free form of compost, better, he claims, than almost anything else you can buy in a bag. But he...

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Edible Abundance Next to the 7-11 Parking Lot

Three years of strategic planting and coaxing demonstrate that urban food gardens can grow almost anywhere. If you happened to walk by the 7-11 parking lot at the corner of Dow St. and Congress St. in Portland this fall, you may have seen the evolution of an...

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Fedco Trees Group Order

Why participate in a Group Order? Get a discount, order great stuff, have your plants delivered to Portland, and support the work of permaculture education here in Maine. For all inquiries regarding orders, email at You can use the paper Fedco...

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Workshops and Events

The Resilience Hub has been hosting events, skillshares, movie nights, workshops, potlucks and more since 2005. Get involved by joining our mailing list and 2900+ person Meetup group.

Permaculture Design Course

The 72-Hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course can be a life-changing experience. The Resilience Hub has led over 20 PDCs. Learn about upcoming courses here.

Portland Maine Permablitz Network

Want to get your hands dirty, meet great people, and learn permaculture techniques? Join us as we approach our 8th season organizing Permablitzes.