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Erik Ohlsen, Regenerative Landscaper: Design and Build Landscapes That Repair the Environment
Erik Ohlsen, Regenerative Landscaper: Design and Build Landscapes That Repair the Environment

Wed, Nov 08


Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse

Erik Ohlsen, Regenerative Landscaper: Design and Build Landscapes That Repair the Environment

The Regenerative Landscaper is set to revolutionize the way we approach gardening and sustainable land practices. Written by renowned expert, Erik Ohlsen, provides a comprehensive blueprint for transforming your backyard into a flourishing regenerative landscape.

Date, Time & Location

Nov 08, 2023, 6:00 PM MST

Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse, 202 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA

About the Event

Erik will be in conversation with Deborah Parrish Snyder, co-owner and publisher of Synergetic Press.

This will be an in-store event and will be live streamed to Zoom, register here for Zoom.

Copies of Regenerative Landscaper ($32.95, paperback) can be purchased online from CW here or by calling the store to order (505) 988-4226. Signed copies will be available after the event.

An awe-inspiring guide that weaves together permaculture design, food resiliency, climate adaptation, community organizing, and indigenous wisdom that you can implement in your own backyard. 

This book has been crafted for beginner gardeners and large scale permaculturists alike . It is a step-by-step manual starting from your landscaping ideas and ending with seeds and trees confidently planted. However, this is more than just a guide to landscaping, it is a motivational read. 

Renowned permaculture designer, organizer, and teacher, Erik Ohlsen has poured his expertise and passion into this remarkable book. Throughout The Regenerative Landscaper, Erik addresses climate change, species extinction, and ecological collapse with encouragement that each of us can indeed become stewards of the land. We can do this by installing healthy ecosystems in our own yards. His words offer hope and tangible action, inspiring his readers to restore planetary health one garden at a time.

The Regenerative Landscaper gives a collection of case studies, step-by-step processes, prevention and mitigation methods, and regenerative land management techniques to steward your land. If you are looking for an easy-to-read manual on designing and implementing your permaculture haven, The Regenerative Landscaper is it.

About the Author

Erik Ohlsen is a master of regenerative design, internationally recognized Permaculture teacher, landscape contractor, author, farmer, herbalist, storyteller, and practitioner of Nordic folk traditions. With a commitment spanning over two decades, Erik has founded organizations such as Permaculture Artisans and The Permaculture Skills Center, where he has trained students worldwide in ecological landscaping and regenerative agriculture. His expertise in regenerative design is evident through the implementation of over 100 permaculture landscapes, ranging from small urban lots to expansive tracts of land. With a focus on water harvesting systems, food forest design, community organizing, and vocational education, Erik's work embodies social equity, climate justice, and ecosystem restoration, empowering individuals globally.

About the Publisher

Deborah has been the co-owner and publisher of Synergetic Press since 1984, publishing cutting-edge books on the environment, ethnobotany, psychedelics, consciousness, and cultural anthropology. As Vice-President of Institute of Ecotechnics ( with ecological demonstration projects in sustainable forestry, grasslands, and and oceans, she has helped host a number of international conferences on global trends. Deborah is part owner and a Trustee of the London based October Gallery, exhibiting transvangard artists from around the world. In 1989, she founded and directed the Biosphere Press publishing division for the Biosphere 2 project in Arizona, set-up its educational programs department, and produced over twenty books, video, and educational curriculum titles in the start-up years (1990-1994).

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