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Paul Revere School Permaculture Design
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><ul><li>Spanish immersion school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pre-K to 8th grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>470 students...
Visions & Goals <ul><ul><li>Build community within and outside the school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foster social awarene...
Visions & Goals <ul><ul><li>Show students where food comes from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create food they can use in...
Esthetic Visions & Goals <ul><ul><li>Beautify the school environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate erosion at the u...
Assessment - Area
Assessment - Area
Assessment - Area Total Area: 1.75 acres
Assessment - Zones
Assessment - Zones
Assessment - Zones
Assessment - Water Sector
Assessment - Water Sector Avg. Annual Rainfall (gallons) Upper yard 350,000 Upper roof 232,000 Lower yard 204,000 Lower ro...
Eroding Soil at Terrace Level <ul><li>  </li></ul>
Assessment - Solar Sector
Assessment - Wind Sector
Assessment - Resources <ul><li>Passionate People </li></ul>& Involved Community
Assessment - Existing Resources <ul><ul><li>10 galvanized metal horse troughs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$700 credit to Be...
<ul><li>children 4 - 10 years of age </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small-scale water catchment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bamboo a...
Lower School
Strategy - Water Catchment <ul><ul><li>Divert rain spout, capture in 55-gallon drums (80K g.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
Strategy - Bamboo and Vines <ul><ul><li>Provide break for strong winds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow next to and up fenc...
Problem: Massive Winds <ul><li>  </li></ul>
Wind Break Simulation <ul><li>  </li></ul>
Strategy: Wind Break ~ Bamboo & Vines <ul><ul><li>Bamboo ( Phyllostachys Rubromarginata, P. Myerri, P. Aurea,  or  Semi-Ar...
Strategy - Seasonal Horse Troughs <ul><ul><li>Fall and Summer planting schedule. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a pleth...
Fall Planting <ul><ul><li>Trough 1: artichokes, borage, rosemary, nasturtiums, carrots, peas, broccoli and cauliflower </l...
Spring/Summer Planting <ul><ul><li>Trough 1: Tomatoes, basil, oregano, parsley, carrots, celery, borage, nasturtium and pe...
Herb trough     <ul><ul><li>Basil ,  chevril ,  dill ,  lavender ,  peppermint ,  lemon   balm ,  lemon verbene ,  oregano...
Straw Bale Planting <ul><ul><li>Great for people with  bad backs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wheelchair friendly </li></ul>...
  Sample Straw Bale Curriculum  <ul><ul><li>Orient to receive full sun and set vertically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thoro...
Potato PowerTowers <ul><ul><li>Great class activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up 3-6 potato towers </li></ul></ul><ul...
Upper  School kids 10-13
Strategy - Upper School <ul><ul><li>Control water flow and erosion  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Islands or french drain...
Upper School
Strategy - Islands or French Drain <ul><ul><li>Goal: Slow & sink water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Islands: Cut out blackto...
Strategy - Terrace Slope <ul><ul><li>Terrace slope to stabilize erosion undercutting yard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use t...
Strategy - Terrace Slope <ul><ul><li>Three terrace levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retaining walls: wood/rebar or  c...
Strategy - Terraced Cobb Seating
Strategy - School-wide <ul><ul><li>On-site composting and/or worm bins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>fun, ooey gooey teac...
Timeline <ul><li>Year 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant horse troughs, straw bales, potato towers, bogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Timeline <ul><li>Year 1 or 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Divert downspout at lower schoolyard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin c...
  Remaining Questions  <ul><ul><li>Observe water flow during a rain event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the soil like...
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  1. 1. Paul Revere School Permaculture Design
  2. 35. <ul><ul><li>Spanish immersion school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pre-K to 8th grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>470 students, 80 staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Becoming a local neighborhood school </li></ul></ul>
  3. 36. Visions & Goals <ul><ul><li>Build community within and outside the school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foster social awareness and responsibility for the Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vary the Learning Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bring the classroom outside </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enable teaching art outside </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental & Conservations studies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Awareness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Science & Math   </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 37. Visions & Goals <ul><ul><li>Show students where food comes from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create food they can use in cafeteria </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students can take food home </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get families more involved with growing food </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support healthy eating  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition classes outdoors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wean kids' palettes off processed foods </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 38. Esthetic Visions & Goals <ul><ul><li>Beautify the school environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate erosion at the upper school yard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Block the wind tunnel effect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create more shade in areas with vegetation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create warm and welcoming campus </li></ul></ul>
  6. 39. Assessment - Area
  7. 40. Assessment - Area
  8. 41. Assessment - Area Total Area: 1.75 acres
  9. 42. Assessment - Zones
  10. 43. Assessment - Zones
  11. 44. Assessment - Zones
  12. 45. Assessment - Water Sector
  13. 46. Assessment - Water Sector Avg. Annual Rainfall (gallons) Upper yard 350,000 Upper roof 232,000 Lower yard 204,000 Lower roof 161,000 Total 947,000
  14. 47. Eroding Soil at Terrace Level <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 48. Assessment - Solar Sector
  16. 49. Assessment - Wind Sector
  17. 50. Assessment - Resources <ul><li>Passionate People </li></ul>& Involved Community
  18. 51. Assessment - Existing Resources <ul><ul><li>10 galvanized metal horse troughs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$700 credit to Berkeley Horticulture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>75% of waste recycled or composted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few water spigots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment by school to hire a year round gardening coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grassroots &quot;Greening Committee&quot;/ Slow Food </li></ul></ul>
  19. 52. <ul><li>children 4 - 10 years of age </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small-scale water catchment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bamboo and vines for wind break </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant above ground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid toxic soil / break up asphalt </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use horse troughs, bogs, straw bales, potato towers </li></ul></ul></ul>Strategy: Lower School
  20. 53. Lower School
  21. 54. Strategy - Water Catchment <ul><ul><li>Divert rain spout, capture in 55-gallon drums (80K g.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elevate drums if possible, otherwise use bicycle pump for kids to pump water to troughs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main benefit: teach kids water is precious resource </li></ul></ul>
  22. 55. Strategy - Bamboo and Vines <ul><ul><li>Provide break for strong winds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow next to and up fences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will need irrigation until established </li></ul></ul>
  23. 56. Problem: Massive Winds <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  24. 57. Wind Break Simulation <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  25. 58. Strategy: Wind Break ~ Bamboo & Vines <ul><ul><li>Bamboo ( Phyllostachys Rubromarginata, P. Myerri, P. Aurea, or Semi-Arundinaria Fastioso </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clematis ( Clematis hybrida, Clematis Paniculata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climbing fig ( Ficus Pamilia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Five Leaf Alba ( Akebia Quinata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confederate Jasmine ( Trachelospermum Jasminoides ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Burmese Honeysuckle ( Lonicera Hilderbrandiana ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Ivy ( Parthenocissus Tricuspidata Lowii ) </li></ul></ul>
  26. 59. Strategy - Seasonal Horse Troughs <ul><ul><li>Fall and Summer planting schedule. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a plethora of activities for students. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 60. Fall Planting <ul><ul><li>Trough 1: artichokes, borage, rosemary, nasturtiums, carrots, peas, broccoli and cauliflower </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Troughs 2 & 3: kale, onion, chamomile, collards, lettuce, spinach, celery, cosmos daisies and snap dragons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trough 4: mustard greens, cabbage, peppermint, radish, turnips, snap pea, beets and garlic </li></ul></ul>
  28. 61. Spring/Summer Planting <ul><ul><li>Trough 1: Tomatoes, basil, oregano, parsley, carrots, celery, borage, nasturtium and petunias.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trough 2: The three sisters:  beans, late corn, and squash, peas, parsley, amaranth and white geranium.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trough 3: cauliflower, celery, cucumber, chamomile, lettuce, kale, swiss chard, and collards. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trough 4: sunflowers, peas, ornamental flowers,  pumpkins </li></ul></ul>
  29. 62. Herb trough     <ul><ul><li>Basil , chevril , dill , lavender , peppermint , lemon balm , lemon verbene , oregano , parsley , sage , thyme , tarragon .  </li></ul></ul>
  30. 63. Straw Bale Planting <ul><ul><li>Great for people with bad backs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wheelchair friendly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to maintain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retain water </li></ul></ul>
  31. 64.   Sample Straw Bale Curriculum  <ul><ul><li>Orient to receive full sun and set vertically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thoroughly soak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light fertilization every 1-2 weeks, water daily </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity: Pull apart the bale, creating a small hole. Add a little soil, place the plant. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What to Plant: tomato, pepper, beans, squash; Ornamen-tal/medicinal: borage, basil, cilantro, parsley, nasturtium. </li></ul></ul>
  32. 65. Potato PowerTowers <ul><ul><li>Great class activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up 3-6 potato towers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love full to partial sun </li></ul></ul>
  33. 66. Upper  School kids 10-13
  34. 67. Strategy - Upper School <ul><ul><li>Control water flow and erosion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Islands or french drain in upper yard </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earthworks along edge of upper yard </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Terrace slope to create amphitheater </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bamboo and vines for windbreak </li></ul></ul>
  35. 68. Upper School
  36. 69. Strategy - Islands or French Drain <ul><ul><li>Goal: Slow & sink water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Islands: Cut out blacktop squares and start with gravel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Later add plants and border with rice bales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternately, french drain diverts water to cistern or storm drain </li></ul></ul>
  37. 70. Strategy - Terrace Slope <ul><ul><li>Terrace slope to stabilize erosion undercutting yard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use terraces to create amphitheater seating and outdoor teaching area </li></ul></ul>
  38. 71. Strategy - Terrace Slope <ul><ul><li>Three terrace levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retaining walls: wood/rebar or concrete </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thyme or ice plant ground cover </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planters for class projects  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tree stumps or cobb crescents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design needs further investigation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  39. 72. Strategy - Terraced Cobb Seating
  40. 73. Strategy - School-wide <ul><ul><li>On-site composting and/or worm bins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>fun, ooey gooey teaching tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand rain capture to all available sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>capture from upper blacktop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>capture from roofs to cisterns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>future planting areas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>gravity watering hoses </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  41. 74. Timeline <ul><li>Year 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant horse troughs, straw bales, potato towers, bogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess water flow at upper school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin planting bamboo and vine wind breaks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>requires some blacktop breakup along fences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create &quot;islands&quot; at upper school </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  42. 75. Timeline <ul><li>Year 1 or 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Divert downspout at lower schoolyard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin composting or worm composting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Year 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant into &quot;islands&quot; at upper schoolyard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue planting bamboo and vines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Year 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Create terraces on the slope </li></ul></ul>
  43. 76.   Remaining Questions <ul><ul><li>Observe water flow during a rain event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the soil like under the blacktop where we propose to create islands? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More observation of wind pattern to determine predominant direction. </li></ul></ul>
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