To establish an economically sustainable enterprise guided by the ethical directives of improving soil and water quality, regenerative forestry and permaculture design*. Through practical research and education we intend to provide a working model of active preservation to inspire sustainable forestry in Southern Appalachian communities.
* The prime directive of permaculture design is “to take responsibility for our own existence and that of our children” - Bill Mollison
The 3 permaculture ethics:
Care for the Earth
Care for People
Setting limits to consumption