We teach people how to create landscapes that are productive and modeled after natural ecosystems through the workshops, garden raising, events and consultations we offer.

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Observing and learning from nature is the first step to understanding.  By applying some basic design principles, you can create a life that is full and abundant, make significant climate-positive changes and build community while helping to save the planet.

 Learn More About Us

First, you can sign up for our newsletter and notices here. You will learn about our upcoming events, workshops, classes, and permablitzes, new blog posts, and inspiration from people that are doing the things you want to be doing around permaculture and regenerative agriculture on Cape Cod. If you would like a consultation at your property you can go to our Services Page.

Resilient Roots is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3)  non-profit organization. We rely on financial support from across the region to bring you programming and to work with those that need our help. Please help us bring the tools we all need to live in balance with nature and create a resilient and abundant future by making a donation now. Thank you!


 Featured Fall Workshops






Gardening for Resilience

October 2nd, 9 am - 12 pm

in West Barnstable





Also Coming:

The Secrets of Growing Good Garlic - Oct 16th, 9 - 11 am West Barnstable

Getting your Garden Ready for Winter Oct-23rd, 9-11:30 

At this workshop, we will demonstrate how to create a rich, alive, biological foundation for your trees, shrubs, and beds.  We will discuss what plants are supportive in the landscape and why.  Also, we will demonstrate sheet mulching, which enhances the sandy Cape soils, using local resources. We will teach you how to select plants that attract beneficial insects and enhance the nutrients for your plants whether edible or ornamental. You will learn how to set up your yard to be resilient and low maintenance in the future by using these concepts.


This workshop will be held at Fuller Farm in Marstons Mills - a collaboration with Barnstable Land Trust who owns the property and Resilient Roots who is creating and maintaining the gardens.


Workshops and Events

Resilient Roots holds a variety of events throughout the year.  From gardening to ​mycology to water capture, check out what we have coming up and sign up below if you want to be notified about what's coming up in the future.

We want our workshops and

events to be accessible to all.  If

you feel you can't afford the ticket price please call us. 

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Garden Coaching/Consultations

Talk to us about garden coaching and landscape consultations if you are interested in taking the next steps to transforming your landscape into one that that is more eco-friendly or maybe you just need help with what and how to plant.  Send us an email and we can set-up a visit, taking the proper precautions. Check out the Services Page and see more about our offerings.


Want to get your hands dirty, meet great people, and learn more about gardening/regenerative agriculture/permaculture? Join us at a Permablitz.  


They include structured learning for part of the day, along with hands-on practical experience and getting to know your neighbors.  

Check back here to see our schedule for the next permablitz.

If you would like to learn more about our workshops, classes, speakers and permablitzes, sign-up for our event notices HERE.

We created the Victory Garden Blog to help those starting out with vegetable gardens.  Those posts are available on our website  to refer to. 

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What is permaculture and what is a food forest? This video from National Geographic will give you a glimpse into what permaculture looks like in action and how a food forest functions.  

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We acknowledge that permaculture owes the roots of its theory and practice to traditional and Indigenous knowledges and that the land on which we live and garden is the territory of the Wampanoag Peoples, who have stewarded this land for generations.  We thank them for their strength and resilience in protecting this land, and aspire to uphold our responsibilities according to their example.