Welcome to Prosperity Homestead …
Urban solutions using permaculture ethics right here in Martinsville Virginia
Providing promotional support for Permaculture, Homestead, and Wilderness skills training across the Piedmont region. The Prosperity Homestead center has demonstration gardens showing permaculture and no-dig gardening methods. Exhibits on ecological erosion control, cover crops, and holistic land management.
Martinsville VA is a unique example. With mountainous terrain, plus 41″ of rain each year, urban areas burdened with erosion, nitrogen run off, and overrun of wildlife. The once lush hardwood forests of Forest Park and Druid Hills stripped by deer and washed clean of top soil from rains.
Fortunately a few strong-minded people have the forethought to restore its natural beauty using methods available to them. Get hands on training restoring historical urban areas, gain skills you can use for a lifetime in your communities.