What we Do

Deep Dirt Farm is an authentic and beautiful model of resilience and regeneration that inspires an intimate relationship with place through education, artful practice and embodied skills.​

Restore the Land

We demonstrate arid lands restoration and permaculture at our 34-acre campus, Deep Dirt Farm. A model for the future, we show what it looks like to live in healthy relationship with the natural world and regenerate the land, soil, water, and wildlife.

Restore Ourselves

We teach people how to grow healthy food, repurpose waste, design permaculture systems, and connect healthy ecosystems to healthy bodies. We reskill communities with permaculture skills and traditional/folk skills.

Reimagine the Future

We inspire and empower individuals to make a difference in their own communities. We give them the skills to face climate crisis with competence and resilience.

ABOUT US

Our Campus

Deep Dirt Farm is our 34-acre campus of rolling grasslands and mesquite bosques surrounded by mountains. The farm is bisected by an ephemeral stream, which is a wildlife corridor. Situated 1.5 miles from the charming, world-renowned birding community of Patagonia, AZ, the site is nestled into one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet: the Sky Islands region of the Southwest U.S. 

34 acres
88%
Repurposing Waste
95%
Rainwater Harvesting
85%
Composting
96%
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2007

Founded

3500

Youth Trained

4000

Visitors

100

Pollinator Species

Meet Our Founders

"We are part of the ecosystem, not apart from it, and once you understand the difference you make decisions from an entirely new perspective."

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