Quail Springs Calendar
Quail Springs Permaculture 2015 Calendar of Events, Workshops and Courses
May 30 - June 13, 2015 This program equips people working in international development and grassroots projects with the perspectives and skills needed to engage with communities in partnership to incorporate elements into the design of communities, smallholder farms and land with household agricultural production that are holistic, appropriate, strategic, effective, diverse, as well as ecologically and economically sound. This program includes the 72-hr Permaculture Design Certification through the Permaculture Research Institute. COURSE BROCHURE INSTRUCTOR BIOS REGISTER for the PDC for International Development (click here) Instructors & Presenters View Full Instructor Bios Warren Brush - Lead Instructor International Permaculture Consultant and Educator, Applied Ecologist, Cultural Engineer, and Storyteller. ... Read more
Saturday, July 25 10am-4pm Farm Tour & Lunch All ages family-friendly event! Visit Quail Springs Permaculture Farm, have a delicious lunch prepared in our earthen ovens, and learn about growing food in the high desert, tending a variety of wonderful food-giving animals, creating shelter, and stewarding agricultural lands and wilderness. The day will include a tour of our gardens, animal systems, natural buildings, crafts display, and alternative technologies. The tour will be followed by a farm cooked lunch and the day will conclude with a question and answer session with our farm managers. We’ll accept registrations through Thursday, July 22nd, if space remains in the event. ... Read more
October 7-11, 2015 With Craig Sponholtz - Watershed Artisans, Inc. and Brenton Kelly - Quail Springs' Land Steward, Farm Advisor, & Restoration Program Director "Craig Sponholtz's courses are a must. I was very impressed with the thoroughness, hands-on learning, and Craig's deep knowledge - based on years of real-life experiences. The strategies taught are simple and effective. They build on natural patterns so you work with natural processes not against them. This way nature does the bulk of the work once the structures are in place. I highly recommend these courses for anyone working with the land and water". ~ Brad Lancaster, author of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands ... Read more
October 25 - November 7, 2015 Lead Instructor: Warren Brush Co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, True Nature Design, Casitas Valley Farm Jeanette Acosta - Tribal Indigenous Knowledge / Permaculture Teacher Lindsay Allen, Quail Springs Permaculture, Farm Manager / FoodWaterShelter, Permaculture Advisor & Board Member Brenton Kelly - Quail Springs Permaculture, Land Steward/ Restoration Program Director / Farm Educator Sasha Rabin - Quail Springs Permaculture, Natural Building Teacher / EarthenShelter.com Immerse yourself in permaculture in action with this 14-day learning journey! Share in the joy of community learning together and changing the world. Take home the ability to design and apply natural principles to create stable and resilient systems that provide food, water, shelter and energy needs while regenerating ecology, ... Read more
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