Hands-On Permaculture Design Certification Course
October 27 – November 9, 2013
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, community and economy.
Hands-On Permaculture Design Certification Course (PDC) is sponsored by Quail Springs Permaculture, an internationally recognized permaculture education organization.
The grassroots Permaculture movement promotes effective methodologies for attaining sustainability worldwide.
This 2-week course covers the permaculture curriculum for Certification through Permaculture Research Institute, and includes hands-on learning in a diversity of applied topics that lead to sustainability for individuals, families, businesses and communities.
Course Topics include:
Small Scale Food Production – Integrated Pest Mgmt – Composting – Tree Planting – Water Harvesting – Greywater Systems – Compost Toilet Systems – Natural Building – Earthworks – Watershed Restoration - Appropriate Technology – Beekeeping –BioEngineering – Alternative Economics - Livestock Care – Goat Milking – Pastured Poultry – Cheese Making – Bread Baking – Saving the Harvest – Community Building – Nature Awareness
Permaculture is a conscious integrated design system based on ecology and sustainability principles to create resource efficient and productive human environments and reduce our footprint on the earth. Permaculture provides a framework for consciously designed landscapes that mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature that provide diversity, stability, and resilience. These systems yield an abundance of shelter, water, energy, and food for the provision of local needs.
Cost includes instruction, certification, catered meals, and camping accommodations.
Cost: $1,450 (a deposit of $300 reserves your space with the balance due by )
Early Bird: $1,150 for payment in full by August 20, 2013
Early Bird – $300 discount, course payment in full by August 20, 2013
PDC Refresher – $200 discount, participants with a previous 72-hr PDC
Couples – $300 discount, applies to your joint total for couples registering, paying and traveling together
Check or Money Order – $25 discount, payment by check or money order
Families – Please inquire…
Contact with questions Kolmi Majumdar – email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 805-886-7239
Please Pre-Register Online with interest in this course.