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Quail Springs Permaculture Design Certification Course


October 25 – November 8, 2014

with Warren Brush, Co-founder of Quail Springs PermacultureTrue Nature DesignCasitas Valley Farm, with a team of Quail Springs’ instructors and special guest speakers

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.

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 14-day course includes the 72-hr Permaculture Certification through Permaculture Research Institute… and much more.


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.

Warren Brush is a certified Permaculture designer and teacher as well as a mentor and storyteller. He has worked for over 25 years in inspiring people of all ages to discover, nurture and express their inherent gifts while living in a sustainable manner.  He is co-founder of Quail Springs PermacultureCasitas Valley Farm,
Regenerative Earth Farms,  Wilderness Youth Project, and his Permaculture design company, True Nature Design.  He works extensively in Permaculture education and sustainable systems design in North America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. He has devoted many years to mentoring youth and adults to inspire and equip them to live in a sustainable manner with integrity and a hopeful outlook.
Warren leads the facilitation and instruction of this Permaculture Design Course and collaborates with a team of Quail Springs’ instructors as well as special guest speakers.  He is registered as a teacher of permaculture with the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia.





Registration Information

Cost includes instruction, certification, catered meals, and camping accommodations.
Cost: $1,450 (a deposit of $300 reserves your space with the balance due by October 11)
Early Bird: $1,150 for payment in full by Sept 15, 2014

Early Bird – $300 discount, course payment in full by Sept 15, 2014
PDC Refresher – $200 discount, participants with a previous 72-hr PDC
Couples/Friends – $300 discount, applies to your joint total for couples/friends registering and paying together
Check or Money Order – $25 discount, payment by check or money order
Families – Please inquire…

Click here to Pre-Register Online

Contact with questions:  
Kolmi Majumdar – email info@quailsprings.org

* Financial aid in the form of payment plans and limited partial scholarships available, based on need. To inquire, please pre-register for the workshop/course at the link above, or contact Kolmi.

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