This course covers the standard two week international Permaculture Design Certificate curriculum, taught over an extended 3-week period in an integrated hands-on way, culminating in a comprehensive land-use design project.
Anahata Yoga Retreat in Golden Bay, NZ is offering a unique Permaculture Design Certificate Course (PDC) with a difference
12th -29th November, 2015.
Robina is a co-founder, resident and trustee of Tui Community in New Zealand and trustee/founder of the Institute for Earthcare Education Aotearoa. For three decades, she has been engaged in broad scale community development, and for the last 20 years in Permaculture design and teaching, organic growing, the development of environmental education resources and creation of participatory processes for decision making and collective action.
March 20th 1.30-5pm: Drawing the dream
Garden planning and design
In this half day workshop, Tanja and Florian will help participants to design and plan their dream garden. A series of practical, fun exercises (some of them outside) will bring forth visions and communicate the basics of sound garden design.
Farmageddon will immerse you in the story of a simple agrarian community in heartland china. The weekend is centred around a purpose-built board game that'll have you growing crops, competing for local resources and trading with neighbouring villages in order to nourish a growing family. But that's only half the story...
Dicussions throughout the weekend challenge agricultural concepts and explore strategies to adapt to the changing world.
Come and experience a unique 3 weeks residential course, tailored specifically to the needs of families.
In a creative hands-on program that will inspire both children and adults, participants will share moment of joy, revelation, connectedness and success. Through music, theatre and play, the permaculture bug will be spread to the young and the young at heart.
Learn how to frame an inexpensive, low-carbon shed using an innovative
hybrid post and beam design. The hybrid design uses raw logs and
dimensional lumber in a combination that keeps costs and carbon down,
but does not require specialized mortising equipment Although it is
possible to build the shed with only hand tools, a few common power
tools can be used to speed up the process and improve accuracy for
beginners. A number of different tools and techniques will be
demonstrated over the course of the weekend while building the frame
This is the third one day module for a permaculture design certificate which will be run over 12 weekends throughout 2010 plus the design presentation. Each session will give an overview of permaculture ethics & principles before starting the module. Participants can either choose to complete the certificate or choose certain modules of interest without receiving the certificate. For full program check www.permaham.boo.co.nz Module fee: sliding scale $60 / module for beneficiaries & those completing the certificate.
Tending Our Living Earth
– Tiakina te Taiao –
Skills for Rural Community Living
A residential course in organic gardening and horticulture:
towards creating a sustainable world.
Day students are also welcome.
This three-month training programme will offer an intensive learning experience. Largely land-based, the course offers practical and theoretical skills in food growing and processing and natural building, among other topics.
PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE
With a focus on Intentional Community and Deep Ecology.
Main Tutors: Robina McCurdy and Garry williams
Sat Feb 6th - Thurs Feb 25th **Note change of start date**
Come and experience a transformational course in a transformational place. Learn about permaculture design and how to apply it to you life and land .