A PDC is a two-week intensive course that introduces students to the principles and ethics of permaculture and teaches how to begin designing their own permaculture systems. This is an internationally recognized education based upon the curriculum presented in Bill Mollison’s “Permaculture, A Designer’s Manual”. We offer 72+ hours of “classroom style” education as well as practical hands on work and live consultation visits with clients in the area.
Organic Local Meals Provided
Tent Camping included
Additional lodging options for an extra fee
Tuition sliding scale $1,000-1,500
Introduction to Permaculture
A two day study of foundational concepts and design themes coupled with hands on activities. This workshop opens the door to further education and opportunities.
Learn how to use the yields of a diverse cultivated ecosystem by understanding the basic of:
Water Harvesting and Earthworks Design
Water Harvesting is the most essential starting point in ecological design. This week long workshop teaches students detail oriented earth repair that includes a multitude of techniques for catching and storing water in the landscape and in other storage systems including tanks and reservoirs. The students will experience the beneficial effect of using heavy equipment to repair and redesign degraded landscapes.
Soil type identification
Water Tank/Cistern systems
Workshops offering an in depth opportunity to learn how to manage livestock systems ethically and regeneratively while creating tailor made habitats for the animal’s specific needs. The skills to be gained include:
How to source and grow nutritious animal feed
Holistic planning for animal grazing and foraging
Shelter, Bedding, and Fencing
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