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Permaculture Design Certificate Intensive - 2 week course    Sat Jul 28 to Sun Aug 12, 2018, Lachute, QC

What better way to start the summer than to embark on a permaculture design course?

This course aims to equip students to feel confident in their ability to design positive solutions in their gardens, in their communities, and in their own lives. At P3 Permaculture we emphasize that permaculture goes beyond agriculture; permaculture is a holistic design system that we can apply on any scale and in any situation.

The first principle of permaculture is “Observe and Interact.” Close observation of the natural principles that drive ecological systems is one of the cornerstones of permaculture. In permaculture we believe that nature knows best, and that designs based on earth’s logic is the best way to heal broken systems.

Our curriculum pays particular attention to energy, water, and food systems, as well as various aspects of social permaculture including social economies, and self and community care.

The Permaculture Design Certificate is a participatory and dynamic learning experience; classes include in-depth permaculture theory, design methodology, exercises, and group projects. They also include a whole lot of deep questioning, laughter, and growth! The curriculum we follow at P3 was developed by the late Bill Mollison in Australia in the 1970’s, and is today regarded as the standard in permaculture education, recognized and respected worldwide.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Part 1: Permaculture Fundamentals
>Introduction, Ethics, History & principles
>Concepts, Methods & Themes of Design
>Pattern Observation

Part 2: Understanding Ecosystems
>Climates / Water Systems
>Trees and their Energy Transactions
>Soil Systems

Part 3: Special Topics
>Earthworks and Earth Resources
>Aquaculture & Aquaponics

Part 4: Specific Climates
>Drylands / Cool Climates / Tropics

Part 5: Global Strategies
>Strategies for an Alternative Paradigm /
>Final Design Project

Dates: July 28th until August 12, 2018

Location: Lachute, Quebec, Canada

- Option 1: Supporting Student $1520 + tax
- Option 2: Standard Student $1220 + tax
- Option 3: *Sponsored Student $920 +tax
(food & accommodation included)
*Sponsorship availability depends on Supporting students

 
 

For more information:

Contact Name: P3 Permaculture
Website: http://www.p3permaculture.ca/
E-mail: teach (at) p3permaculture.ca

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