2013 Permaculture Design Course: Chesapeake Forest Gardens

  • April 26, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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April 26th is the first day out of 12 days for the start of this course! Must register on-line at the link below!

Dive deep into permaculture design - Become inspired and empowered to design food forests and edible landscapes at home for yourself and your community!

In this twelve-day course over the span of eight months (April through November), you will dive deeply into the vision and practice of creating wholesome, dynamic, and resilient edible ecosystems using temperate deciduous forests as models.

- Gain knowledge of local ecology & confidence in ecological design
- Experience a design process from start to finish of a site of your choosing
- Empower yourself as a steward of land regeneration & ecosystem health
- Enhance your knowledge of forest gardening, trees, plants, and care

Click here to register: http://conta.cc/11Cn8Hm

The teaching team will offer lectures, site walks and experiential exercises to help you understand how the architecture, social structure, underground economics, and successional processes of natural forests apply in the design of edible ecosystems of all kinds.

Curriculum Includes:
Permaculture Ethics & Vision, Reading the Landscape, Soil Health, Impacts of Climate Change, Plant Care, Nature Connection, Patterns of Natural Systems, Design Principles & Drafting Skills, Water Harvesting & Storage, Local Permaculture Examples and Visits and much more!

April 26-28 (3 days)
May 25-26 (2 days)
June 22-23 (2 days)
October 11-13 (3 days)
November 9-10 (2 days)

9:00 AM-5:00 PM at two locations:
Club 125, Roosevelt Center, 125 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770
Farm-Scale Forest Garden Demonstration, 3507 Enterprise Road, Bowie, MD 20721


Co-hosted by CHEARS and Forested.

Contacts:
Kim Walsh ~ CHEARS
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Lincoln Smith ~ Forested
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  • Tony T.

    Can't make it. Called into work :(

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't do week day events - working.

    April 24, 2013

  • Katie P.

    This looks like a great opportunity, but I've already taken a PDC

    February 25, 2013

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