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Introduction to Permaculture Design, Short Course Format

  • May 14, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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 This Introduction to Permaculture Short Course will build a strong foundation for understanding and applying Permaculture ethics and design principles. You will have a framework and a process for approaching a residential property from a Permaculture perspective. You will gain confidence about taking strides on your own property, if applicable, and will dispel that feeling of not knowing "where to start."  You will understand much more about Permaculture as a design approach and a lens for viewing the landscape.

The Intro to Permaculture Short Course Format allows for people to get a feel for the type of work during in the Permaculture Design Certificate Course (PDC). 

Class Dates:

Wednesday, May 14th(6-9), Saturday May 17 (10am to 430pm), and

Wednesday May 21st (6-9)

12 hours of class with 30 minute lunch breaks

Participants must attend all three days

Space is limited to 12 participants.



Permaculture Background, Ethics and Design Principles

Design Process and Goals Articulation

Pattern Literacy 

Reading the Landscape and Data Gathering 

Real Life Examples / Strategies

Analysis Techniques and Options

Strategies: Energy + Buildings

Data Synthesis + Site analysis

Creation of Draft Design


Please wear weather-appropriate footwear and dress in layers. Please bring a notebook.

Coffee/tea provided. Handouts and copies of all presentations will be provided. Lunches will be potluck - please bring a dish to share and your potluck "kit" (plate,bowl,utensils,etc.)


David Homa 


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  • David H.

    New Class Dates:

    Wednesday, May 14th(6-9), Saturday May 17 (10am to 430pm), and

    Wednesday May 21st (6-9)

    March 19, 2014

  • Tammy S.

    May 11th is Mother's Day

    March 19, 2014

    • David H.

      I just noticed that, we will change the first class date.

      March 19, 2014

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