Penobscot Valley Permaculture Message Board › Early Perm Special: Applied Permaculture Training that starts in March!
EARLY PERM SPECIAL Discount: Sign up between January 11 to Feb.1st save on Registration cost for Applied Permaculture Training that starts in March!
January 11th - February 1, 2014 - $ 475
After February 1st - $525 regular rate
Scholarship opportunity also available with additional discount rate.
Facilitated by David Homa (Post Carbon Designs).Gain the skills needed for applying Permaculture concepts & design. Work in small groups to analyze natural systems in action, identify problems and implement designs at local permaculture sites in Southern Maine.
Experiential learning will connect skills with Permaculture core principles such as zones & sectors, explore seasonal iterations of a Permaculture design in practice, and ultimately build confidence with implementing and installing Permaculture designs.
There will also be several guest practitioners leading hands on demonstrations including Mycologist Dan Agro and Orchardist Jesse Stevens
This course is an excellent compliment to other Permaculture design training you may have already had. Applied Training pre-requisite: PDC Completion, or currently enrolled, or Design Short Course.
Course includes 62 hours of Applied Permaculture Training in:
Soil building: Green manures, Sheet mulching and Hugelkultur,Water in the Landscape: Rainwater catchment and Pond creation,Season Extension,Seed Saving,Pruning .Plant Propagation & Grafting,Garden design / layout selection,Permaculture Plants for the Northeast,Polycultures, Guilds and Forest Gardening,Swales and terracing,Mycology in the Landscape,Returning the Surplus: composting and mulching,Animals in the Landscape,Outdoor Kitchens,Permaculture and Bees,Urban Gardening,Tool Selection and Material Gathering.
...plus 12 Onsite Training Hours ,scheduled separately with the instructor based on your availability.
Onsite Training :Real client based projects, working one on one with David.They will occur in urban (Portland), rural, and suburban (greater Portland ,Kennebunk and Freeport communities).