Permaculture Design Certification Course

Permaculture is the study and practice of the way human beings can participate in the creation of ethical and ecological support systems. This course will present a whole systems design approach that integrates natural and built communities in the landscapes that surround us. The course is designed to introduce students to the ethics, principles and practice of permaculture design through collaboration on real-world projects with an eye towards repairing, restoring and regenerating human ecosystems. Students who complete the course receive the “Permaculture Design Certificate,” a certificate of completion recognized by the Permaculture Institute USA.

Detailed Course Schedule:Tuesday evenings from 1/28-4/22/14, with a few weekend field trips: 2/15-16, 3/1, 4/12-13, 4/19

Tuesday’s classes are from 5:30-9:00pm, with the exception of Tuesday, April 22nd, which will take place during daytime hours to correspond with Scholars’ Day at Colby-Sawyer College.  Depending on the fieldtrip/activity (and the preferences of the students in the course) our Saturday classes will run from 9:00am-5:00pm (with one overnight on 2/15-2/16.) 


Contact Tracey Perkins at (603)[masked] or [masked].

The registration period for community members is from 12/1/13 thru 1/27/14.

Cost: $900

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  • Sondra B.

    I am unable to attend at this time, but I support this course and will talk it up.

    December 10, 2013

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