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Toby Hemenway's 6-month Permaculture Design Course

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Price: $250.00 /per person

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The 2013 Portland Permaculture Design Course

with Toby Hemenway & Guests

72 hours of instruction & design

over 6 intensive weekends - May to October 2013
(May 18 & 19; June 15 & 16; July 20 & 21;
August 17 & 18; Sept. 14 & 15; October 19 & 20)

Detailed course info at:

Course Cost for all 6 weekends: $1050 Early-Bird Registration by March 22: $950 Deposit & Payment Options at Refer a friend or colleague to sign up as well & receive $50 credit toward the course! Permaculture is a revolutionary design framework that applies natural patterns to human systems. This interactive course is recommended for urban farmers, design professionals, business professionals, public employees, community organizers, homeowners, and anyone seeking a comprehensive framework & toolbox for a regenerative, abundant future.

Toby Hemenway (, lead instructor, is the author of Gaia's Garden - A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (, the current best-selling permaculture book in the world.

Throughout the course, Toby will be joined by other world-class permaculture instructors, including Tom Ward, Jude Hobbs, Michael Becker, & Larry Santoyo.

The 6-month format of the permaculture design course gives you the time you need in between weekends to go deep into the course readings & materials. You also have the time & space to observe patterns in the changing seasons and work with your course design groups on a comprehensive final permaculture design project.

COURSE TOPICS - more details at :
Permaculture Principles, Ethics, & Methods Urban Permaculture & Village Design Food & Energy Security Regenerative Economics Soil Ecology & Rehabilitation Water Harvesting Methods Food Forest Design & installation Green Business Networks & Strategies Natural Cycles & Pattern Literacy Site Analysis & Assessment & so much more!!! details & info at
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