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Inspiring Permaculture Course Begins 10/10 in Hudson Valley! Modular Classes Parallel Children's Nature Immersion Program!

From: Joan Ewing and Wilton D.
Sent on: Sunday, September 20, 2009 5:40 PM

An inspiring opportunity to gain an internationally recognized permaculture design certification, and for children to attend a program in naturalist skills!  
Join us if you can~ and please pass this info on to your friends!

Permaculture Design Certification Course

with Kay Cafasso, Andrew Jones, Mark Krawczyk, Rafter Sass, Ethan Roland and more!

alongside a 

Naturalist Immersion Program for Kids

at Camp Epworth Retreat Center &

Permaculture Demonstration Site in High Falls, NY

Located in the Hudson Valley 90 miles north of NYC; 20 minutes from New Paltz, NY

Camp Epworth is a host site for: permaculture design courses, children���s programs, a new straw bale farmhouse, forest gardens, and wilderness trails!

We will meet one weekend per month for a total of 6 weekends

                                                                  October 10-11 (2009)                               January 23-24 (2010)

                                                                       November 7-8                                              March 13-14

                                                                     December 12-13                                              April 10-11

Permaculture is an ethical design process for a way to live sustainably within our ecosystems & our communities. It is based on observing nature and making connections across disciplines & over history, with the goal to meet human needs, while leaving the earth healthier & more abundant for future generations.

Students will study permaculture principles, woven through a range of topic areas, using a variety of learning methods: lectures and interactive discussions, slides and films, design exercises and hands on activities.

Topics Include: Climate Systems, Sustainable Agriculture, Forest Gardening, Natural Building, Renewable Energy, Reading the Landscape, Natural Pattern Recognition, Trees and Ecological  Regeneration, Water and Alternative Waste Systems, Bioremediation, Alternative Economies, Building Strong Communities and More...

Tuition & Lodging : Sliding Scales

For Registration, Daily Schedule & Complete List of Course Topics: ; ;[masked]

Kay McGrenaghan Cafasso
Certified Permaculture Designer & Instructor
- Ecological Garden Services
- Educational Presentations, Workshops, Certificate Courses
- Earthen Plasters
- Celtic Dance

"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.  There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth"  -Rumi

"You have full authority to improve creation!" -Geoff Lawton, Permaculturist

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