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PERMACULTURE Class: Sustainable Living with Permaculture Design Course for 2013

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Our Sustainable Living with Permaculture course for[masked] is full. The course is being taught again starting early in 2014. It will be taught by several Permaculture Certificate Holders who have received their Permaculture certificates from different instructors, at different times, and with different Permaculture and Sustainable Living education and life experiences, even work experiences, to teach you. We think our combined effort offers you the best of Permaculture instruction and the best of sustainable living education.

Although this is a Permaculture Design Course and follows the curriculum for it, the program is more than that. Extra time will be spent on:
Water--From the sky, Storage, Earthworks, Greywater
Food Forests--Succession, Design, Perennial food plants
Green & Natural Building
Living off Grid--Solar, Rainwater Harvesting, Greenhouse, Community
Hands-on Experiences
Several Additional Designs and Audits

All of us believe that Permaculture should be available at costs that allow anyone who wants to practice it an affordable way to get the knowledge. In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to let Permaculture help us reforest and renew our planet and our lives.

Cost is $375 for classes and materials. Early bird (received by January 15): $275.

$100 is a deposit and will not be returned if student does not take the class.

Further information here:

Young Farmer Scholarships (ages 35 and under) are available. There are five of these. If you know a candidate, please pass this on. Application here:

Class dates for the 2014 class are not finalized yet. They will be announced soon. Class dates for[masked] are Nov 9, 10; 23, 24 (Thanksgiving is Nov 28); Dec 14, 15; Jan 11, 12, 25, 26; Feb 8, 9, 22, 23; Mar 8, 9. Most classes will be in Greenville, TX , and all classes will be near Greenville. There will be homework in the time between weekend classes.

Class meets for 8 hours daily with 3 short breaks and lunch break. All students will take turns on the set up and clean up crews.
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