Permaculture Design Courses
STARTING JANUARY 2017 WE ARE OFFERING A PACKAGE DEAL OF 6 MONTH COMPLETE DESIGN/PDC & PERMA BLITZ DISCOUNTED $150 IF YOU PRE-REGISTER BEFORE DEC. 23RD, 2016. (INCLUDES I THROUGH VI):
3 MOS BEGINNER INTRO TO PERMACULTURE COURSE:
I. Intro to Permaculture
Solutions to Food Production, Lack of Resources, Pollution, Global Warming, Climate Extremes & Successful examples. Principles, Methods of Design, and more about Permaculture and Food Forests.
II. Property Checklist and Surveying
Drawing out Existing features to Scale. Surveying techniques & utilizing contour of land to design all possible water catchment, harvesting and passively moving water through your property. Designing to Scale landscaping techniques.
III. Designing Guilds
How to grow healthy living soil, Orientation to Sun, Wind, & other crucial factors. Putting a notebook of analysis of your property, finances, resources, skills, labor force available, time constraints, desires for long-term outcomes and planning. How to utilize online resources and programs for surveying, researching databases, & other needed information as well as local resources and experts of Drought resistant/Hardy native plants .
3 MOS Intermediate Permaculture Design Course
IV. Designing Zones and advanced Hands on course
Elements needed in Ecosystems and looking at all Elements in a Self- Sustained Food Forest. Initial short-term irrigation systems.
V. Trees, Shrubs and Plants advanced research and hands on practice in Classroom Garden.
VI. Planning Purchase of Resources and delivery, scheduling equipment at discounts.
Week 1 Excavating Swales, Berms, Hugelbeds and Rain Water Harvesting Systems from your design
Week 2 Food Forests Hands on How they work, what they need, how they evolve
Week 3 Community networking, business planning if you wish to sell some of your harvest
Week 4 Urban Permaculture
VII. PERMA BLITZ COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER GARDEN BARN RAISING PHASE I. One of student’s properties will be chosen as our School Annual PERMA BLITZ that all instructors and students will come together and bring resources, tools and help put in the Food Forest.( Month long working together scheduling and gathering resources. Then all day Saturday implementation.
VIII. Food preservation, Herbal harvesting, preserving and uses, Grafting, Mushrooms, Alkaline meals, Raw/Vegan recipes, Pruning, Propagating, and more
IX. Solar,Self Sustainability in structural building, living and Survival Courses.
X. Community Networking.
(Course is taught in garden school Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 to 8:30pm with Sat. Labs 8 to noon.)
Intermediate and Advance PDC courses also available.
Contact 801-808-4424 for more details.
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