Permaculture Design Course, Monte da Orada, São Teotónio, Portugal
Endorsed By The Permaculture Association UK
The site: Monte da Orada
The dates: June 24-July 7, 2018
The teachers: George Christofis, Wallace Toughill
Cost (inc. all meals): €600 camping
€800 in a twin suite
€1,000 for a single suite
€1,600 couple in a double suite
Come join us for an amazing Permaculture Design Certificate course in the Alentejo, on a stunning 70ha site committed to sustainability, featuring countless examples of sustainable living strategies and techniques. Not to be missed!
Check out the the video of the site here
The 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate course follows the curriculum as laid out in Bill Mollison's Permaculture - A Designer's Manual. It covers subjects ranging from ethics and principles of permaculture, natural systems, aquaculture, sustainable design methods, patterns in nature, land restoration, water harvesting, grey water recycling, natural building, food forests and guilds, energy conservation, appropriate technology, renewable energy, urban permaculture and invisible structures.
The course teaches how to develop sustainable human settlements, and how to extend and preserve natural systems. The content will be covered between theoretical lectures and practical applications. The courses aim to utilize the collective intelligence of the group with engaging participatory classes.
The site offers WC/shower and access to electricity. There are various sleeping options available.
What to bring?
- comfortable clothes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
- note taking (blank pages recommended) and drawing materials
- ecological body care products
- sturdy shoes
- a swimming suit
- musical instruments!