We invite students to bring their sense of humour, skills and genius to share!
This PDC is internationally accredited with the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), Australia, and, the Permaculture Association, Britain.
Host venue: Gaia Terra, www.progettogaiaterra.com
Incorporating an EcoVillage experience with morning yoga, vegetarian meals, site visits, thought provoking education, conversations that matter, time for reflection, etc.
Overarching themes: Climate Change Resilience, Carbon Neutral Designs, Sustainable Food Systems, BioRegional Regeneration.
Designed for: Community leaders, homesteaders, built environment professionals, sustainability practitioners, small & large scale farmers, people seeking right livelihoods, people in transition, critical thinkers.
Lead facilitator: Ezio Gori, Permaculture Educator, www.permaculture2012.co.za
Host: Debora Sbaiz, Community founder and Permaculturist at www.progettogaiaterra.com
Guest facilitators: Marco Matera, Co-founder of www.permacultura-transizione.com,
Marco Pianalto, Trainer at Deafal, www.agricolturaorganica.org, and
Carmelo Chiaramonte, green architect, www.sleeponthestraw.wordpress.com
Enquiries: For bookings, additional information, and accommodation requirements, contact Debora Sbaiz at firstname.lastname@example.org. PDC cost is €588, excluding accommodation and meals, with deposit of €288 required to confirm your booking before 2020/03/02. Minimum 10 full paying students required to host course.
The PDC programme is based on the accredited PDC which can be downloaded here. Students can attend the full 13-day PDC or a 5-day Permaculture Introductory Course (PIC). The course includes a memory stick with an information pack, field trips, refreshments and vegetarian meals. Accommodation is provided in a dormitory.