72 hour course in permaculture design.

Permaculture Design Course

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Course topics will include:
The principles and ethics of permaculture
The process and tools of permaculture design
Organic growing and forest gardening.
Trees and practical woodland management
An introduction to sustainable building
Water collection systems, an introduction to renewable energy
Creating a more sustainable lifestyle, non-land based design
Urban permaculture

Dates: 
9 June 2012 to 16 December 2012
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To be run one weekend a month (fri - sun) for 6 months not including august.
Teachers
Witchhazel Wildwood
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yes
Cost: 
£350

shorter design course (option to complete full course)

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This is a shorter version of the full course (with an option to go on and complete the full course.)
I tried this format last year and got great feedback from everyone.
Camping, if required is charged at £5/night

Dates: 
2 August 2012 to 7 August 2012
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9 a.m. - 5pm every day
Teachers
James Chapman and others
Cost: 
£200 - £360
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Full Design Course

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Give your brain, body, heart and soul a treat by immersing yourself in permaculture at Paddock Farm in the beautiful Colne Valley. A two week summer school, bringing together doers and thinkers who are exploring new ways of living in this time of complexity and uncertainty.

Dates: 
28 July 2012 to 12 August 2012
Teachers
Andy Goldring & Niels Corfield
Cost: 
£850 - £650 (sliding scale) with four £500 concessions for u
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Contact address: 
Edibles, The Barn, Paddock Farm, Park Gate Road, West Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5XA
Contact name: 
Rosie Lonnon
Telephone number: 
01484 844764

72h Permaculture Design Course, Konso, Ethiopia

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This PDC will take place in Konso, south Ethiopia, from 13th – 25th February 2012, at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge. It will have a special focus on the application of Permaculture to communities in the developing world and low tech solutions to food establishment in rural and urban schools and communities drawing inspiration from established projects in a range of locations and climate zones around the country.

Dates: 
13 February 2012 to 26 February 2012
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Location: Konso, South Ethiopia Venue: Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge Cost: US$650 ($500 for Ethiopians) Includes: course fees, food and accommodation for the period of the course Excludes: Transport, accommodation in Addis, travel insurance etc.
Teachers
Tichafa Makovere and Alex McCausland
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yes
Cost: 
US$650
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Permaculture Design Course

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Using the practical holistic design science of Permaculture, one can learn how to design communities, homes and gardens to integrate harmoniously with nature. Learn by observation to solve problems in a creative and genuinely sustainable way. This certificated and internationally recognised syllabus focuses on solutions and positive, pro-active strategies for all contexts. An added bonus to this course is the opportunity to learn green woodworking skills and spinning and weaving.

Dates: 
7 October 2012 to 20 October 2012
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Arrivals on 6 October, early evening site tour. Sessions formally begin on Sunday 7 October. Departures 21 October.
Teachers
Steve Jones, Chris Dixon, Amanda Dean, Richard Stephenson, Sue Dolman
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yes
Cost: 
£475. (Or £450 If deposits received by 31 August latest.)
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Permaculture Design Course

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Using the practical holistic design science of Permaculture, one can learn how to design communities, homes and gardens to integrate harmoniously with nature. Learning by observation to solve problems in a creative and genuinely sustainable way. This certificated and internationally recognised syllabus focuses on solutions and positive, pro-active strategies for all contexts.

Dates: 
13 May 2012 to 26 May 2012
Teachers
Steve Jones Chris Dixon
Apprentice Teachers
yes
Cost: 
£450
Contact name: 
Lesley Sweet
Telephone number: 
01691 789672

Permaculture Design Course in Portugal

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A 72 hour Design Course hosted on a family Permaculture smallholding in a beautiful wild valley in the western Algarve.

Dates: 
22 March 2012 to 2 April 2012
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The course starts at 17.00 on the 22nd March, and finishes on the evening of the 1st April
Teachers
Peter Cow (www.livingincircles.com)
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yes
Cost: 
400 Euros before 1st February, then 430 Euros
Telephone number: 
(00351)282995060

European Permaculture Design Course - Permaculture, Art and Society in Europe

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Find a detailed description of this course, including information on content, teaching team, hints for funding and register for this course at:

http://permakultur-akademie.de/front_content.php?idcat=59&idart=344

The course will be published during the next days in the Grundtvig Comenius Training Database (search for "Permakultur Institut"), please check for yourself whether it is already online:
http://ec.europa.eu/education/trainingdatabase/search.cfm

If you want to get active about Grundtvig before the course is online, contact your National Agency and ask them for the Application Form:
http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc1208_en.htm

If you get in touch, Vera Hemme ([email protected]) will support you in applying for Grundtvig funding and she will let you know when the course is published in the Training Database.

She can also provide you with more information on other funding options, in case Grundtvig is not relevant to you.

We are looking forward to your application and to the course!

Heaps of permaculture networking greetings from the EuPC-PDC-Team,

Dates: 
15 July 2012 to 5 August 2012
Teachers
Vera, Tomas, Monika, Karoline, Alfred, Kirsty and Linder