80+ hours PDC at A Quinta in south west Portugal

(PDC) Permaculture Design Course
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Come and enjoy a life changing experience by joining our Permaculture Design Certificate course. This PDC will be an 80+ hours training experience. It provides an introduction to permaculture design as set forth by the movement's co-founder Bill Mollison.

The PDC is an introduction to a different way of thinking and will give you the basics to design your own life and surroundings. The course includes sessions on ecological principles, life cycles, climate, water, vegetation and soils. Hands on practicals will run throughout and the course finishes with a design workshop in which you can apply the new skills and knowledge you will have acquired.

This course will offer:
* a small group, making it a more personal experience
* diversity of teachers offering different viewpoints
* stunning location
* many possibilties of integrating practical experience
* a wide range of real working systems on location

Besides learning about permaculture design as a tool, we will also be looking at Deep Ecology, aspects of Regenerative Agriculture, community living and personal skills development. All in a beautiful setting in the Alentejo region of Portugal.

A Quinta is a working farm which is implementing different Regenerative Agriculture systems, Keyline Design, Permaculture systems and Holistic Management.

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Castelao, Sao Luis, Odemira, Portugal
400 Euros, plus accommodation
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There is the option of extending the PDC with a 4 week Permaculture & Beyond Internship to put all you learn during this course into practice and to gain hands on experience at the farm.
1 May 2017 to 13 May 2017
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