(PDC) Permaculture Design Course
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The site: Quinta da Fornalha, Castro Marim, Algarve, Portugal

Come join us for an amazing Permaculture Design Certificate course in the Algarve, on a stunning 35ha family farm that was saved by a tenacious team during the financial crisis of 2007. A fantastic real-world example of a working, profitable, ecological farm that puts earth first. This is a beautiful and inspiring project.

​Course program:
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 utilise 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
- torch
- sturdy shoes
- a swimming suit
- musical instruments!

To sign-up for this course, please visit http://www.circlepermaculture.com/castro-marim-portugal-march-april-2017...

Booking and further information
Contact Details: 
€600, accommodation, veg meals
Dates and times
26 March 2017 to 9 April 2017
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