PRI PDC at Gaia Terra, Italy

(PDC) Permaculture Design Course
Summary information

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,

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.

Permaculture Facilitators:
Lead facilitator: Ezio Gori, Permaculture Educator,
Host: Debora Sbaiz, Community founder and Permaculturist at
Guest facilitators: Marco Matera, Co-founder of,
Marco Pianalto, Trainer at Deafal,, and
Carmelo Chiaramonte, green architect,

Enquiries: For bookings, additional information, and accommodation requirements, contact Debora Sbaiz at [email protected]. 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.

Booking and further information
Contact address: 
Progetto Gaia Terra, Via Petrarca, 45, 33061, Flambruzzo di Rivignano-Teor (Udine), Italy
Contact name: 
Debora Sbaiz
Lead teacher info
Dates and times
2 April 2020 to 14 April 2020
Ezio Gori
Venue information

Gaia Terra is a container of projects , a hotbed of experimentation to create alternative possibilities of inhabiting the low impact planet.

Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
This course is open to offers from apprentice teachers wishing to gain teaching experience.

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