Urban Permaculture Design Course: Co-Creating Regenerative Futures for The City, and Beyond

(PDC) Permaculture Design Course
Summary information

This exciting new course will be offered through 100 hours of teaching and learning over two weeks this spring. We will start with permaculture principles and ethics, moving into design methodologies, which includes observation skills. We will further create a foundation with the earth and life sciences, and journey through natural and cultivated ecologies. For our home systems, we will look at natural building, renewable energy systems, biological waste treatment systems, and food storage. Beyond individual homes, we will explore various forms of sustainable communities, which include green economics and cultural systems. Students will be supported in their personal and professional paths, with quality mentorship. We will be developing skills as permaculture designers throughout the course, which will culminate in a final wholistic design project. Field trips and locations will showcase what Toronto is doing on the eco-front. There will be some evening sessions, which may be open to people not on the full course.

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Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
00 1 416 536 9144
Contact Details: 
Contact address: 
185 Westminster Avenue, Toronto, ON Canada M6R 1N9
$995 - 1.495
Contact name: 
Jane Hayes
Dates and times
27 April 2012 to 12 May 2012
Jillian Hovey of The Sustainable Living Network, and Jane Hayes of GardenJane
Venue information
Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
This course is open to offers from apprentice teachers wishing to gain teaching experience.

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