[permaculture] Permaculture Design Course series, San Luis Obispo, CA

L.Santoyo Designs santoyo at earthflow.com
Wed Jan 24 14:27:56 EST 2007


Please forward -Permaculture Design Course -San Luis Obispo County, CA

Limited Scholarships and Discounts available now for students and educators
Payment-Plans and Work-Trades also available...

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EarthFlow Design Works, HopeDance Media and The Terra Foundation Present:
The Permaculture Design Course Experience:
Creating the Conditions for Sustainability to Happen...

San Luis Obispo Co, CA.

One weekend a month for 6 months...
Join us on the first weekends of March through August 2007
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A Certificate Course for Students, Homeowners & Design Professionals

This course has something for everyone...
This training includes the most inspiring examples of sustainable 
land use and human ingenuity from around the world. Final course work 
includes student design presentations, community project and (the 
infamous!) Trade and Talent Show.

	Sustainable Community Strategies
	Organizing Eco Neighborhoods
	Simple Steps Toward a Sustainable Lifestyle
	Natural Building & Property Development
	Adding Beauty & Value to Your Home
	Strategies for Energy Decent & Peak Oil
	Re-localizing Food Production
	Green Business Strategies
	Finding your Right-Livelihood Career

Who Should Take This Course
The Permaculture Design Course has truly transformed the lives and 
enhanced the careers of thousands of people around the world, 
including architects, landscapers, community developers, social 
workers, city planners, teachers, students, farmers, gardeners, 
homeowners, business owners and others. -For anyone serious about 
creating a sustainable future!

THE CURRICULUM
The A to Z of Sustainability!  A more fun or informative course would 
be hard to find. Our text book, Permaculture: A Designer's Manual, by 
Bill Mollison, was once reviewed by Whole Earth saying "If 
information had density... this book would be a black hole!.."

This course includes new, updated and expanded material: 
Eco-Literacy, Biomimicry, Peak Oil, The Home-Ecosystem, Natural 
Building Techniques, Backyard Food-Forests, Fossil-less Fuels, 
Alternative Energy, Industrial Ecology, Patterns of Human Dynamics & 
Community, Practicing Democracy, MicroVillage Networks, EcoUrbanism 
and more...

Additional seminars will be available for students interested in 
hands-on training; Design Exercises, Observation Skills, Natural 
Building, Sustainable Landscape Construction, Art in the Garden & 
More...

One weekend a month for 6 months...

Part One 
March 3/4 and April 7/8, 2007
Fire, Water, Earth & Air...
Introduction to Permaculture and Natural Pattern Understanding.

Part Two  
May 5/6 and June 2/3, 2007
Food, Water, Shelter & Energy...
Designing & Building the Complete Home Ecosystem.

Part Three 
July 7/8 and August 4/5, 2007
Community & Green Business...
EcoVillage Design and Community Celebration.

TEACHING TEAM
Join veteran Permaculture Instructors and Internationally Acclaimed 
Leaders in the Worldwide Sustainability Movement including...
LARRY SANTOYO, Director, EarthFlow Design Works  <www.earthflow.com>
SCOTT PITTMAN, Director, The Permaculture Institute  <www.permaculture.org>
TOBY HEMENWAY, Author, Gaia's Garden  <www.patternliteracy.com>
PLUS local experts and guest speakers will be announced.

LOCATION
Venues will take us in and around San Luis Obispo County

REGISTER FOR ALL -OR PART
(Full attendance is required for Certification).
Times: 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am-5pm Sundays

TUITION COSTS
* $90.00 per day
* $175.00 per weekend
* $900.00 for all six weekends (pre-paid in full)

Materials and other fees may apply.
Note: $250 non-refundable deposit required for certification and a 
guaranteed space.
No refunds after Feb. 2, 2007.
Easy payment plans and work-trades are available (with additional 
administrative fee)
-to apply contact: <worktrade at earthflow.com>

TO REGISTER CONTACT: permaculture at earthflow.com

Checks may be sent payable to:
Santoyo & Associates
793A E Foothill Blvd #130
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Credit Cards: call 805.459.0452 to use Visa, MC or Amex

DONATE -Your tax deductible contributions to the Permaculture 
Scholarship Fund may be made by contacting us at 
<donations at earthflow.com>

In Cooperation with -and Very Special Thanks to:
Materials & Applications, Greening Development, LA EcoHome, The Green 
Building Resource Center -Global Green USA & the City of Santa 
Monica, HopeDance Media, Santa Barbara Permaculture Network, The Los 
Angeles Permaculture Guild, The Permaculture Institute, The Audubon 
Center, FoodForesters, County Landscape, Oasis Designs, 
PatternLiteracy.com, Guyayaki, CityRepairLA, Sustainable World Radio, 
Nutiva Hemp Products, Green Building Products, Living Green, SCO 
Studio,  The Nature of Things, First Kiss Productions, SustainableLA, 
EarthFlow Design Works, REThink Development, The Terra Foundation,  
HOMAGEdesign, LA Green Drinks, The Secret Garden, EcoVersity, Tread 
Lightly Farms, Santa Barbara Organic Gardening Club, Leonardo 
DiCaprio Foundation, For the Future, City Repair Project...




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