[permaculture] Permaculture Design Course series, San Luis Obispo, CA
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...
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
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 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
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 &
One weekend a month for 6 months...
March 3/4 and April 7/8, 2007
Fire, Water, Earth & Air...
Introduction to Permaculture and Natural Pattern Understanding.
May 5/6 and June 2/3, 2007
Food, Water, Shelter & Energy...
Designing & Building the Complete Home Ecosystem.
July 7/8 and August 4/5, 2007
Community & Green Business...
EcoVillage Design and Community Celebration.
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.
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
* $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
No refunds after Feb. 2, 2007.
Easy payment plans and work-trades are available (with additional
-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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