Three Permaculture Courses:

Keith Johnson keithdj at
Fri Aug 10 18:51:06 EDT 2001

Need an excuse to go someplace warm this winter? Here's a few

Three Permaculture Courses:

Host: Instituto Permacultura de Baja

This winter experience the beauty and warmth of the Todos Santos Oasis
and learn about Permaculture, Earthworks, and Fibercrete Construction.

Course 1: Introduction to Permaculture and Earthworks Practicum
at the Way of Nature, Todos Santos, Baja California Mexico. In our
tropical permaculture garden-in-progress, amongst avocados, mango,
coconuts, and Bauhinia trees, participants will learn the basics of
Permaculture, PLUS hands-on earthwork techniques for profitably
rehumidifying and revegetating many climates. Team-taught by Keith
Johnson and Peter Bane of the Permaculture Activist and Earthaven
Ecovillage, with Mike Collins and Abelardo Escobar-Medina of the
Instituto Permaculture de Baja
December 1,2 and 3 2001. English and Spanish. Cost: $275US

Course 2: Fibercrete Construction Practicum.
Fibercrete guru Mike McCaine, curvilinear architect Abelardo
Escobar-Medina and Mike Collins formerly of Sonoma Permaculture (Now
joining the team at Instituto Permacultura de Baja) demonstrate
Fibercrete construction through the construction of a curvaceous guest
cabana at The Way of Nature.
January 12,13, and 14, 2002.  English and Spanish.   Cost: $275US

Course 3: Introduction to Permaculture with Permaculture Planting
Learn permaculture basics and hands-on fun planting a tropical garden
using techniques practical to any climate. Team-taught by Wes Rowe,
South Coast Permaculture (CA.) and the folks at Instituto Permacultura
de Baja.
February 16,17, and 18, 2002.  English and Spanish. Cost: $275US

All courses take place at The Way of Nature pensione down in the oasis
gardens of Todos Santos, the world famous surf spot. The quiet calm,
warmth, and beauty of this town will linger in your memory for a long
time to come. Rooms and camping available.

In English: Michael Collins till Sept 23, [below after 0ct 1. 2001] at
E-mail sonoperm at, Sonoma Permaculture, P.O. Box. 423
Occidental, California U.S.A.

En Espanol: Abelardo Escobar-Medina, Instituto Permacultura de Baja,
011-52-116-20272 cell o
E-mail a ola777_2000 at Correos: Abelardo Escobar-Medina,
Instituto Permacultura de
Baja, Centro Mensajes A.P. 48 # 6 Esq. Juarez el Hidalgo, Todos Santos,
B.C.S. Mexico C.P. 23305

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