Hopedance Magazine Issue Jan/Feb 2002 List of Permaculture Courses

Wesley Roe and Marjorie Lakin Erickson lakinroe at silcom.com
Sat Dec 22 11:52:57 EST 2001

hi all
         This is a list of Permaculture Courses that where submitted to 
Hopedance Magazine (S California USA published 6 times a year ) for the 
Jan/Feb 2002 Issue www.hopedance.org
         . If you have any Permaculture Course Announcements  for the next 
issue on " Food " Hopedance Mar/Apr 2002, the deadline is Feb10 and sent to 
Wes Roe lakinroe at silcom.com to be included in the Permaculture Announcement 

January 5 Temenos Teaching Gardens in Los Osos CA :
First Saturday of every month, beginning in January.
Garden tour and Permaculture Fundamentals Class 10 am-12 noon
Topics include; Principles of Design, Reading the Landscape and Hands-on 
The fee for each class is [$10 plus 1 hour of labor] or [$20 worth of trade].
Contact Permaculture Teacher /Designer Larry Santoyo at 
santoyo at earthflow.com or call 1.800.469.5857

January 12 Temenos Teaching Gardens in Los Osos CA :
Second Saturday of every month, beginning January 12
Continuing and Advanced Permaculture Class 10 am-12 noon
The fee for each class is [$10 plus 1 hour of labor] or [$20 worth of trade].
Topics include; Patterning, Trees, Design and Construction,Grey Water 
System Design and Construction,Plant Propagation,
Food Forests, Plant and Seed Exchange, Subtropical Fruit for SLO, Herbal 
Preparations, Art in the Garden, Market Gardening
Contact Larry Santoyo at santoyo at earthflow.com or call 1.800.469.5857

Learn how to create the world you want to live in with Starhawk & Penny 
Cazadero, Western Sonoma County, California
A permaculture design course for visionary activists
Learn the skills to transform a piece of land, a community, and our 
political and economic systems. Discover the
tools we need to envision and design a just, free and sustainable culture 
are the same ones we need challenge the
vested interests that keep destructive systems in place.

Cost: We are actively fundraising to provide this on a pay-what-you-can 
basis to activists. Work trades, payment
plans and scholarships available. For those who can pay, we estimate the 
real cost of providing this program to be
$1200 per person if you can pay more, that will help subsidize someone who 
can't. Please don't let money keep
you away‹we'll work it out!
To apply, or for more information, Capra J'neva at PO Box 832 Point Reyes 
Station, CA 94956 email eat at sonicinema.com or call 415-663-9583 

January 16-30, 2002. Permaculture Design Course Florida
Hosted by Students of New College in Sarasota,
Veteran permaculture designer and
teacher Dan Hemenway will be the principal instructor.
Students in the intensive program will produce and advanced draft of a
permaculture design for a residential site in the area. Class work,
including field work and extensive slides, will focus exclusively on
information and design approaches needed to promote this design process.
Enrollment is limited and a block of seats has been reserved for New College
students. Contact BarkingFrogsPC at aol.com

Saturday January 26, 2002.Permaculture Workshop Santa Barbara Ca
Permaculture Workshop in Santa Barbara by Larry Santoyo. Participants will
help create a Spiral Herb Garden, a key hardscape feature of permaculture, in
a medium size urban garden in Santa Barbara. 10 am to 4 pm, January 26, $75
includes lunch. Limit 12 persons. For workshop information call Betsy
Gallery at (805) 963-2878, bgallery at home.com. Larry´s web-site is
www.santoyo at earthflow.com.

February 1 - 21. 2002  21-Day Permaculture Design Certification Course Hawaii
Three week Permaculture Design Course at Laakea Permaculture Gardens The 
cost of this program, including housing, meals, field trips and all course 
materials is $1350.00. If you pay in full two and a half months before the 
course begins you receive a $100 discount. $500 deposit for course
Meals are vegetarian with organic produce where we can grow or procure it. 
We are usually able to accommodate special diets (vegan, wheat free). We do 
have limited space available in our bunkhouse, so ask about availability 
when you register.
E-mail: programs at permaculture-hawaii.com
La'akea Permaculture Gardens, P.O. Box 1178, Pahoa, HI 96778

Feb 9-22  2002 Two-Week residential certificate-granting Permaculture 
Design Intensive California
The base fee is $1200 and this includes all meals and lodging. There is a 
sliding scale fee starting at $1100 for those registering 30 days in 
advance. There is also a work/trade option where the person works 25 hours 
during the course and receives an additional $250 discount. There are a 
limited number of work/trade positions and they are available by 
application only.
Registration requires only a $100 deposit.
Contact: OAEC 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA 95465; (707) 
874-1557 x.201; oaec at oaec.org ; website www.oaec.org/

March 10. - 15. 2002 The Secrets to Making Money and Making a Difference ­ 
A Course on Holistic Financial Planning and Socially Responsible Investing
We can teach you how to make money and make a positive difference in the 
world. Come learn how to plan your finances and invest profitably in a way 
that reflects your values and builds a sustainable world. There is 
currently $2.2 trillion invested in a socially responsible manner! We can 
help you be a part of this exciting revolution. Learn how to choose good 
companies and avoid the bad. Invest to enhance the health of your community 
and support those in need. Opportunities abound for uniting profits and 
principles ­ this class will show you how! You can make money by helping 
restore the planet and by engaging with your community! You too can make 
sound financial decisions that are also socially and environmentally 
beneficial ­ if you attend this fun and informative class!
Facilitators: Christopher Peck & Michael Kramer. $500.
For info www.permaculture-hawaii.com/events.htm or call 808-965-0178

March 17. - 23. 2002How To Save the World By Teaching Permaculture ­ Hawaii
An Advanced Permaculture Teachers’ Training Course
This Permaculture Teacher’s Course introduces a revolutionary new way of 
teaching permaculture ­ we apply the principles of permaculture to the 
teaching of permaculture. We will cover every aspect of being an exciting 
and effective educator.
The powerful teaching techniques you will learn in this course were gleaned 
from years of permaculture teaching wisdom from experienced permaculture 
teachers around the globe. In 1999, this knowledge was published by 
Permaculture Drylands Institute as
A Permaculture Curriculum, which provides detailed suggestions on how to 
organize and contextualize permaculture learning experiences that are more 
meaningful and interesting than lectures.
The prerequisite for this course is a certified Basic Permaculture Design 
Course. Course attendees will be eligible for Permaculture Teacher 
Facilitators: Christopher Peck & Michael Kramer. $700
For info www.permaculture-hawaii.com/events.htm or call 808-965-0178

June 1-15 2002 Permaculture Design Course Garberville Ca
With Penny Livingston-Stark,Brock Dolman, James Stark & Starhawk
Fee $950 includes camping accommodation and meals
Permaculture Institute of Northern California
P.O Box Pt. Reyes Ca 94956
(415)- 663-9090 pinc at svn.net www.permacultureinstitute.com

June 2001 Permaculture Teacher Training Course California
Heartwood Institute in Garberville California
Teachers Jude Hobbs and Tom Ward and others
Send for brochure at
Island Mountain Institute
220 Harmony Lane
Garberville, Ca 95542

Herb Pharm is proud to offer our HerbaCulture Work/Study Program on our 
certified organic herb farm nestled in the Siskiyou Mountains of southern 
Please contact Jen Ambrose for a personal interview and tour. The deadline 
for applications is Jan. 7th 2002. Please send requests for application 
forms to: Work/Study, Herb Pharm, PO Box 116, Williams, OR 97544. Contact 
Jen with further questions at 541-846-9121, (fax) 541-846-9259, or e-mail 
at WorkStudy at Herb-Pharm.com


11th to 25th January, 2002 Permaculture Design Course BILL MOLLISON 
Tasmania Australia
In 1978, there was nothing quite like Permaculture. Twenty-two years later 
Permaculture laps the globe, with over 4,000 projects across 120 countries. 
Bill Mollison, founding Director of the Permaculture Institute will present 
this valuable course on his home turf, Tasmania. We eagerly invite those 
who wish to expand their horizons and experience Bill in action to bring 
your questions and your intellect down to Tasmania and take this course.
Bill continues to research sustainable system design. He is preparing two 
books devoted to this passion, and is in fine form for a course on his home 
turf. "I will try to paint landscapes in their mind throw pictures on the 
clouds of tomorrow s sky".
Student numbers are strictly limited.
For info and a Course Brochure contact:

tagariadmin at southcom.com.au
Tagari Publications - Permaculture Institute
31 Rulla Road
Sisters Creek Tasmania 7325
Australia Ph: 61 (0)3 6445 0945 Fax: 61 (0)3 6445 0944

Need an excuse to go someplace warm this winter? Here's a few
Two Permaculture Courses:
Host: Instituto Permacultura de Baja Mexico
This winter experience the beauty and warmth of the Todos Santos Oasis
and learn about Permaculture and Fibercrete Construction.

Course 2: January 12,13, and 14, 2002. Fibercrete Construction Practicum
English and Spanish. Cost: $275US.
Fibercrete guru Mike McCaine, 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.

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

All courses take place at The Way of Nature pensione down in the oasis
gardens of Todos Santos, Rooms and camping available. 
Course Contact in Mexico c perkins <wayofnature at yahoo.com> in USA Santa 
Barbara Permaculture  Network 805-962-2571 sbpcnet at silcom.com

February 15th - March 8th, 2002 Permaculture Design Course in Costa Rica
Cost for 2 weeks is $1000 meals and lodging not airfare third week $700 
discounts for Registration. by Dec 20
Join us, where the rainforest meets the Caribbean,for a diverse, intensive,
and fun learning experience - combining the standard two weeks Permaculture 
curriculum with an optional one weektour of Costa Rica’s homegrown 
sustainability practices. This course is part of the Gandoca-Manzanillo
Permaculture Trail Project - the project will contribute to protecting the 
vital biological corridors of the primary
rain forest and rehabilitate deforested areas while working with locals to 
create sustainable local econony
Contact Douglas Bullock at (360) 376-6601 until November then 
1-888-SunEnergy until mid-January.
Or John Valenzuela at (808) 280-2808 http://www.permacultureportal.com
Mail registration and deposit to:
Costa Rican Adventures
3911 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94611

February 16 to 1st march 2002  Permaculture Design Course Argentina
  March 8-13 2002 Permaculture Advanced course on Ecovillage Design Argentina
  Peter Bane (US) & Gustavo Ramirez (Argentina)
The courses will be held at Gaia Ecovillage Project, in Navarro 110km. 
southwest of Buenos
Aires on the Argentine pampa. Built as a milk-processing plant 50 years 
ago, Gaia has been extensively rehabilitated as a Living and Learning 
Center, with sleeping facilities, classrooms, library, community kitchen, 
greenhouse, etc. Power at Gaia is generated by wind turbines, and good 
examples of reforestation, forest garden, natural building, appropriate 
technology, waste water treatment, composting toilets, solar showers, solar 
ovens and several sustainable systems in different stage of development may 
be seen at the site.
And all of this in the context of a small pioneer community in evolving 
Gaia hosts the regional office of the Ecovillage Network of the Americas, 
and the Argentinean Permaculture Institute (IAP), as a space for 
experimenting, implementing and teaching Permaculture systems. They offer 
courses in Permaculture, Sacred Dances, Aromatherapy, Community living and 
more. It offers an updated library covering a wide range of topics based on 
sustainability, as well as interesting videos. Last year IAP organized the 
1st Latin American Permaculture Congress with great success.

Courses Fees & Registration
  Due to limited spaces, they need to send a deposit of 50% of the fees to 
confirm. There is a discount for those who attend both courses. Donations 
are welcome to subside others participants from Latin America that ask for 
financial support.
The total cost includes tuition, notes, lodging and meals
Permaculture Design Course: US$750
Advance course on Ecovillage Design: US$450 - Participants should have 
basic Permaculture knowledge as a pre-requisite to the Ecovillage Design 
Advance course.
Contact Asociacion GAIA - http://www.gaia.org.ar - Email: gaia at gaia.org.ar 
Postal address: Almafuerte 1732 - San Martin – (1650) Buenos Aires - 
Argentina Phone: (+54-2272) 492072 - Fax: (+54-11) 47522197

Upcoming Courses and Workshops at Crystal Waters Permaculture Ecovillage 
2002 in Australia
Permaculture Design Courses 2002 April 6-20 and Sept. 14-28
Sustainable Futures
Morag Gamble and Evan Raymond
50 Crystal Waters MS 16 Maleny QLD 4552 AUSTRALIA
ph/fax: +61 0(7) 5494 4833
courses at permaculture.au.com

Year Long Permaculture Course/Training offered in New Zealand staring in 
Feb 2002
Practical Skills for Bioregional Sustainability
Aim: To offer professional regional scale training in organic agriculture, 
permaculture design and sustainable land-use management, to highly 
motivated students, with the intention that they use their acknowledge and 
skills to work towards the creation of a heathy, balanced ecosystems and 
the flourishing of a wholistic and prosperous culture
Course will utilize the entire bioregion of Golden Bay as a "learning 
center' with tutors being local. experienced, successful practitioners who 
are actually 'doing it on places that 'show it'
Organized by Te Wharerangi Trust and Earthcare Education Aotearoa Trust
For info
PLANET Organic
PO Box 130, Takaka, New Zealand
phone: +64-3-5258488
e-mail: planetorganic at excite.com
website http://earthcare.nelson.org.nz

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