[permaculture] May/June 2005 Permaculture/Natural Building Calendar in Hopedance Magazine #50 mostly CA, also AZ ,OR,WA SC,NM and the World

Wesley Roe and Marjorie Lakin Erickson lakinroe at silcom.com
Thu May 5 12:11:25 EDT 2005

hi everyone
another great permaculture and natural building calendar in Hopedance 
Magazine for May/June 05 #50, please consider subscribing to help support 
the magazine www.hopedance.org   and their continual support of 
Permaculture/Natural Building and Permaculture Articles in the Magazine .
thanks wes Permaculture and Natural Building Editor Hopedance
ps plus some last minute stuff that did not make it and will be in next 
calendar , due date for submission for next issue is  May 25 , 2005 email 
lakinroe at silcom.com

Ongoing Permaculture Monthly Discussion Group/to Cover Permaculture 
Principles and Practices in Santa Barbara CA
For more info and directions and location contact Margie Bushman 
805-962-2571 or sbpcnet at silcom.com, www.sbpermaculture.org

Los Angeles Eco-Home
EcoUrbanism and the Future of Sustainability Natural Building * Green Home 
& Garden Design * Green Business * newEcology * Practicing Democracy * 
EcoVillage Community
PART THREE May 7-8 and 14-1
For Registration CONTACT: David Silverstone at (323)465-7653 or email 
David at GreeningPlanet
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Santoyo at (805) 459.0452 or email 
<permaculture at earthflow.com> www.earthflow.com


May 5-8 Free Work PartyEarthen Plasters - Spirit Pine Ranch Figueroa 
Mountain in Santa County
Future work parties are planned for an earthen parties are planned for an
Earth flooring pour May 2-22 and a work party to roof this year’s workshop 
project from June 9-12.
Work begins: Thursday 10:00 am.
Contact us, Eric Werbalowsky <ewerb at ewerb/com> or Wes Roe 
<lakinroe at silcom.com> with any questions,

May 7-20 Permaculture and Herbalism, Permaculture Design Certification 
Course,Heartwood Institute,Garberville Ca
with Tom Ward, Nadine Chapdelaine & Staff
Tuition: $500 plus accommodations. 877-936-9663 ww.heartwoodinstitute.com/


May 11-15, 2005.NATURAL BUILDING WORKSHOP at Camp Stevens San Diego : 
Building with Cob, $380.00.
For more information visit www.housealive.org or 760-765-0028


May13-15, 2005.ORGANIC GARDENING COURSEIntroduction to Organic Gardening at 
San Diego
Join us for this instructional, hands-on course. $150.00. Contact us at 
www.campstevens.org or 760-765-0028.

.May 14 and 15 "Coming Home to the Earth" experiential Eco-Psychology, 
using the Cob natural building process,environmental Art,and Earth as a 
profound experiential teaching and healing from our attachment disorder the 
natural world.in beautiful
Santa Fe New Mexico At the Ecoversity in Santa Fe $130 (505) 424-9797 
www.ecoversity.org fo at ecoversity.org

May 16 - June 10,Hands-On Exploration of Sustainable Materials & Methods 
Guest Speaker Pliny Fisk Precott AR $1500
For more information or to register: www.ecosainstitute.org, 
info at ecosainstitute.org or (928)541-1002.

May 16th - September 2nd, 2005 Permaculture Design & Organic Production 
Skillbuilder at : O.U.R. Eco-Village, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, 
CANADA : www.ourecovillage.org
$4500 Can., Includes camp, meals, tuition and field trips. Two (2) 
scholarships of $500 Can. are available.
The standard 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course will be taught 
throughout the four months.
Contact Tyrone LaFay /Brandy MacPherson 250-743-3067 Fax: 250-743-3019 
our at pacificcoast.net

May 20­22 Starting and Sustaining Intentional Communities Occidental Arts & 
Ecology Center Occidental CA
Dave Henson, and Adam Wolpert, $425/$375 if registered two weeks in advance 
(includes meals and lodging)
To register (707) 874-1557, ext. 201 or e-mail inquiry at oaec.org www.oaec.org/

May 28- June 11, 2005 Permaculture Design Course Commonweal Garden, 
Bolinas, California
With Penny Livingston-Stark, James Stark, Brock Dolman, Dennis Martinez, 
Scott Brinton
The 4 seasons program will take place at the Permaculture Institute's new 
home on a 17-acre farm on the ocean in Bolinas. The farm is being 
transformed into a permaculture model of human beings living in harmony 
with the earth. Nestled into its own quiet valley, the site features a 
pond, grey water system, windmill, green house, seasonal stream, springs, 
ranch house and a heritage orchard and rose collection.
$1200 paid June 1st – May 15th
Permaculture Institute of Northern California. P.O. Box 341, Point Reyes 
Station, CA 94956
Contact 415·663·9090 voicemail or info at permacultureinstitute.org 

7th International Permaculture Conference/Convergence Slovenia in June. 2005
PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE of EUROPE Istedgade 79 - 1650 København V - Denmark
Tlf: +45 3331 5694 - Fax: +45 3325 7179 - Email: vestergror at dk-online.dk
www.Permaculture-Europe.org - www.IPC7.org

Summer Permaculture Internships The Portland Permaculture Institute, June 
thru mid September,
These will be volunteer unpaid positions with accommodations and basic food 
Email us at info at portlandpermaculture.com, or call 503.293.8004, for more 
details and an application

June 5-12, 2005 Grow Here Now Permaculture and Natural Building Convergence 
near Taos, New Mexico
For more info and to register: $450-650 sliding scale lamafoundation.org/
Call 505-586-1269 (ask for Austin or Lynn),or email us: 
registrar at lamafoundation.org

June 5-18 Permaculture Design Course Manitou Springs Colorado
Patricia Allison, John Crickshank,Becky Elder, and others
Cost $1177 includes camping , organic meals
Contact Becky Elder Blue Planet Permaculture, PO Box 861 Manitou Springs CO 
80829 719-685-0290 rselder at adelphia.net

June 6- July 29 Natural Building in Community Northern CA
Instructors: Michael G. Smith, Darryl Berlin, and guests
Topics: straw bale; cob; round pole framing; straw light-clay (slipstraw); 
earthen floors; natural plasters and paints; earthbags, rammed tires, 
rubble trenches, and other alternative foundations; sustainable materials 
harvesting; home power generation; passive solar design; structures and 
processes for intentional communities;
Cost: $2800 includes camping and 3 delicious organic meals per day. Written 
application required
contact 707-895-3302 or email workshops at emeraldearth.org. 

June 10-July 31 Women’s Internship in Natural Health & Earth Living 
Earthaven Ecovillage $2400 ­
This circle of women deeply explores their relationships with the earth, 
other women, and their own bodies. You will leave initiated into women’s 
wisdom with a heart forever changed! Women Only!!
Direct any questions to Kimchi Rylander at (866) 666 9935 or 
info at earthavenlearningcenter.org www.earthavenlearningcenter.org

June 18-25 Comprehensive Cottage Construction Willaims Oregon $490
Contact Jim Haim 331 Meadowbrook Ln Williams, OR 97544 431-846-0393 
info at cobtogether.com www.Cobtogether.com

June 20th-August 13th Ecovillage and Permaculture Program: Integrating 
Land, Building, and Social Sustainability
Lost Valley Educational Center, Dexter, Oregon University credit available 
In order to provide a high-quality experience, course size is 
limited.register early www.lostvalley.org/
Contact Marc Tobin (541) 937-3351 ext. 104 sustainability at lostvalley.org

June 23- July 13, 2005 Permaculture at Ecoversidade Brazil $2,100
Students may extend their stay and participate in Bioconstrunido, a 
renowned natural building course that attracts students and professionals 
from all over the world. The course takes place July 16 - 22, 2005 at a 
small additional cost.
Application deadline: April 30* 888-515-7333 info at LivingRoutes.org 

June 22-27, 2005 Permaculture Teacher Training ,Wolf Gulch Farm, 
Jacksonville, Oregon
Jude Hobbs and Tom Ward Course Tuition: $600 -$675 (includes course 
materials,camping, and organic meals)
Contact Maud Macrory at tompowell7 at aol.com or (541) 899-9668 

June 25-26 Pacific Northwest Introduction to Permaculture Workshop 
Sandpoint, Idaho.
Cost: $40, $50 for couples. Meals included. Camping $10 per night
Registration: Call 208.255.2440 or email richard at gentleharvest.org. 

July 9-17 for the 9th Bioregional Congress Convenes in the Blue Ridge North 
Carolina at Earthaven Ecovillage
info www.biocongress2005.org or write CBC-9, Earthaven Ecovillage, 1025 
Camp Elliott Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711 USA.

June 10-17 Earth Goddess Permaculture Training Earthaven Ecovillage , Black 
Mountain NC
Patricia Allison, Corinna Wood and guest Cost $615
Contact 866-666-9935 earhavenlearningcenter.org

July 11 - Aug 5, 2005 Permaculture and Water in Arid Regions with Guest 
Speaker John Todd. Prescott Arizona : Tuition - $1,500
For more information or to register: www.ecosainstitute.org, 
info at ecosainstitute.org or (928)541-1002.

Aug 5-7 Permaculture Southern Summer Gathering Celo North Carolina
Rhea Ormond 828-682-1630 rheaormond at excite.com

August 12-October 2 Internship in Ecovillage Living and Permaculture Design 
Earthaven Ecovillage NC $2400
This 8-week internship includes the 8-day Permaculture Fundamentals and the 
8-day Permaculture Practicum as well as the following weekend programs: 
Earthaven Experience, Edible and Medicinal Plants, Starting an Ecovillage, 
Earthen Plaster and Paints, and Ecovillage Planning and Design. Between 
weekend programs, interns are provided with the opportunity to explore many 
aspects of life in a developing ecovillage through hands-on work experience 
which also serves to ground their permaculture training.
Contact Earthaven Learning Center:(866) 666-9935 1025 Camp Elliot Rd, Black 
Mt NC 28711 www.earthavenlearningcenter.org

AUGUST 20-SEPTEMBER 4, 2005 Permaculture Design Course in San Jancinto 
Mountains in Idllywild , CA
Cost for the two-week course is $1,400, with a discount to $1,200 if paid 
before July 1
With Albert Bates of the Farm Scott Horton , Kat Steele and guests
The cost includes all instruction, dormitory lodging or camping space, 
three vegetarian/vegan meals a day and course notebook.
For more info Scott Horton (951) 659-5362, LaSemillaBesada at hotmail.com or 
Kat Steele (510) 547-7889, kat at steelemoon.com.

Aug 22-Sept 3 19th Permaculture Design Course Colorado Rocky Mountains, 
Basalt CO 7,200 ft
Jerome Osentntowiski, John Criukshank, Becky Elder
Cost $1100 includes meals and camping
Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute PO box 631, Basalt CO 81621 
970-927-4158 www.crmpi.org
jerome at crimpi.org

Permaculture Activist Magazine North America Articles Needed
Issue #57 Twentieth Anniversary Issue Deadline June 1
Issue #58 Urban Permaculture Deadline September 1
Peter Bane 828-669-6336 pcactivist at mindspring.com PO Box 1209, Black 
Mountain, NC 28711.www.permacultureactivist.net

DAVID HOLMGREN Co-orginator of Permaculture only Talk/Workshop in Southern 
Tues Aug 2 2005 7PM $15
Santa Barbara City College East Campus

Tues Aug 2 ALL DAY WORKSHOP AT SB City College
Afternoon Session 2-5PM
WITH Bill Roley , Larry Santoyo (both Permaculture Teachers and Designers) 
, and Doug Richardson (Director Environmental Horticulture) SB City College
To Register send check to Santa Barbara Permaculture Network 312 E Sola St 
#1 Santa Barbara Ca 93101
For more info sbpcnet at silcom.com 805-962-2571 www.sbpermaculture.org


David Holmgren , co-originator with Bill Mollison of the Permaculture 
concept, is an innovative environmental design consultant based in Hepburn 
Springs in Central Victoria ,Australia. where he maintains one of 
Australia's best-known permaculture sites. His latest book , Permaculture 
Principles& Pathways Beyond Sustainability is a distillation of life lived 
by the principles of Permaculture. To see his writings and designs visited 
David Holmgren will be making his only Southern California appearance at 
Santa Barbara City College Tues Aug 2 with Workshops during the day and a 
Lecture at 7pm "Permaculture in the 21st Century " see AD Permaculture 
Calendar for details organized by Santa Barbara Permaculture Network 
www.sbpermaculture.org sbpcnet at silcom.com

4-Day Workshop with David Holmgren Petaluma, California
August 6 - 9, 2005
Topic(s): Courses

OFFERED - August 6 - 9, 2005
LOCATION - Petaluma, California

The Permaculture Institute of Northern California is excited to offer the 
only 4-day workshop exclusively with David Holmgren on the west coast!

In this intensive course, David Holmgren, co-originator of the Permaculture 
concept (with Bill Mollison in 1970's) provides an insight into 
permaculture as a set of design principles for reshaping how we manage 
land, our lives and our livelihoods in a world of energy descent.

Using a combination of free flowing lectures, visual presentations, case 
studies of his own work, structured group discussions, observation and a 
site design exercise, David Holmgren breathes life into the design 
principles which link the diversity of permaculture solutions.Using a 
combination of free flowing lectures, visual presentations, case studies of 
his own work, structured group discussions, observation and a site design 
exercise, David Holmgren breathes life into the design principles which 
link the diversity of permaculture solutions.

This 4-day format allows participants to gain experience in using the 
design principles in an extended small group site design exercise.
For PDC (permaculture design certificate) graduates wanting to expand and 
redesign their permaculture toolkit for new conditions and challenges, this 
course provides an update on the ongoing evolution of these permaculture 
principles and their applications.
For those new to permaculture but with a grounding in sustainability 
concepts and strategies, this course provides access to foundational 
understandings necessary to make sense of permaculture strategies and 

Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), Petaluma, California.

Course fees:
$450 not including lunch. Early Bird Discount $395 if paid in full by July 1st.
Student discount $250.

Lodging and meals are available at IONS (see below).

Cancellation policy:
A refund minus a $10 handling fee prior to August 1.
No refund after August 1st.

IONS Lodging:
Double occupancy dorm style accommodation $300 per person for three nights 
includes 3 delicious organic meals.
Single occupancy is $360 for three nights includes 3 delicious organic meals.

Meals included with Lodging:
Saturday: Lunch and Dinner
Sunday & Monday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Tuesday: Breakfast and Lunch

People who are not staying on campus are welcome to sign up for meals:
Breakfast is $10
Lunch is $15
Dinner is $25

There will be a $5 fee per change for any modifications in lodging and meal 
arrangements after August 1st.

How to Register:
Download the registration form (PDF file) and return it with a check made 
payable to Permaculture Institute to:
Permaculture Institute of Northern California
P.O. Box 341
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Please send a stamped self-addressed envelope!

For questions or additional information, contact:
415·663·9090 voicemail or
email us. info at permacultureinstitute.com

David Holmgren in Oregon
Aug 13 -17 Sat-Wed FIVE DAY PERMACULTURE WORKSHOP with Toby Hemenway and 
David Holmgren
Portland Oregon $295

Tuesday and Wednesday August 16 and 17, 2005
Advanced Workshop on Permaculture Ethics and Principles with David Holmgren.
Required background for Advanced Workshop: Introduction to Permaculture 
with Toby Hemenway, prior permaculture training, or a strong understanding 
of sustainability concepts and strategies.
Options: Taken separately, the three day introductory workshop August 13-15 
with Toby Hemenway is $180. The two day Advanced Permaculture Workshop with 
David Holmgren on August 16 and 17 is $140.
Deposits: $75 for the 5 day workshop or $50 for one part only. The balance 
is due by July 1. The deposit is not refundable, but registration is 
Holmgren Evening Talk in Portland
August 15, 2005, 7:00 p.m. Mon David Holmgren Talk at Pacific Crest 
Community School, NE 29th and Davis $10. Contact 
info at portlandpermaculture.com, 503.293.8004
TO REGISTER, SEND DEPOSIT TO Permaculture Solutions, LLC3527 NE 15th, PMB # 
101Portland, OR 97212

David Holmgren in Washington State
Aug 19-21 Bellingham WA Northwest Herbal Faire
Aug 23 Olympia WA , Permaculture Solutions for the World
Aug 27-28 Two Day Workshop at Twist, $130 both days , $70 one day
27 Permaculture Principles 28 ECosystem Restoration
Aug 30-Sept 1, 3 day Advanced Course Permaculture Design Theory and 
Principles Seattle $175
Contact Washington/ Oregon Friends of the Trees friendsofthetrees at yahoo.com 
www.friendsoftrees.net 360-927-1274

Loans immediately available to members from any state

Join the only Credit Union that is based on Permaculture Principles and 
Ethics. Signature loans for amounts up to $5,000 at competitive rates and 
shared-secured loans at even cheaper rates up to $100,000 are available 
immediately to members. Anyone who has taken a Permaculture course, is a 
member of an affiliated Permaculture Institute, or believes in the 
Permaculture ethics is eligible to become a member for $5 membership fee 
plus a $50 share deposit.
Teachers/Organizers we can help you by offering credit-worthy students the 
ability to borrow money to pay for Permaculture courses. Contact the PCU to 
inquire about these and other loan programs.
. Also the PCU is making loans on mortgages, rainwater catchment, home 
energy efficiency systems, solar heating and electricity systems, 
landscape, and car loans. We offer a 0.75 % discount on loans for earth 
friendly projects and Earth friendly car discounts: two types are 
available, .75% for vehicles with 35mpg or higher average and 1.5% for 
vehicles with 45mpg or higher average(which is usually the hybrid cars).
Please call us at 505 954 3479, toll free 1-866-954-3479 or FAX 505 424 
1624. Visit us online at www.pcuonline.org, email perma at pcuonline.org, or 
write to us.
Permaculture Credit Union
4250 Cerrillos Road
PO Box 29300
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87592-9300

.LISTSERVES of South Coast Permaculture Guild of Southern CA

To get Up to Date Permaculture Ongoing Announcements for courses , events 
and posting of articles of interest try subscribing to our local 
Permaculture Listserves ccpg serves San Lois Obispo ,scpg serves Santa 
Barbara down and including Los Angeles, and sdpg serves San Diego area. 
Below are the instructions how to sign up
thanks to John Howe for setting them up
this works the same for each separate list:
central coast list(ccpg at arashi.com), south coast(scpg at arashi.com), and the 
san diego
list (sdpg at arashi.com)

TO SUBSCRIBE to this mailing listserve

Basically, the info is more web based now so log on the each website you 
want to subscribe to
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REMINDER ONCE you are signed onto one or all of the listserves type in 
sdpg at arashi.com or ccpg at arashi.com, or scpg at arashi.com to post a message to 
the listserve

South Coast Permaculture Guild Contacts and other Organizations of Interest.
South Coast Permaculture Guild Margie Bushman sbpcnet at silcom.com 
805-962-2571 www.sbpermaculture.org
Santa Barbara Permaculture Network: Margie Bushman sbpcnet at silcom.com 
Ojai Permaculture Guild: Dave White david at ojaicra.org 805-646-9809
Central Coast Permaculture Guild: Rob Kimmel zigge at kcbx.net 805-438-5745 
San Luis Obispo
San Diego Permaculture Center: San Diego Economic Conversion Council 
sdecc at igc.org (619) 255-6111
Santa Cruz Permaculture Vince Pastori 831/763-3848 permasc at sasquatch.com
Cal Poly Student Farm in SLO:The SARC (Sustainable Ag Resource Center) 
Hunter Francis wfrancis at calpoly.edu San Luis Obispo
Path to Freedom ,Pasadena Ms. Anais Dervaes dervaes at pathtofreedom.com
LA Permaculture Guild Joan 323-630-4673 joaniebird007 at yahoo.com Camille 
camicimino at yahoo.com
Southern East Sierra: Tom Drummond 760-377-5011 Ridgecrest
Pc Institute of Southern Cal: Bill Roley DrRoley at aol.com 949-494-5843 
Laguna Beach
Santoyo&Associates santoyo at earthflow.com  www.earthflow.com
Permaculture Institute of Northern California 
info at permacultureinstitute.com 415-663-9090
Permaculture Activist Magazine Website <http://www.permacultureactivist.net>
Permacultura http://www.tortuga.com/permacultura/
PERMACULTURE CREDIT UNION http://www.pcuonline.org

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