[permaculture] Urban Permaculture Design Course -Los Angeles

L.Santoyo Designs santoyo at earthflow.com
Wed Sep 13 21:40:49 EDT 2006


Please pass the word to your friends in Los Angeles...
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EarthFlow Design Works, SustainableLA and The Terra Foundation Present:
The Permaculture Design Course Experience:

Simple Steps Toward a Sustainable Lifestyle

One weekend a month for 6 months...
Los Angeles, CA.
Certificate Course for Students, Homeowners & Design Professionals
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Join us on the second weekends of October 2006- March 2007

This course has something for everyone -Students, Homeowners & Design 
Professionals -includes 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.

	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 Career & Right-Livelihood
	EcoVillage Communities
	Organizing Eco Neighborhoods

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
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; 
Design Exercises, Observation Skills, Natural Building, Sustainable 
Landscape Construction, Art in the Garden & More...

One weekend a month for 6 months...

Part One 
Oct 14 & 15 and November 11 & 12, 2006
Fire, Water, Earth & Air...
Introduction to Permaculture and Natural Pattern Understanding.

Part Two  
Dec 9 & 10, 2006 and Jan 13 & 14, 2007
Food, Water, Shelter & Energy...
Designing & Building the Complete Home Ecosystem.

Part Three 
Feb 10 & 11 and Mar 10 & 11, 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 other local experts and guest speakers.

LOCATIONS -Venues will take us in and around Los Angeles... including 
the Green Building Resource Center in Santa Monica & an innovative 
Green Home featured in DWELL magazine -other venues to be announced...

REGISTER FOR ALL -OR PART
(Full attendance is required for Certification).
Part One  Oct 14 & 15 and Nov 11 & 12, 2006
Part Two  Dec 9 & 10, 2006 and Jan 13 & 14, 2007
Part Three  Feb 10 & 11 and Mar 10 & 11, 2007
Times: 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am-5pm Sundays

Some payment plans and work-trades are still available -contact: 
<worktrade at earthflow.com>

TUITION COSTS
* $90.00 per day
* $175.00 per weekend
* $950.00 for all six weekends

Materials and other fees may apply.
Note: $250 non-refundable deposit required. No refunds after Oct 1st.

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:
The Terra Foundation, Materials & Applications, Greening Development, 
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, Audubon Center, The 
Permaculture Institute, County Landscape, Oasis Designs, 
PatternLiteracy.com, FoodForestry, Guyayaki, Nutiva Hemp Products, 
Sustainable World Radio, Living Green, The Nature of Things, Green 
Building Products, SCO Studio, SustainableLA, REThink Development, 
EarthFlow Design Works...



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