[permaculture] Fwd: 3 Day Permaculture Design Workshop near State College, PA

Steve Hoog livingpotentials at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 4 09:21:27 EST 2007

"Robert K. Flatley" <e4bob at yahoo.com> wrote:   Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 21:25:35 -0800 (PST)
From: "Robert K. Flatley" <e4bob at yahoo.com>
Subject: 3 Day Permaculture Design Workshop near State College, PA
To: Bob F <e4bob at yahoo.com>

3 Day Permaculture Design Workshop 
At Ahimsa Village Community
Julian, PA (near  State College) 
April 5-7, 2007 with Mark Cohen

Complete details and registration form at www.ahimsavillage.org 
A one-page registration form is attached as well.
Please spread the word to individuals who have an interest in permaculture design.

Workshop Details: Three days of instruction in permaculture, insights, connection, fun and evening programs. Class materials and handouts will be provided. Participants will design a comprehensive permaculture master plan for a new service-oriented intentional community located on 65 acres of land near State College.  Lodging and delicious vegetarian/vegan breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks are included. 

Instructor: Mark Cohen, Permaculture Designer, Organic Farmer, apiculturalist, mycologist, philosopher, business consultant, co-founder of Far Valley Farm, a twenty year old intentional community, and Executive Director of the Belize Agroforestry Research Center.

Fee: $150/person for 3 days = $50 a day
$30 a day for instruction/facility costs/supplies/admin/coordination/ logistics
$20 a day for food and cooks
An average of 10 hrs of instruction/day for 3 days makes the approximate cost for the instruction come to less than $5 per hour!     

Registration Window: December 2006 - March 31, 2007
Space is limited, and this workshop will definitely fill up, 
so register early to reserve your place. This Workshop is an incredible offering!
 $50 deposit required

Ahimsa Village Permaculture Workshop
April 5-7, 2007 with Mark Cohen

PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY - A separate form should be completed for each registrant.
Affiliation/Organization ________________________________
Address ______________________________________________________
City _______________________________ State ______ Zip Code ___________
Phone _______________________ Email ________________________________

Lodging -You will need to bring your own pad and sleeping bag, towel, toiletries and clothing for 3 days. Spring which can be hot or cool and rainy (woods/water walking-clothes are a good idea). 

Food - Fresh vegetarian/vegan seasonal Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks will be available. Do you have any special dietary needs?

You and Your Interests - To help us better craft the course around the unique participants, please take a moment and answer the following questions. Think of this as the beginning of the assessment phase in the course design.

How did you hear about Ahimsa Village and the Permaculture design workshop?

Why do you want to take this course? What do you hope to get out of it?

What prior permaculture/green design experience and education do you have? Where was it learned?

Please describe any/all skills you possess which would be useful in the development plan of Ahimsa Village.

How do you see yourself applying what you learn? 

Logistics: Where will you be traveling from?

Directions from Eastern PA
1. Get to Route 322 East (to State College) 2. stay on 322 E until junction with Alternate 220 (be careful – do NOT take exit for 220 North Bellefonte which comes before the exit for Alternate 220) 3. Take Alt 220 to village of Julian. 4. Go apx. 1 mile look for Yeager Hollow Road on left 4. Ahimsa Village is 6th house on left (back a lane – 4022) – look for sign “Ahimsa Village Community”.  If you’ve come to Julian Woods Lane on left you have gone to far – turn around.

Directions from I80
1. Take Exit 158 Milesburg – go South Alt 220. 2. Go thru town of Unionville. 3. In apx 3 mi look for Gliderport on your left and then Julian Woods Lane sign on your right.  4.  Ahimsa Village is the drive immediately after Julian Woods Lane on the right.

Directions From Downtown State College
1. Start going North on Atherton Street (Rte. 322 Business) out past Lowe’s for 
approximately 3.5 miles.
2. Take ramp to the right (do not head for Grey's Woods).3. Take right onto ramp onto US-220-ALT North toward MILESBURG - go 6.3 mi 4. Slow down and look for Ahimsa sign on the left. If you see the green sign that says "Julian Woods Lane" you have passed Ahimsa.
To go to Barbara’s Zendo to settle in:5. Turn Left onto JULIAN WOODS LN (there is also a brown sign saying "Julian Woods Community")6. Proceed up gravel road until you see a sign that says Endless Circle/OAn Zendo7. Continue up the driveway to Zendo 8. Park on the side of the road on the right.Enter the Zendo and remove shoes. Head up the stairs to the right. 

Contact Jackie if you need a ride from State College -
814 - 237-5569 or jabonomo at verizon.net

FAQ - 
Can I email my registration instead of mailing it? Yes, but make sure you also send your check to hold your spot in the course. We prefer that you send in your registration form by mail with your check to keep the two together. 

Register: To reserve your workshop space please complete this form and return by email or snail mail but also send your check for $50 made out to Jackie Bonomo by March 20, 2007 to the following address:

Ahimsa Village Permaculture Workshop
Jackie Bonomo
P.O. Box 338 
Lemont, PA  16851

Check should be made to: Jackie Bonomo
(You may also pay $150 now for the entire workshop, if you prefer.)

For logistics/registration questions, details, etc:
Call or email Jackie
jabonomo at verizon.net

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