[permaculture] Upcoming Events: Please Help Spread the Word.....

Marisha Auerbach queenbee at herbnwisdom.com
Wed Jul 30 01:09:38 EDT 2008


 August 25 - September 7th, 2008
Permaculture Design Certification Course
with Adam Rawson and Marisha Auerbach
K-Jo Farm, Vashon Island, WA

Permaculture is whole system design and development for sustainable living and
land use.  Permaculture presents at framework for consciously designed
landscapes that mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature.  These
systems yield an abundance of food, water, shelter, and energy for the
provision of local needs.

This complete, accredited course is suitable for eveyone interested in
permaculture and sustainable design including:  homeowners, gardeners,
farmers,
business owners, students, design and development professionals.  At
completion, students will recieve the Permaculture Design Certificate.

Topics include:
* Permaculture Philosophy, Ethics, and Principles   * Concepts and Themes in
Design     * Design Methodology   * Pattern Understanding
* Reading the Landscape
* Cliimatic Factors    * Trees and their Energy Transactions     * Water
*
Soils     * Earthworking and Earth Resources      * Aquaculture      * Natural
Building
* The Humid Tropics, Drylands, and Humid Cool to Cold Climates   * Forestry
* The Strategies of an Alternative Global Nation  * Perennial and Annual
Gardens
* Animal Husbandry     * Sustainable Building     * Restoration Ecology  *
Mycology
* Edible Landscapng    * Sustainable Land Use     * Plant Propagation
* Nutrient Cycling     * Ethnobotany     * Energy Conservation      * Seed
Saving
* Bioregionalism       * Urban Permaculture       * Appropriate Technology

* Local Economics      * Food Forests & Polyculture Systems   * Community
* and more!

With expert guests, tours of local sustainable projects, homes and farms, and
hands-on application on a working farm
Course tuition is $1200, includes meals and camping on-site.

For information and registration, call (206) 697-0159

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Weekend Permaculture Design Certification Course
Vashon Co-Housing, Vashon Island, WA

September 19 - 21
September 26 - 28
October 10 - 12
October 24 - 26
November 7 - 9
November 21 - 23

Friday Evenings:  7 - 9 pm
Saturdays:  10 am - 5 pm
Sundays:  10 am - 5 pm

Facilitated by Marisha Auerbach, Dana Schuerholz, Adam Rawson, Kelda Miller,
and friends

The objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of
sustainable futures, based on permaculture philosophy, techniques, and
strategies that one could incorporate into their everyday life, or enhance
their career.  This course will provide diverse hands-on experience.  The
intention is to facilitate a systems approach to thinking about different
issues, encouraging care for the earth and its inhabitants as a diverse
community.  This course will meet two weekends per month.  There will be
suggested readings and we will visit and network with others using
permacultureprinciples in their lives and careers.

Topics include:
* Permaculture Philosophy, Ethics, and Principles   * Concepts and Themes in
Design     * Design Methodology   * Pattern Understanding
* Reading the Landscape
* Cliimatic Factors    * Trees and their Energy Transactions     * Water
*Soils     * Earthworking and Earth Resources      * Aquaculture      * Natural
Building
* The Humid Tropics, Drylands, and Humid Cool to Cold Climates   * Forestry
* The Strategies of an Alternative Global Nation  * Perennial and Annual
Gardens
* Animal Husbandry     * Sustainable Building     * Restoration Ecology  *
Mycology
* Edible Landscapng    * Sustainable Land Use     * Plant Propagation
* Nutrient Cycling     * Ethnobotany     * Energy Conservation      * Seed
Saving
* Bioregionalism       * Urban Permaculture       * Appropriate Technology
* Local Economics      * Food Forests & Polyculture Systems   * Community
* and more!

The tuition for this course is $900 - $700, sliding scale.  We are open to
work/trade possibilities.

For more information, or to register, contact:  Marisha Auerbach  (360)
943-5262 or queenbee at herbnwisdom.com

To learn more:  check out our websites:  www.herbnwisdom.com or
www.vashoncohousing.org

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Herb'n Wisdom
Queen Bee Flower Essences
www.herbnwisdom.com



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