[permaculture] 6-Weekend Design Course in Seattle

Toby Hemenway toby at patternliteracy.com
Sun Jun 1 14:46:18 EDT 2008


Weekend Permaculture Design Course in Seattle

Every 2nd weekend of the month, June through November.
Sponsored by Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation
and Seattle Tilth

A 72-hour design course with certification offered through The 
Permaculture Institute, (USA)
Taught by Toby Hemenway, author of /Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale 
Permaculture/, with many local and out-of-town guests.
Tuition: $800. Ask about payment plans and discounts for non-profits and 
members of Seattle Tilth.

For more information visit http://patternliteracy.com/seapdf.html
or contact:
Faith Van De Putte 206.818.893 faith at ecologyofhealth.com           

What You Will Learn:
*Permaculture philosophy and methodology
*Observation skills and site analysis
*Natural cycles and pattern recognition
*Edible landscaping, organic gardening
*Ponds, swales and keyline systems          
*Soil building, erosion control
*Integrated pest management
*Agroforestry managment and tree crops
*Building design and energy conservation
*Urban permaculture and village design
*Community economics

The course is taught via lecture, images and video,
group discussion, exercises and hands-on work and is
designed to be engaging for a variety of learning
styles.  If you are serious about creating a sustainable
future and want workable tools and principles to do
that- this course is for you!  It is applicable for
architects, planners, landscapers and other design
professionals as well as gardeners, homeowners,
teachers and concerned citizens. 





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