[permaculture] Winter Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) Course

Milton Dixon miltonics at midwestpermaculture.com
Sun Dec 13 21:38:25 EST 2009


  Hello Everyone,

  I'm Announcing a Winter Permaculture Design Certification Course, held
  in Stelle, IL:


  Winter Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) Course - Focusing on
  Small Scale Growing and Farming

Date:       February 13, 2010 to February 20, 2010
Location:  Stelle, IL 60919
Website: _http://midwestpermaculture.com/PDC-Stelle-Feb.2010.php_

Permaculture is a creative and artful way of living, where people and 
nature are both preserved and enhanced by thoughtful planning, the 
careful use of resources, mimicking the patterns found in nature and a 
respectful approach to life.

Growing and selling wholesome food while also taking care of the land is 
a challenge for most people who undertake small farming operations. 
Relatively few have done so successfully without burning out.  When 
Permaculture design is applied to a food growing or farming operation, 
wastes become resources, work is minimized, yields increase and the land 
is restored. The farmer, her neighbors and his community benefit as well.

In this Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) Course, students will 
learn the fundamentals of Permaculture while also meeting many growers 
who have beat the odds and become solvent at small scale farming and 
urban growing.

The emphasis of this course:
1. Using Permaculture design to enhance small scale farming and 
suburban/urban food production
2. Transforming back yards, city lots, roof tops and community commons 
areas into bountiful (& beautiful) gardens
3. Making a farming business economically profitable, socially 
responsible and environmentally sound.
4. Minimizing work and reducing fossil fuel requirements for an energy 
lean future
5. Fostering long term financial and food security for ourselves and 
surrounding communities.

Course Details & Registration:
The course consists of 6 previously recorded webinars, 6 live pre-course 
webinars, and  8 very full days on site.
The price for this course is $1,295, plus lodging, with a $100 discount 
per person for groups and a $100 discount for registration before 
January 1st.

Contact info:
becky at midwestpermaculture.com <mailto:becky at midwestpermaculture.com>
(815) 256-2215

Visit our website for more information about the course.
http://www.midwestpermaculture.com <http://www.midwestpermaculture.com/>

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Milton Dixon *
Technology Consultant
Midwest Permaculture <http://www.midwestpermaculture.com>
miltonics at midwestpermaculture.com <mailto:miltonics at midwestpermaculture.com>
773.661.4151



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