[permaculture] PDC Course in the Bahamas!

Jackie Pitts jackie.pitts13 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 10:53:19 EDT 2009

When: January 2-16, 2010
Where: Cape Eleuthera Institute and The Island School, Eleuthera, The
Bahamas (www.islandschool.org; www.ceibahamas.org)
Primary Instructor: Chris Shanks, experienced educator, designer,
horticulturalist, and co-director of Project Bonafide, a research,
education, and demonstration site based in rural Nicaragua.
Some more reasons to come: Gain experience in tropical horticulture, find
practical solutions to the unique challenges of agricultural, energy, and
water systems on an island using regenerative techniques and technologies,
learn and practice real-life design and implementation skills in the living
classroom of the Island School campus. Live in the systems that you're
learning about. And all of this during the dead of winter in most of the
Northern Hemisphere! Cost: $1950, includes housing and delicious meals.

For more information: Check out the flyer at
Contact: Jackie Pitts at jackie.pitts13 at gmail.com

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 6:55 AM, Lawrence F. London, Jr. <lflj at bellsouth.net>
> rafter sass wrote:
>> Some walkin' around money coming your way.
>> Thanks for all your work, LL.
> Thank you Rafter, very much appreciated. I see keeping this list up
> as a permaculture project in itself, getting creative with facilitating
> development and direction of dialogue, adding to the collective
> that is this list's archives.
>> And as an added bonus, I found the link to this fantastic George
>> Monbiot article
>> while visiting your site!
>> http://www.monbiot.com/archives/2009/09/29/the-population-myth/
>> Thanks for posting that.
> I am going to do a lot more of my work at that blog site. I like
> what Google offers in Blogger, especially the custom search engines,
linked galleries
> and RSS feeds.
>> Ahem... are folks who contribute officially immune from getting thrown
>> off,
>> next time there is a fracas? ;- )
> Of course, of course, Rafter :-); all bets are off though in the case of
> extremist right wing ideologues bent on leading the masses down paths of
destruction; radical extremist politically
> correct progressive liberal left wing socialists are safe from
excommunication, they're harmless :-)) and sometimes useful!
> Seriously though, I will defer to the subscribership to self-moderate this
forum. That's a far better way
> to keep things on track. I will use the tools provided by the list
software to ensure that self-styled agents
> provocateurs do not deliberately degrade dialogue quality, usurp or coopt
the list.
> The message archives are kept open for public viewing and Google indexing.
I think this brings many new and valuable
> subscribers to the forum who otherwise might never know about it.
> How can we make the list serve us better and be more useful and
informative? Any suggestions? Maybe this is a good topic
> for discussion at this time.
> Cheers,
> Lawrence
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