[permaculture] Questions About Lawton's Online PDC Course : Permaculture

Jason Gerhardt jasongerhardt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 11:27:16 EDT 2016

An excellent alternative online PDC can be found here:

And there are others.

In no way do I think an online PDC equals an in-person one, but for some
folks it's all they can manage due to cost, physical limitations, and


On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>

> [ATTN PDC teachers: Headsup Scott, Steve, Alan, others, skeptics, poseur
> and scam watchers]
> "He's trying to get a bargain price on Mollison's big black book for all
> the students."
> [Does this mean that Lawton is trying to buy Mollison's student rolodex?
> Why not other organizations more inline with Mollison's original mission
> and PDC?
> There are students all over the world I would assume but planty in the USA
> so why not share it with Steve and Scott?]
> $997 Aus $ - 15000 students for this online course
> afterword1 <https://www.reddit.com/user/afterword1> 2 points 23 hours ago
> Same question. I was looking forward to it until the marketing got very
> aggressive and smelled a little scheme-y. I'd still participate if someone
> could vouch for the training.
> [–]iandcorey <https://www.reddit.com/user/iandcorey>Permaskeptic[S
> <https://www.reddit.com/r/Permaculture/comments/5863x2/
> questions_about_lawtons_online_pdc_course/>
> ] 1 point 19 hours ago
> This. But also… 15,000 students.
> Questions About Lawton's Online PDC Course (self.Permaculture
> <https://www.reddit.com/r/Permaculture/>)
> https://www.reddit.com/r/Permaculture/comments/5863x2/
> questions_about_lawtons_online_pdc_course/?st=iuhge1vx&sh=342d559f
> fiddledebob <https://www.reddit.com/user/fiddledebob> 3 points 22 hours
> ago
> I have not participated in the course, but here is a thread from when it
> was last going on. https://redd.it/1ed0at
> Three year old thread
> https://redd.it/1ed0at
> Is anyone else besides up2late and myself taking Geoff Lawton's online
> Permaculture Design Course? (self.Permaculture
> <https://www.reddit.com/r/Permaculture/>)
> https://www.reddit.com/r/Permaculture/comments/1ed0at/
> is_anyone_else_besides_up2late_and_myself_taking/?st=iuhglvdq&sh=bae89fff
> I'm really enjoying it so far, and we've only covered the introduction!
> He's giving us the Permaculture Earthworks course online for free. He's
> trying to get a bargain price on Mollison's big black book for all the
> students. And he posted an hour long video today full of nothing but
> answers to questions students have posted on the website. Enrollment for
> this session is closed, but if the course continues like this and he offers
> another one, I'd highly recommend that folks save up for it. (It was $997
> Australian dollars, so it's not cheap, but I think it's a bargain.)
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