Date/TimeAug 22, 2017 - Jun 8, 2018
Valley Permaculture Guilds Presents
Permaculture Design Certificate Course
at Yarrow Ecovillage
August 2017 – June 2018
Join with like minded people on a creative learning journey through farms and forests, gardens, glens, and regenerative sites throughout your bioregion. Become a more conscious designer of your life and landscape, relationships and work, learning how to save time, energy and money. Here is an opportunity to take a low-cost, flexible, all seasons permaculture design certificate course that is spread over a year. The core project includes spending four seasons observing a garden, landscape, business or project then doing a permaculture design to upgrade it. This training is a practical way for greening your life, resume and portfolio while connecting with community and evolving your life skill set.
Ethics – Principles – Design Methods – Soil – Water – Trees – Animals – Climate – Strategies for designing in Temperate, Tropics, Drylands – Governance – Economics – Education – Resilience – Plant Medicine
Meeting once a season for four seasons. Missed classes can be done at no extra cost with other groups without time limit to complete.
August 22, 23 & 24
October 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th
January 16th, 17th, 18th & 19th
June 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Delvin Solkinson is community gardener and plant poet dedicated to bringing creativity to the permaculture movement by creating free open source learning and teaching tools. He has completed a PDC, Diploma and Masters Degree with Bill Mollison and done advanced teacher trainings with Rosemary Morrow, David Holmgren, Geoff Lawton, Patricia Michael, Robyn Francis, the Bullock Brothers, Tom Ward, Jude Hobbs, Larry Santoyo, Scott Pittman, Michael Becker, Robin Wheeler, Starhawk, Looby Macnamara, Robina McCurdy and Robin Clayfield. He is an accredited teacher through the Permaculture Research Institute (Australia), Permaculture Association (UK) and a Field Mentor through the Permaculture Institute. Recently he completed a PDC in Portland with Toby Hemenway, one in Greece with Rosemary Morrow and a second Diploma through the Permaculture Institute. Currently he is doing graduate work under the mentorship of Larry Santoyo and Looby Macnamara.
Kym Chi is a dedicated advocate of earth stewardship, people care and regenerative action for future resiliency. Deeply inspired by nature, art and experiential education, her main efforts are as a creative facilitator, artist, gardener, healer and community builder. To date; Kym has received 3 certificates in Permaculture Design, completed multiple teacher trainings and taken a variety of advanced trainings. She continues to take courses and is currently completing a Diploma in Education through the Permaculture Institute. Through her stewardship of a deepened connection with the natural environment, Kym wishes to inspire creative self expression that enriches lives, creating healthy and abundant habitats and communities. With a focus on Social Permaculture, Kym also works for One Straw Society, a non profit focusing on food sovereignty and community resiliency on the Sunshine Coast.
$100 discount for VPG members
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