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Permaculture Design Certification

Saturday | March 01, 2014 — Friday | March 14, 2014

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center | 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA 95465

Whether you currently own property or dream of it, this two-week intensive course will immerse you in information, ideas and inspiration for how to design sustainable, regenerative systems in balance with your home ecosystem.

You will learn the ethics, principles and practice of “permanent culture,” by exploring topics such as organic gardening, mulching, natural building techniques, forest farming, water retention and regeneration, erosion control, community processes, and much more.

Using a combination of lecture, discussion, hands-on activities at OAEC’s 80-acre site, visits to local permaculture examples, and a group design project, you will have the chance to integrate and apply the concepts of permaculture during almost 100 hours of course time. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a Certificate of Permaculture Design. Space is limited, register online.

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Cost: $1650/1550 if registered three weeks in advance (includes meals and lodging). The deposit amount for this course is $300.
Event Email: oaec@oaec.org
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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