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Permaculture Design Certificate Course with Starhawk & Alfred Decker | Céret, France

August 25 - September 6

850€

12 Principles Permaculture Design & Permaterra are happy to invite you for a two-week intensive Permaculture Design Course (PDC), offering the basic, internationally-recognized 72-hour permaculture curriculum with an additional focus on social permaculture, organizing tools, and spirit.

Course given in English, translated in French.

Come and share permaculture with an intercultural mix of participants !

 

Course objectives, Description and Content

The PDC is an intensive course combining theory with practical hands-on learning. Completion of the course earns participants a Permaculture Design Certificate – the foundation for further permaculture work and study and a prerequisite for the Diploma in Permaculture Design. Participants will learn Permaculture design principles & techniques. The course includes lectures, discussions, hands-on learning, slide shows, and design projects. We will examine the underlying assumptions of the current culture of consumerism and economic globalisation, and encourage exploration of ways to contribute to the emergence of a culture of sustainability, compassion and equity. The PDC covers a broad range of subjects to provide a holistic overview of Permaculture systems and sustainable living. Some of the topics / themes to be covered are :

  • Evidence for change & the ethics of sustainability
  • Principles of Permaculture
  • Observation & landscape analysis
  • Ecological planning & design methods
  • Organic food production and food security
  • Climatic factors in design
  • Soils: natural soil improvement
  • Integrated animal systems
  • Water : harvesting, conservation, and management
  • Agroforestry & forest gardening
  • Appropriate technologies & renewable energy systems
  • Mapping & design exercises
  • Techniques and design strategies for both urban & rural applications
  • Ecovillages & sustainable human settlements

More info and registration available on the PermaTerra registration page.

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Details

Start:
August 25
End:
September 6
Cost:
850€
Website:
https://www.permaterra.fr/permaculture-design-course-starhawk-and-alfred-decker

Organizer

Permaterra
Website:
https://www.permaterra.fr

Venue

Mas Alavall
Céret, France + Google Map

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