Four Seasons Permaculture Design Course in the Commonweal Garden

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Continuing the globally-recognized Permaculture Design Course taught in the Commonweal Garden, now under the experienced guidance of Lydia Neilsen, participants will apply the principals of self-sustaining ecological systems to integrated homes and gardens, sustainable energy and water systems, healthy communities and economies, and a conscious inner landscape.

The Four Seasons Permaculture Design Course is the fruit of many years of experience teaching permaculture design to students from all around the world.  The rich, multilayered curriculum has evolved to support students in successfully implementing permaculture design principles in their work and lives.

Throughout it all, you'll be engaged in learning and experiencing an enlivening way of living in the world, supported by like-minded people and instructors. You'll be integrated into the seasonal rhythm of tending the Garden, preparing beds and compost piles, planting seeds and propagating plants. You may build an "A-frame", and layout and dig a water-harvesting contour swale. You'll tend the medicinal food forest, pruning and grafting and learning about the medicinal uses of the plants you encounter. You will be supported in making permaculture and ecological principles real in your life.

Dates, 2018-2019:

October 13-14, November 10, December 8, January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 15-16, July 27, August 24, September 28.

Posted by: 
Sophie Brinker

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