About the course:
In a standard 72-hour PDC course, you will find practical knowledge, design, group work in a permaculture garden, socialising and delicious home-made organic food.
With renowned Croatian permaculture designer and teacher, Karmela Kiš, we will be hosting our second full Permaculture Design Course at the Balkan Retreat, in Serbia. Join us if you want to be part of the beginnings of a new project, rooted in a rural, village community at the borders of a hilly, forested National Park.
The syllabus will cover the following areas:
Permaculture ethics and approach to challenges
Principles of Natural Systems
Sustainable Design Methodologies
Patterns in Nature, Culture and Society
Reading the Land & Understanding Natural Processes
Large Scale Land Restoration Techniques
Water Harvesting Techniques
Design Principles of Sustainable Human Settlements
Grey Water Recycling
Natural Building Strategies
Cultivated & Productive Ecologies
Food Forests, Plant Guilds, Gardens for Self-Sufficiency
Energy Conservation Technologies
Appropriate Technologies and Renewable Energies
Urban Environment Permaculture
Wildlife Management and Biological Pest Control
Invisible Structures: People, Community, Economics, Eco Villages
Community Supported Agriculture
For more detailed information about the course, location and Karmela, please take a look at our website: https://www.balkan-retreat.com/events/permaculture-design-certificate-pd...