PRI Australia accredited PDC with Warren Brush in Greece

Full Permaculture Design Course (PDC)
Summary information

This course is designed to give you a thorough understanding of the principles and applications of permaculture design. Furthermore, it provides a tangible foothold in developing your skills in designing systems that mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature. During the PDC you will have the opportunity to complete a wholistic design as well as gain practical experience of different land and cultural regeneration techniques, while at the same time observe and study already established systems and applied designs at our farm. This course provides an internationally recognized certification through the PRI of Australia. The course will be taught by Warren Brush (first part - 4 days) and by the Nea Guinea team (second part - 8 days).

Topics include:
Eco-literacy for sustainability
Patterns & processes in nature
Sustainable design processes and methodologies
Hydrological restoration, water management and earthworks
Soil building and nutrient cycling
Sustainable food production systems
Appropriate technology and small scale renewable energy systems
Cultural regeneration,invisible structures and social permaculture
Practical design exercises

Warren Brush is a global permaculture design consultant, educator, lecturer and storyteller. He has worked for over 25 years in sustainable systems design for communities, private and public organizations, households, small holder farms, and conservation properties worldwide. He is co founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, Regenerative Earth Enterprises, Sustainable Vocations, Wilderness Youth Project, Casitas Valley Farm and Creamery and his Permaculture design company, True Nature Design. He is a consultant for USAID's TOPS (Technical, Operations, Performance Support) program where he trains technical field staff, for their African Food for Peace programs, in a Resilience Design Framework. He works extensively in North America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. More info at www.quailsprings.org

Booking and further information
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EarlyBird: 480 waged/ 430 low waged/ 380 unemployed+students
Dates and times
26 May 2018 to 6 June 2018
Teachers
Warren Brush, Fotini Georgousi, Kostas Latoufis
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