Reskilling Festival is a chance for anyone who has any skills to share, and anyone who would like to learn, to get together, share practical skills, stories, ideas, lunch, seeds, recipes and lots of fun.
2011: NATURAL BUILDING EXTRAVAGANZA (1, 2, and 3 week participation welcome)
Earthen wood-heated ovens, stoves, and fireplaces are
highlights of the Extravaganza. PLUS techniques to transform an ordinary
house into a Temple; the creation of an earthen courtyard; bamboo design & buildin...
2011: 3-MONTH APPLIED PERMACULTURE & NATURAL BUILDING APPRENTICESHIP
From text book to hands-on, in-your-bones, cellular learning!
February 28th – May 25th, 2011. See full schedule details below.
LIVE YOUR POTENTIAL!
Empower your life, your community...
Innovative and Time-Tested Solutions for a Global Future
“Although the problems of the world are growing increasingly more
complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple” - Bill Mollison
A design client in Hawai'i wanted something more than a plain old cylindrical catchment tank. They were inspired by the smaller sculptural ferrocement tank in the cover photo of Art Ludwig's book Water Storage. With industrial-scale fabrication expertise from Peter Epperson and his crew at Pacifi...
This website is one of the ten designs for my Diploma in Permaculture and
an opportunity to help other apprentices on their pathway.
It is a real time example of the diploma process evolving along my pathway
which I am constantly tweaking and I am happy to share with you.
This is my s...
We are planning and translating the PDC into Portuguese and will be hosting our course in the strawbale house at Quinta dos Merlos as well as outside in the garden. Central Portugal is a hub of permaculture projects and there will be PDC´s in various farms in our area.
Permaculture research centre experimenting with strawbale design in central Portugal. Incorporating Sepp Holtzer style terraces and a recuperating forest garden after last years fire We will have our first certified PDC this year on the farm.