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Posted by Ezio Gori about 10 years ago
Are the spiralling food and energy prices affecting your household budget? Have you ever wondered what you can do to mitigate against Climate Change and the onset of Peak Oil?
Come along to a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) in order to understand how these key challenges are affecting Humanity and what can be done to mitigate these threats. The word Permaculture has evolved from "permanent agriculture" which lays the foundations for a "permanent culture" for Humanity. Only once things are permanent are they truly sustainable.
The PDC will empower you to design your own pathway towards sustainability whilst making your contribution to Climate Change meaningful. Students will learn how to design their food gardens to provide for food security; how to use nature's toolbox for cleaning water; how to improve the fertility of soils; how to design ecological homes with natural materials; how to design larger sustainable settlements; how to retrofit your home to make it more sustainable; and, how to spread the Permaculture message of sustainability to your neighbourhood or town via the Transition Movement. The PDC is a participative learning process packed with lessons about sustainability; interesting films and stories; some practical work; and, some visitation of emerging best practice Permaculture gardens. Students will also undertake a group project design and an individual project for presentation to the class at the end of the PDC to celebrate their newfound Permaculture design skills. This PDC is internationally accredited with the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), Australia, and, the Permaculture Association, Britain. Your Permaculture facilitator is Ezio ("Buzz") Gori, who has some 25+ years of development experience and a wide knowledge of Permaculture and ecovillage design. Visit the training page at www.permaculture2012.co.za for more information about the PDC. You can decide to do just the Permaculture Introductory Course (Days 1 and 2) for R800, and then continue with the full PDC if you so wish. The full PDC cost is R4,750. Flexible payment terms accepted. A 20% discount is available for students, pensioners or any couples / groups.
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