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Permaculture Design Course (PDC), August 4-18

Project: Center for Sustainable Development

Posted by Adam Dusen over 7 years ago

Come join us this August for an educational experience that will change your life! This 72-hour PDC will immerse students in the world of permaculture design in the challenging climate and soil of the beautiful island of Eleuthera. No experience necessary

Come join us for a PDC this August with acclaimed permaculture designer and teacher Erle Rahaman-Noronha and our resident permaculture teacher and farm manager Adam Dusen. 

This 72-hour permaculture design course (PDC) offers students a chance to earn certification in permaculture design through experiential education and place-based learning with experienced Caribbean-based instructors. We enjoy a unique site located on a rural peninsula on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas that offers beauty, serenity, and opportunity for exploration.

Our 18-acre campus includes both a semester abroad school, a renowned center for marine research, and a center for sustainable development. Permaculture design is integrated into everything we do here and the site features a diversified orchard, integrated animal systems, organic garden beds, renewable energy systems, ecological sanitation, a biogas digester, ecological architecture, aquaponics, a biodiesel lab, and many other innovative systems.

Participants will learn how to design and develop from a whole systems perspective and walk away with a certificate in permaculture design recognized by permaculturists worldwide. Although there will be a Caribbean focus to the course, most of the material will be relevant for all climatic zones and bioregions. The course includes lectures, discussions, field trips, and a final design project, as well as hands-on workshops on plant propagation, grafting, and composting. Coursework will cover inter-disciplinary topics including site design, earth repair, and systems integration.

Check out the flyer or email adamdusen(@)csdbahamas.org for more details!

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