Its going to be an exiting course with an amazing Teaching Team,lots of interesting guest speakers and some field trips.We are located in the wonderful Tropical Paradise of North Goa for this course....
PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE IN GOA INDIA with ROMAN EISENKÖLBL & KATE CURTIS:
Classic 72 Hours Permaculture Design Certificate Curriculum with lots of theory and some hands-on experiences plus Design Exercises in groups.
We are based for this course at the Floatin Boots Farm in Mandrem,North Goa,India.
Topics of the course will include:
History and Definition of Permaculture
Ethics and Principles of Permaculture
Patterns in Nature, Culture and Society
Reading the Land – Observation
Land Restoration Techniques
Water Harvesting Techniques
Grey Water Recycling
Natural Building Strategies
Cultivated & Productive ecological Gardens
Food Forests and Plant Guilds
Energy Conservation Technologies & Appropriate Technologies
Integrated Pest Management
Forests and Reforestation
Animal Management in Permaculture
and much more
The course is adapted to a wide variety of learning styles and is presented via lecture, images, video, group discussion, individual and group exercises, and design projects.
Roman has been studying and living in Permaculture Projects and Communities since 7 years which brought him to a diverse range of Projects, Countries, Climates, Cultures and People all over the
He has lived, worked and learned in places like East Africa, India, Nepal,Thailand, the Caribbean, Portugal and Spain.He was part so far of 13 PDC Courses (Organization & co-Facilitation) and several short courses.He learned from Experts & Pioneers through participating in workshops of David Holmgren,
Rosemary Morrow, Robyn Francis, Ernst Gotsch,Martin Crowford,Larry Korn, Alex Kruger (Berg en Dal Ecovillage),Rico Zook(i-permaculture) and Govinda Sharma (organichasera – Nepal).
He is the founder of the Soil-Sun-Soul Project and Blog.The last 2 years he was living,working and learning in India,Auroville and South East Asia afterwards in Australia at the Permaculture Research Institute Maungaraeeda,Sunshine Coast,to deepen his studies.
Now back in Spain most parts of the year to start a regenerative Enterprise and learn more about eco-social design.
He is part of the Permaculture Association UK and at the moment doing his Applied Permaculture Diploma with them.
Kate has been an educator with a strong passion for Nature,Ecology,Languages,Art and yoga for over 8 years. She spent the last four years “living Permaculture” and re-skilling as a volunteer at various projects, including Gaia School Asia, Pebble Garden and Sapney Farm in India, The Permaculture research institute in Australia and Mas Franch,Spain.
As a co-founder of Soil*Sun*Soul she has organised, assisted and co-facilitated various courformed part of the facilitation team at GAIA ashram n 2 residential internships based on EcoVillage Design Education(EDE). She is currently based in spain where she co-organizes and co-facilitates various courses, practices yoga and meditation, and aims to live simply.
She is enthusiastic and passionate about creating connections, regenerative community solutions, and using Permaculture design as a positive lifestyle tool.
Kate Believes another way is possible !
Venue Information - Flooting Boats Farm:
Floating Boots- conceived as a work in progress, is defined as a collective in constant change and evolution. It is open to everyone who cross paths in North Goa.
In september 2015 we felt moved to find an abandoned farm on this fragile planet that we could love and care for. We felt inspired with the idea of creating a “Mandala garden” in which we and others could merge with the beauty of Nature. We are dedicated to rejuvenate the farm of “Sadche battlem” abounded for last 35 years in Mandrem, in the spirit of communion and cooperation with the forces of Nature, we hope to make this place sustainable.
This project is a collective creative effort to stand upto the challenges facing us today. Beyond the contraints of cultural or religious dogmas, we persevere in the deepest sense to be One with all of Life.
Our motivation isn't only to have it for ourselves but to co create a sustainable, balanced community for the future.
Embracing the principles of permaculture as an invaluable guide on this journey of observation and creativity we are gradually learning the art of growing our own vegetables,seed saving, greywater and irrigation systems, composting toilets, eco building etc. We feel blessed to have stumbled upon this farmland not only for its natural beauty but also the local people who have accepted us as a part of their community. We wish to collaborate with them as well in the coming years.
It is a place for those who yearn to drop the habitual pretence, manipulation and mistrust that divide and alienate human beings from themselves and each other. A community for honest,
trustworthy relationships based on a shared interest in Truth & Evolution.
Cost: 500 Dollar with accommodation and food included
10 Feb. to 24 Feb. 2017
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/225938151142084/
Floating Boots: https://www.facebook.com/floatingboots/
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