|Gapinin, Lodz Voivodship, PL
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Polish Permaculture Research Institute is a demonstration project of TRANSFORMACJA Foundation (http://transformacja.org/pl/). The scope of this project is to collaborate with local communities around the concept of establishing new forms of sustainable economy and agriculture through the development of alternative sources of energy, waste managment, food production and distribution schemes.
Polish Permaculture Research Institute is a project focused on supporting and spreading permaculture strategies for the development of sustainable future within the local communities in Central Poland. It is coordinated through a network of activists and permaculture practitioners gathered around TRANSFORMACJA Foundation. The PPRI is a place where anyone can get involved. It is a test field for developing new strategies for sustainable food production and distribution, for building new types of energy harvesting units and to conduct educational projects. PPRI: 1. Private land (4 hectars ) - used as a field for testing permaculture design principles and conducting educational workshops and social meetings. 2. Food Forest - used as an open test field for practical, hands on learning of permaculture design principles. 3. Open workshop - equipped with different kind of hardware and tools for creation of innovative artifacts, other tools and sustainable energy harvesting systems. 4. An Open Eco-Art Laboratory - for conducting performances and experiments from the eco-art frontier.
Note: The various badges displayed in people profiles are largely honesty-based self-proclamations by the individuals themselves. There are reporting functions users can use if they know of blatant misrepresentation (for both people and projects). Legitimacy, competency and reputation for all people and projects can be evidenced and/or developed through their providing regular updates on permaculture work they’re involved in, before/after photographs, etc. A spirit of objective nurturing of both people and projects through knowledge/encouragement/inspiration/resource sharing is the aim of the Worldwide Permaculture Network.
A member is a permaculturist who has never taken a PDC course. These cannot become PDC teachers. Members may be novice or highly experienced permaculturists or anywhere in between. Watch their updates for evaluation.
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People who claim to have taken a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course somewhere in the world.
People who have entered an email address for the teacher of their PDC course, and have had their PDC status verified by that teacher. Watch their updates for evaluation.
People who’ve taken a Permaculture Research Institute PDC somewhere in the world.
People who claim to teach some version of PDC somewhere in the world.
With the exception of the ‘Member’ who has never taken a PDC, all of the above can apply to become a PRI PDC Teacher. PRI PDC Teachers are those who the PRI recognise, through a vetting board, as determined and competent to teach the full 72-hour course as developed by Permaculture founder Bill Mollison – covering all the topics of The Designers’ Manual as well as possible (i.e. not cherry picking only aspects the teacher feels most interested or competent in). Such teachers also commit to focussing on the design science, and not including subjective spiritual/metaphysical elements. The reason these items are not included in the PDC curriculum is because they are “belief” based. Permaculture Design education concerns itself with teaching good design based on strategies and techniques which are scientifically provable.
PRI PDC Teachers may be given teaching and/or consultancy offerings as they become available as the network grows.
The individual with this badge is indicating they are, have, or would like to be involved in permaculture aid work. As such, the individual may or may not have permaculture aid worker experience. Watch their updates for evaluation.
The individual with this badge is indicating they are, have, or would like to do paid permaculture design consultancy work. As such, the individual may or may not have permaculture consultancy experience. Watch their updates for evaluation.
Community projects are projects that help develop sustainable community interaction and increase localised resiliency.