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Holger Hieronimi 's Profile
Holger Hieronimi
Erongarícuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
Climate Zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical
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Adrienne Graham Angelica Gonzalez Carlos Oquendo Cinthia  Pérez del Río Chávez Clay mark Denise Stuart Elio José Sánchez Parra Emmanuel Boulicot Ette offm Felipe Herrerias Fyto Sandoval Janice Ross Laura  Jimena  Cadavid Rincon Mary Guire Odder ton Oster thew Phel pasha Ride well Ridge Patr Ruiz Chris Saenz lma Steven Johnston Thiago Torres
Geoff Lawton
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About Holger Hieronimi

Holger is an ecologist, small farmer, writer, educator and designer of ecological systems; His career spans more than 30 years collaborating with projects and initiatives related to socio-ecological regeneration, in search for lifestyles beyond consumers society - in his native Germany, in Spain (1990 - ´92) and Mexico, where he lives since 1993.

After some inicial practical experience in organic agriculture, he first heard about permaculture in 1990, and took an introductory course with Emilia Hazelip, being co-founder of an ecovillage in the mountains of Spain.
In 1993, he moved to Mexico. After two further introductory courses, he took his PCD with australian educator Skye in April/ March 1996. PC Diploma in 1999.
Further studies includes courses and workshops with Alejandra Caballero, David Holmgren, Darren Doherty, Jairo Restrepo, Sebastiao Piñeiro, Eugenio Gras, and many more-

In 1997 he started facilitating educational events, for groups from 3 up to 1500 participants: Conferences, workshops, courses and seminars on eco-social regeneration, permaculture, bioregionalism, and related topics, mostly in Latin America- so far, he worked as a facilitator in Argentina, Colombia, Spain, Guatemala, Mexico, and Uruguay (see http://tierramor.org/cursos/docu%20cursos.htm for documentation up to 2015).

He also frequently works as a consultant, sometimes for private clients, often collaborating in multidisciplinary design teams to establish regenerative systems at different scales (see documentation of some projects, until 2015: http://tierramor.org/proyectos/proyectos.htm).

He lives in a town on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro, in Michoacán, Mexico, where he develops and maintains, together with his life partner Marina Ortiz, and the children Ian, Merlin and Ilan, a small rural property (http://tierramor.org/proyectos-procesos/granja-tierramor/).


My Badges
Consultant Pdc teacher
My Permaculture Qualifications
Permaculture Design Certificate Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Skye Skye
Other Teachers: Keith Burnett
Location: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Date: Apr 1996
Other course unverified
Aprendiendo un modo de vida sostenible
Type: Introduction to Permaculture
Verifying teacher:
Other Teachers: Alejandra Caballero, Paco Gómez
Location: Tlaxco, Tlaxcala, México
Date: Aug 2000
Other course unverified
Construyendo con la Naturaleza
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Alejandra Caballero
Other Teachers: Paco Gomez
Location: Tlaxco, Tlaxcala, México
Date: Dec 2000
Other course verified
Curso Avanzado de Diseño Hidrológico Keyline
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Darren J. Doherty
Other Teachers: Eugenio Gras
Location: El Arenal, Jalisco, México
Date: Oct 2009
Other course unverified
Cromatografía y Salud de Suelos
Type: Soil Biology/Compost
Teacher: Eugenio Gras, Jairo Restrepo, Sebastiao Piñeiro
Location: Valle de Bravo, Edo de México, México
Date: Feb 2008
1 PDC Graduates (list)
0 PRI PDC Graduates (list)
5 Other Course Graduates (list)
have acknowledged being taught by Holger Hieronimi
3 have not yet been verified (list)
Climate Zones
Holger Hieronimi has permaculture experience in:
Warm Temperate
Wet/Dry Tropical
Dry Tropical

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