This in-depth, comprehensive course takes place over two week-long sessions allowing students to experience permaculture in practice over a whole season. Tuition includes accommodations & delicious, home-cooked meals straight from the garden. Students will create their own permaculture designs and graduate as certified permaculture designers.
Permaculture: (n) a set of skills & techniques for creating sustainable human environments. Offers positive solutions to the problems facing the world by using ecology as the basis of designing interconnected systems for food production, housing, technology & community.
|When:||Unique split-week course, Saturday June 23-Sunday, July 1 & Sunday August 26- Sunday September 2to enjoy the bounty of our garden harvest during early & late summer|
|Where:||Newforest Institute, 66 Monroe Highway in Brooks, Maine and field trips to nearby permaculture demonstration sites including home-scale forest gardens & school gardens.|
|Cost:||$1,350 includes all course sessions, handouts, lunches & refreshments, field trips, guest speakers & certification.$250 deposit required to hold your spot (space is limited to 18). $100 discount for early registration by April 22.|
|Who:||Charles & Julia Yelton, of Humastacia Permaculture Gardens in Sicily. Formerly of Crystal Waters Permaculture Village in Queensland, Australia, the Yeltons have traveled & lectured throughout the world for the last 17 years.|