2018 Applied Permaculture Skills/ Ecological Landscaper Training

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sat, Feb 17, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location
Agro Myco and Homestead
87 Brackett Street
Westbrook
ME


United States

Experience Level
Beginner

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Registration for Applied Permaculture Skills / Ecological LandscaperTraining 2018
Course is open!

Early perm discount $495 ! Before January 15, 2018

One Saturday per month*: (Feb 17 March 17 April 14, May 12, June 9, July 21)…and Full Weekend* :August 4 and 5th. 

Facilitated by David Homa (Post Carbon Designs).Gain the skills needed for applying Permaculture concepts & design. Work in small groups to analyze natural systems in action, identify problems and implement designs at local Permaculture sites in Southern Maine.

Experiential learning will connect skills with Permaculture core principles such as zones & sectors, explore seasonal iterations of a Permaculture design in practice, and ultimately build confidence with implementing and installing Permaculture designs.

Previous guest practitioners leading hands on demonstrations have included Mycologist Dan Agro, Orchardist Jesse Stevens, Seed saver Scott Vlaun, Herbalist Cathleen Miller, Bio-dynamic practitioner Claudia Lowd, and Nurseryman Aaron Parker.

This course is an excellent complement to other Permaculture design training you may have already had.

Applied Training pre-requisite: PDC Completion, or currently enrolled, or Design Short Course.

Course includes 61 hours of Applied Permaculture Training in:

Soil building: Green manures, Sheet mulching and Hugelkultur,Water in the Landscape: Rainwater catchment and Pond creation,Season Extension,Seed Saving,Pruning .Plant Propagation & Grafting,Garden design / layout selection,Permaculture Plants for the Northeast, Polycultures, Guilds and Forest Gardening, Swales and terracing,Mycology in the Landscape,Returning the Surplus: composting and mulching,Animals in the Landscape,Outdoor Kitchens, Permaculture and Bees,Urban Gardening,Tool Selection and Material Gathering.

…plus 12 Onsite Training Hours ,scheduled separately with the instructor. Onsite Training :Real client based projects, working one on one with David.They will occur in urban (Portland and Westbrook), rural, and suburban (greater Portland and Yarmouth communities). Saturday Sessions, with Full Weekend Session in August.

* Location: Post Carbon Designs(Otisfield), Agro Myco (Westbrook) and  site field trips. Class time will run from 9am to 4pm each day.

…plus 12 Onsite Training Hours ,scheduled separately with the instructor. Onsite Training :Real client based projects, working one on one with David.

Cost:$545 for 73 hours of Applied Permaculture / Ecological Landscaping training

$100 Deposit holds your spot in this course

Course fee includes full course materials,lunch, coffee, tea + snacks and refreshments, handouts, field trips, guest instructors and camping on-site,and project specific tools/ materials.

Limited to 10 participants, please inquiry about the work study position discount.

Email : postcarbonmaine@gmail.com for more info & application form

Checks/ Deposits can be mailed to:

David Homa

146 Brackett Street

Westbrook, Maine 04092

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