[Sdpg] PDC for International Development & Social Entrepreneurship, Early Bird Discount coming up April 15

Quail Springs Permaculture info at quailsprings.org
Thu Apr 11 14:13:35 PDT 2013


JUNE 24 - JULY 7, 2013

Early Bird Reg date:  April 15, 2013. $1450.
Ask about Full Time Student discount and Partial Work Trade  
positions!  Payment plans, Couples and PDC refresher rates available.

Convened by Quail Springs Permaculture and True Nature Design

Warren Brush with Quail Springs and True Nature Design
Joseph Lentunyoi of the Maasai people, Permaculture Research Institute  
of Kenya and Nyumbani Village
with a diverse roster of guest instructors and practitioners in the  

Permaculture is an integrated design system that provides a framework  
for consciously designed landscapes that provide diversity, stability,  
and resilience for individuals and communities.  This course will  
assist you and your organization in integrating into your projects:  
Holistic Design  -  Increased Food Security  -  Community-Based  
Development - Waste Cycling  -  Sustainability Education  -  Clean  
Water and Drought Proofing   - Health  and Nutrition  -  Sustainable  
Vocations & Enterprise  -  Collaborative Strategies

This course is designed for people who work with non-government  
organizations or government agencies, who are community organizers  
working in international development and/or social entrepreneurship,  
as well as volunteers and students with dedicated interest in the  
subject matter.

TOPICS INCLUDE:  Integrated Design, Composting, Water Harvesting,  
Compost Toilets, Waste Cycling, Earthworks, Rocket Stoves, Design  
Priorities, Ecological Building, Aquaculture, Bio-Sand Filtration,  
Broad Acre Applications, Food Forestry, Bio-Engineering, Resilient  
Food Production, Greywater Systems, Livestock Integration, Soil  
building, Watershed Restoration, Integrated Pest Mgmt, Biomimicry,  
Appropriate Technology, Peacemaking, Conflict Resolution, Community  
Organizing, Drought Proofing Landscapes, Rebuilding Springs, Refugee  
Camp Strategies


Our instruction team is comprised of a diverse mix of special guest  
instructors led by Warren Brush and Joseph Lentunyoi.

Warren Brush is a Permaculture designer and teacher as well as a  
mentor and storyteller.  Warren is co-founder of Quail Springs  
Permaculture, Regenerative Earth Farms, Sustainable Vocations,  
Wilderness Youth Project, and his Permaculture design company, True  
Nature Design.  He works extensively in Permaculture education and  
sustainable systems design in North America, Africa, Middle East,  
Europe, and Australia.

Joseph Lentunyoi is from the Maasai tribe, and is co-founder of the  
Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya, to which he brings extensive  
practical knowledge of sustainable farming as well as teaching  
experience.  Joseph is the Sustainability Director for Nyumbani  
Village, where over 900 children live who have been orphaned by HIV  
related diseases, alongside teaching and designing using permaculture  
techniques extensively in East Africa.


Jeremiah Kidd, Global Permaculture Designer and Educator
Cathe’ Fish , Founder of Practical Permaculture Research Institute
Lyn Hebenstreit, Co-Founder of Global Resource Alliance
Tara Blasco, Co-Founder of Global Resource Alliance
Loren Luyendyk, Co-Founder of Surfer’s Without Borders
Alissa Sears, Global Betterment Director at Christie Communications
Jeannette Acosta, Indigenous Permaculture Designer and Educator
Daniel Parra-Hensel, Permaculture Designer and Educator
Brenton Kelly, Principle Farm Educator for Quail Springs Permaculture
Tom Cole, Principle Agricultural Advisor with Save the Children

LOCATION:  Quail Springs Permaculture in the Southern California  
mountains  www.quailsprings.org  Quail Springs is an ideal drylands  
site to learn about permaculture for international development.


Cost includes instruction, certification, catered meals, and camping  
Cost: $1,650 (a deposit of $300 reserves your space with the balance  
due by June 10)
Early Bird: $1,450 for payment in full by April 15
Ask about Discounts (PDC Refresher, Couples, Families) and Partial  
Work Trade positions.

Fill out Online Pre-Registration:

CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS: Kolmi Majumdar, info at quailsprings.org

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