[San Diego, CA Permaculture] PDC for International Development at Quail Springs - Last Day to Inquire for Early Bird discount TODAY!
Quail Springs Permaculture
info at quailsprings.org
Thu May 15 14:24:02 PDT 2014
Permaculture Design Course for International Development & Social Entrepreneurship
at Quail Springs, June 21 - July 5, 2014
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION $200 OFF THE COURSE FEE - INQUIRE TODAY and you can take
until Monday the 18th to finalize registration.
Register with a friend or family member for $150 off each, or with 2 friends or family
members for $200 off each.
Payment plans possible!
Contact to learn more: info at quailsprings.org
Permaculture Design Course for International Development and Social Entrepreneurship
June 21 - July 5, 2014
at Quail Springs Permaculture in the Southern California mountains
This course will assist you and your organization with integrating into your projects:
* Increased Food Security
* Community-Based Development
* Waste Cycling
* Sustainability Education
* Clean Water and Drought Proofing
* Health and Nutrition
* Sustainable Vocations & Enterprise
The course gives participants theory and practice for integrating Permaculture's
systems-thinking and design strategies into their work and study, while gaining
an internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certification.
Warren Brush of Quail Springs, Casitas Valley Farms, and True Nature Design, and
Joseph Lentunyoi of the Maasai people and Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya
will be co-leading the course, bringing in diverse presenters and instructors.
Presenters & Guest Instructors
* Jeanette Acosta - Tribal Indigenous Knowledge, Permaculture Teacher
* Tara Blasco - Co-founder of Global Resource Alliance
* Tom Cole - Former Director Save the Children Uganda, Consultant
* Noah Jackson - Founder of Forest Voices
* Jay Markert - Founder of Living Mandala
* Alissa Sears - Leader of Strategic Planning & Global Betterment with Christie
* Janice Setser - Former Program Manager with Mercy Corps, Consultant
* Melanie St. James - Co-Founder of Empowerment Works
* Brenton Kelly, Andrew Clinard & Lindsay Allen - Quail Springs' Farm Management
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
Location & Hosting: The course is hosted at Quail Springs' 450-acre wilderness center
and a 20-acre working farm focused on modeling and teaching the concepts and practices
of sustainability. We are located 32 miles east of Santa Barbara and are surrounded
by Los Padres National Forest. This land is an ideal drylands site for learning
The Permaculture Design Course for International Development and Social Entrepreneurship
is presented by Quail Springs Permaculture
in association with
Casitas Valley Creamery & Farm
Global Resource Alliance
Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya
Santa Barbara Permaculture Network
True Nature Design
Cost includes instruction, certification, catered meals, and camping accommodations.
Cost: $1,650 (a deposit of $300 reserves your space with the full balance due by
Early Bird - $200 off for registering by May 15, 2014
PDC Refresher - $200 discount for participants with a previous 72-hr PDC
Register with a friend or family member for $150 off each, or with 2 friends or
family members for $200 off each.
Check or Money Order - $25 discount, payment by check or money order
Please contact Kolmi Majumdar at info at quailsprings.org for more info or to register
or please visit the course webpage
Quail Springs Permaculture is nonprofit organization dedicated to demonstrating and teaching holistic ways of designing human environments, restoring and revitalizing the land and community, and facilitating deeper understandings of ourselves and one another through immersive experiences in nature.
Quail Springs Permaculture
QUAIL SPRINGS PERMACULTURE 2014 CALENDAR
June 21 - July 5. Permaculture Design Course for International Development and Social Entrepreneurship
July 26-27. Quail Springs Summer Farm Benefit & Tour
August 9-10. Buckskin Moccasins, a Wild Series Workshop
September 26-28. Introduction to Permaculture Weekend
October 2-5. Land Restoration Training Course
October 16-19. Applied Aquaponics Course
October 25 - November 8. Quail Springs Permaculture Design Course
November 10-12. Applied Permaculture Design Weekend
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