[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

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.

Lead Instructors

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 
about Permaculture.

The Permaculture Design Course for International Development and Social Entrepreneurship
is presented by Quail Springs Permaculture

in association with

Casitas Valley Creamery & Farm
Christie Communications
Empowerment Works
Forest Voices
Global Resource Alliance
Living Mandala
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
June 10)


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.

Kolmi Majumdar

Quail Springs Permaculture

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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