[Santa_Cruz_Permaculture] Hands-On Permaculture Skills Camp- Oct 17-30- California's Central Coast

L. Santoyo santoyo at earthflow.com
Tue Oct 5 15:41:56 PDT 2010

*Hands-On Permaculture Skills Camp- **Certificate Course and Organic Farm
We return for our third year to Four Elements Farm to live the rhythm of
farm life and experience hands-on permaculture.
*October 17-30, 2010  |  San Luis Obispo County


The site for our course is Four Elements Farm, a 47 acre Natural Building
Learning Center and organic farm nestled in the steep chaparral hills of
California's central coast. Hands-on opportunities on the organic farm and
garden abound throughout the course: chickens, beekeeping, composting, fruit
tree management, harvesting, planting and more. The farm is also home to 4
Elements Foods and Elemental Herbs Co.

As both backdrop and center stage for the design course, the farm provides
us with the opportunity to experience the revitalization process associated
with the use of permaculture principles. Halfway between San Francisco and
Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo is America's coastal heartland, where
agriculture and ranching are still important parts of life. The Farm is
minutes away from world-class wine country and unspoiled beaches... Optional
field trips, wine tasting beaches, farmers markets and Big Sur Excursion.

*A Certificate Course for Students, **Homeowners, ** **Land Managers
**& **Design
Professionals *
This training includes the most inspiring examples of sustainable land use
and human ingenuity from around the world.

   - Principles of Natural Systems Design
   - Sacred Geometry of Fire, Water, Earth and Air
   - Simple Steps Toward a Sustainable Lifestyle
   - Natural Building & Property Development
   - Adding Beauty & Value to Your Home
   - Organizing Eco Neighborhoods
   - Strategies for Energy Descent & Peak Oil
   - Localizing Food Production & Eco-Agriculture
   - Green Business Strategies
   - Finding your Right-Livelihood Career

Larry Santoyo, Director, EarthFlow Design Works and Scott Pittman, President
of the Permaculture Institute- are among the most experienced Permaculture
Instructors in the US and abroad.

TUITION: $1550.00
Includes tuition, meals, campsite and certification. Cash, Check or Credit
Cards accepted
Contact us about attending partial course- day rates also available.

Note: $250 non-refundable deposit required

info at earthflow.com
(805) 459-0452
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