Regional Events

Surveying & Planning Water Harvesting Earthworks

Explore and implement the 2018 PINA Design Contest winning project: Integrated Water Harvesting Earthworks.  This one day workshop will cover everything you need to know to plan water harvesting earthworks including the selection, surveying, design, sizing, permitting, weather and other considerations.  Get hands-on experience surveying the new pond at Aprovecho.  This workshop will include pre-construction preparation for the earthworks.  A second workshop is offered following the excavator work.  Advanced registration is required.  Contact us if you're interested in work trade. Videography assistance especially welcome.

Date
15 June
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15 June
2019
Location
80574 Hazelton Road, Cottage Grove, OR, USA
Organizer(s):

Tao Orion, Abel Kloster,

Price

$50, work trade possible

Permaculture Design Course with an Urban Focus

Earn your permaculture design certificate in this two week intensive hands-on course at Garfield Community Farm, Pittsburgh’s largest urban permaculture farm. Study with the author of Bioshelter Market Garden and the Food Forest Handbook, Darrell Frey, farm director John Creasy, Elizabeth Lynch and other regional experts. Course certified through the Permaculture Institute of North America. Registration Cost.$1200.00 includes some meals Registration with food and housing $1650.00 _Garfield Community Farm , Pittsburgh, PA Lead instructors_ Darrell Frey, John Creasy, Elizabeth Lynch

Date
17 June
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29 June
2019
Location
Garfield Community Farm, 509 Wicklow St, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
Organizer(s):

Darrell Frey,

Price

$1200

Earth Activist Training Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Learn the skills of regenerative design with a grounding in spirit and a focus on organizing and activism--and bring the family to this one! This residential PDC course is held concurrently with the OUR Little Permies Camp, a homeschool, unschool, educational immersion program for kids that runs alongside the PDC and welcomes entire families to learn together! O.U.R. Ecovillage is an incredible model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, ecological, and economic well being; Earth Activist Training has been bringing our PDC course to this location for years. Taught by Starhawk, Charles Williams and guests.

Date
28 June
-
14 July
2019
Location
O.U.R. Ecovillage, Baldy Mountain Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
Organizer(s):

Starhawk ,

Price

$1230 CAD food and camping extra

Building Water Harvesting Earthworks

Second in the Contest Design implementation series, this workshop will focus on working with excavation equipment, dam building, and preparing for water collection. This one day workshop will build on the previous event, but can also be taken as a stand alone course. Participants will help finish up the new pond at Aprovecho.  Advanced registration is required. Contact us if you are interested in work trade. Videography assistance especially welcome.

Date
7 July
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7 July
2019
Location
Aprovecho Research Center, Hazelton Road, Cottage Grove, OR, USA
Organizer(s):

Abel Kloster, Tao Orion,

Price

$50, work trade possible

Permaculture Design Course

Our team of world-renowned and locally grounded teachers from across Michigan creates a stimulating atmosphere for group learning. West Michigan’s wonderland of natural beauty and the homestead systems of Blue Sky Farm provide a laboratory for learning. We will have time to tell stories, make music, and swim in the lake, while reflecting on the urgent challenges of our times.

Date
14 July
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27 July
2019
Location
Montague, MI, USA
Organizer(s):

Peter Bane, Rhonda Baird, Keith Johnson, Penny Krebiehl

Price

$1295 - $1395 per date of registration

OAEC Permaculture Design Certification – 2019 Summer

This Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) is a two-week residential intensive at OAEC from July 20 - August 2 (check-in is between 4-5pm on Saturday the 20th, and the course ends at noon on Friday the 2nd). Using a combination of lecture, discussion, hands-on activities at OAEC’s 80-acre site, visits to local permaculture sites, and a group design project, you will have the chance to integrate and apply the concepts of permaculture design methodology during almost 100 hours of course time. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Permaculture Design.

Date
20 July
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2 August
2019
Location
15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA, USA
Organizer(s):

Kendall Dunnigan, Brock Dolman,

Price

$1600 Early Bird/$1700 Regular

Permaculture Design Course, Washington

Full Permaculture Design Certificate Course including over 100 hours of lecture, hands-on activities, and exercises. The course will start by covering the basic nuts & bolts of permaculture design (principles, process, methods, etc.) and provide you with the tools you need to see the world through holistic lenses. Then the course will provide you with a variety tools that you can use when creating your own designs. Come join us for this amazing course at one of the most mature permaculture sites in North America!

Date
13 August
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27 August
2019
Location
Orcas Island, WA, USA
Organizer(s):

Dave Boehnlein, Doug Bullock, Sam Bullock, John Valenzuela

Price

$1,535

Permaculture Design Course

Join this full Permaculture Design Certificate Course including over 72 hours of lecture, hands-on activities, and exercises. The course will start by covering the basic nuts & bolts of permaculture design (principles, process, methods, etc.) and provide you with the tools you need to see the world through holistic lenses. Learn a variety tools that you can use when creating your own designs and projects. Please note that this course is intensive! If you’re looking for a dawn to dusk, information-loaded Design Course, this is the one for you! Instructors: Dave Boehnlein, Perri DeJarnette, Greg Strella, Joe Murray

Date
25 August
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6 September
2019
Location
Pearlstone Center, Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown, MD, USA
Organizer(s):

Dave Boehnlein,

Price

$1435-$1535

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