Posted on | May 27, 2012 | No Comments
For those of you who have obtained a PDC or have a strong foundation in Permaculture design principles and methodologies, this course near the Twin Cities is for you:
This workshop week includes the acclaimed SouthWoods Homestead Design Series curriculum plus daily design assignments, exercises, design critiques, private work space, tools, and desk. Work at your own pace with 24 hour access to the SouthWoods design lab, plant database, and library.
Included are intensive hands-on polyculture development, assessing ecological services, and installations of plant polycultures and forest garden patches. Students will experience material sourcing and purchasing at wholesale suppliers and use implementation models, management guides, and supportive templates for their own concepts.
Each student receives:
A 1 year designer subscription and tutorial for the Natural Capital™ Plant Database.
Pre- Course Site Assessment Workbook (33 pages).
All workshop tools and materials for the design process, in addition to technique guidance, and concept consultation.
A complete design experience from site assessment, concept and materials calculations to purchasing and installation.
A completed personal homestead design.
A deep and scientifically backed understanding of natural processes and resources which support a permaculture lifestyle.