Introduction to Permaculture Module - September 13 & 14
Design Your Land Module - September 27, October 25 & November 8
- Would you like your land to provide bountiful food, fuel and other products, while taking care of the soil, water and air?
- Do you want your land to be able to withstand natural disasters, such as drought, flooding and intense storms?
- Are you interested in (re)designing your land to work more with nature?
- Do you live in Eastern Canada and want to learn techniques appropriate to our cold climate?
- Are you interested in learning permaculture applied to your land and being mentored by designers?
We invite you to join our "Design Your Land: Applied Design Course", which includes:
- Permaculture principles, ethics, design process
- Zones and sectors, patterns in nature
- Trees and basics of food forests
- Soil, composting, eco-sanitation
- Animals and aquaculture
- Basic mapping
- Microclimates, season extension and greenhouses
- Designing with the sun and passive solar buildings
- Water and earthworks
- Design for catastrophe, extreme weather, windbreaks, fire-breaks
- Assessing your land
- Working with a design mentor
This course consists of the Introduction Module (one weekend), plus the Design Your Land Module (three Saturday's of hands-on design work and support from a mentor).
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Facilitators & Design Mentors: Bonita Ford, Sebastien Bacharach and Douglas Barnes
Hosted at Aster Lane Edibles, in Kinburn, ON.