2-Week PDC with Cascadia Permaculture


Cascadia Permaculture Institute’s Permaculture Design Course with Jude Hobbs, Marisha Auerbach, Abel Kloster, and guests

May 17 – 29, 2017

Certified by Cascadia Permaculture Institute and the Permaculture Institute of North American (PINA)

Tuition (includes instruction, materials, housing, and 3 meals a day throughout the program): $1,500. The early bird discount is $75 with registration by April 17th for a total tuition of $1,425.

Join the Cascadia Permaculture Institute this spring for our 2 week comprehensive permaculture design course.  This course will help you gain a clear understanding of the theory and practice of ecological design through lecture, discussion, slideshows, design projects, and hands-on experience.  May is the perfect time to deepen your understanding of natural systems and how they can inform design.

Topics in our course include:

  • Permaculture Ethics & Principles
  • Mapping & Design Exercises
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Observation & Site Analysis
  • Ecology & Natural Cycles
  • Garden Design & Establishment
  • Useful Plants & Planting Strategies
  • Water Harvesting, Management, & Conservation
  • Soils & Soil Building Strategies
  • Animals in the System
  • Forests, Agroforestry, & Tree Crops
  • Ecological Building
  • Appropriate Technology
  • Urban Permaculture
  • Village Design
  • Cooperative Economics & more!

To read Jude Hobbs’ bio, click here.

To read Marisha Auerbach’s bio, click here.

To read Abel Kloster’s bio, click here.

If you have questions on course content contact:

Jude Hobbs cascadiapc@gmail.com

Marisha Auerbach at: marisha.permaculturerising@gmail.com

Abel Kloster at: abelkloster@gmail.com

If you have any questions about registration or life at Aprovecho, please contact Maryam Mathieu at maryam@aprovecho.net.

I will never look at my world in the same way again. This hugely powerful, yet common-sense knowledge, is the key in unlocking the door leading to a future of health for our planet, power through self-reliance, understanding of interlocking ecological systems and ultimately a sustainable future for all of earth’s inhabitants.   –Mark 


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