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Permaculture Design Course – Nettle’s Guild
May 13, 2016 - May 15, 2016| $1080
This course is divided into four 3 day sessions, each with a common theme. Participants can choose to attend 1 or more sessions or take the full design course.
*To receive a Permaculture Design Certificate participants must take the full course and complete a design project.
Taking Individual Sessions:
Participants are welcome to take as many of the sessions as they choose.
Taking the Full Course:
Participants are welcome to attend all of the sessions. Full course participants will also recieve numerous hours of one on one mentorship and additional permaculture design/mapping workshops from course facilitators as they undergo their design projects.
Sessions 1: May 13th-15th Ecology and Communities
Sessions 2: July 8th – 10th Climate Change, Climate Justice and Drought Tolerant Gardening
Sessions 3: Sept 9th – 11th Soil and Bioremediation
Sessions 4: Nov 4th – 6th Natural Building and Green Technology
Friday 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
1 Session – $300
Full Design Course – $1080 (10% discount for taking all sessions)
We are always looking for donations to help fund this course and make it more accessible. Please check out our donation page for more information.
NO ONE TURNED AWAY FOR LACK OF FUNDS!
1) Payment Plan – participants can choose to create an equal installment payment plan catered to their needs.
2) Pay What You Can – if the pricing is still not accessible for you we will work with you to determine a price that works for you.
3) Barter – We support alternative forms of economy and are happy to trade for a portion of your course fee. Thing we often need include art, marketing skills, work trades etc…
Location and Accessibility:
Home base will be at the Hastings Community Learning Garden, a 2000sq ft permaculture demonstration garden nestled next to the Hastings Community Center (3096 E Hastings St) on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples.
The Community Center and much of the garden is entirely accessible, however some portions of the garden may offer difficulty for those with trouble navigating slopes and uneven terrain. Please let us know you have any concerns and we will do our best to support you.
We will also be travelling to a number of sites including the Strathcona Community Garden, Copley Orchard, and Cates Park. All travel plans will be organized after the beginning of the course.