Do you want to be a part of the problem or the solution? Learn how Permaculture can help solve the problems of the world, by not just redesigning existing farms to conserve and regenerate soil, saving and storing water, restituting damaged landscapes, but changing the very basis of current economics by building sustainable and abundant local communities! Watch the video to know more what Permaculture is and what a ‘Permaculture Design Certificate Course’ can do for you and the world around you!

I am interested in attending this course!

Gardens of Abundance is super excited to announce ‘PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE’ (PDC) happening this December.

Permaculture (permanent Agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, Stability and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way. Without permaculture there is no possibility of a stable social order. – Bill Mollison.

Permaculture design is a system of assembling conceptual, material and strategic components in a pattern which functions to benefit life in all its forms.

Course Dates :
13th December (Sunday) – 27th December 2015 (Sunday).

Course Instructor :
Sai Prasanna Kumar G

This course is a 72+ hours INTENSIVE Permaculture Design course, which includes class-room sessions as well as hands on practicums. The curriculum is based on the ‘Permaculture Design Manual’ by Bill Mollison, the founder of the Permaculture Movement.

The modules which will be covered, are as follows:
1. Introduction to Permaculture – Ethics and Principles
2. Concepts and Themes
3. Methods of Design (Design Practicum starts)
4. Patterns and Pattern application
5. Climate Analysis and Landscape Profiles
6. Trees and their Energy Transactions
7. Water
8. Soils and soil building mechanisms (practicum)
9. Earthworks and Earth Resources (practicum)
10. Climatic factors and Design
11. Aquaculture, Gardening strategies (practicum)
12. Restituting Damaged landscapes, Broad Acre regeneration
13. Ecological House and Habitat design
(Design Exercise starts)
14. Alternative Technologies
15. Permaculture in the Indian Scenario – Challenges and solutions
16. Urban Permaculture Strategies
17. People Systems and Permaculture Nation
18. Design Exercise Submission and Review
19. Affirmations and Next Steps for students

It draws from the vast amounts of knowledge from various classic books and upon traditional knowledge and is designed to give you a broad understanding of the Permaculture Design Methodology.

There will be 5 to 7 hours of class room training every day along with Video Screenings and group activities in the evenings. Course includes at least one design project exercise that the participants must fulfill and upon submission of which they will be awarded ‘Permaculture Design Certificates’ from the Instructors by the end of the course

Bringing Laptops will certainly help with the design practicum.
Internet will be provided for 1 hour everyday for personal usage, although it will be provided during the class as required.

Course fee – Rs. 25,000 /-
(Including Accommodation and Food)

~DISCOUNTED FEE IS APPLICABLE TO STUDENTS AND THOSE INVOLVED IN NGOs, ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS!

~IN THE TRUE SPIRIT OF PERMACULTURE, THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY TAKEN A PDC ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, ARE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN THIS, BY PAYING ONLY THE ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD EXPENSES!
NO TUITION FEE IS APPLICABLE!

Call Sai (9951452345) for more information and registration.

VENUE:
12-1-170/46P, Hanuman Nagar, Jaipuri Colony, Nagole, Hyderabad – 500 068