POST CARBON DESIGNS
Education 
     2014 Applied Permaculture Training

Facilitated by David Homa (Post Carbon Designs).Gain the skills needed for applying Permaculture concepts & design. Work in small groups to analyze natural systems in action, identify problems and implement designs at local permaculture sites in Southern Maine. 

Experiential learning will connect skills with Permaculture core principles such as zones & sectors, explore seasonal iterations of a Permaculture design in practice, and ultimately build confidence with implementing and installing Permaculture designs.

 There will also be several guest practitioners leading hands on demonstrations including Mycologist Dan Agro and Orchardist Jesse Stevens

This course is an excellent compliment to other Permaculture design training you may have already had. Applied Training pre-requisite: PDC Completion, or currently enrolled, or Design Short Course. 

Course includes 62 hours of Applied Permaculture Training in:

Soil building: Green manures, Sheet mulching and Hugelkultur,Water in the Landscape: Rainwater catchment and Pond creation,Season Extension,Seed Saving,Pruning .Plant Propagation & Grafting,Garden design / layout selection,Permaculture Plants for the Northeast,Polycultures, Guilds and Forest Gardening,Swales and terracing,Mycology in the Landscape,Returning the Surplus: composting and mulching,Animals in the Landscape,Outdoor Kitchens,Permaculture and Bees,Urban Gardening,Tool Selection and Material Gathering.

...plus 12 Onsite Training Hours ,scheduled separately with the instructor based on your availability.

Onsite Training :Real client based projects, working one on one with David.They will occur in urban (Portland), rural, and suburban (greater Portland ,Kennebunk and Freeport communities).  




Dates:March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, and August 10 & 11

Course Requirements

One Saturday per month*: (March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12)

..and

1 Full Weekend* : August 9 & 10

* Location: Homa Homestead,(Otisfield,Maine). 

Class time will run from 9am to 4pm each day.

...plus 12 Onsite Training Hours ,scheduled separately with the instructor based on your availability.

Onsite Training :Real client based projects, working one on one with David.They will occur in urban (Portland), rural, and suburban (greater Portland , Kennebunk and Freeport communities).  

61 total hours of Applied Permaculture Training!

Cost:$525 for 61 hours of Applied Permaculture training

 $95 Deposit holds your spot in this course (Feb 22 deadline)

Course fee includes full course materials, coffee, tea + snacks and refreshments, handouts, field trips, guest instructors and camping on-site,and project specific tools/ materials.

Limited to 10 participants, please inquire about the work study position discount



Course Application & Inquiries

Please fill out the following information and include any questions you may have. Also,please indicate if you prefer your Course application to be sent via email or post delivery. 
                                 

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 Please indicate your level of experience with Permaculture. (Intro to Permaculture Course,Short Course, PDC Graduate,Practitioner, etc.  )
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Checks/ Deposits can be mailed to: 
David Homa 
27 Jordan Lane 
Otisfield, Maine 04270

postcarbonmaine@gmail.com                                      www.postcarbondesigns.com

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