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WildflowerSchool and Research Center, inc SustainableLiving thru Permaculture Taught by committed Permaculturists whowant to get the Permaculture "word out!"
The Spring 2015 Class will beparticularly extensive in Hands-On Experience for both urban and farmsettings
Young Farmer Scholarships (ages 21-32) available for Spring Class that makes the course essentially free, thanks to the generosity of our teachers. Application here
Next class starts Feb 28, 2015
Eight Weekends, Saturday and Sunday, from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm
Dates in Greenville, TX are Feb 28; Mar 1, 14, 15, 28, 29; Apr 11, 12, 25, 26; May 2, 3, 16, 17; June 6, 7. Graduation Day (you present your design this day) is Jun 7, 2015.
Cost is $425 for class includes $100 non-refundable deposit. You can pay the deposit in advance and pay for the classes at $70 a weekend until the balance is paid. Please call Terry if you want to do this
Class is taught by Terry Jensen, Warren Sippel, Jr, Becky Baggett and other Permaculture Certificate Holders and experts in their field
Although this is a Permaculture Design Course and covers all the curriculum for it set out by Bill Mollison, the program is more than that. It has 4 additional days so that we can give additional curriculum and much extra hands-on experience. Most of the hands-on experience will be at a new 70-acre Permaculture ecovillage.
To register, send your name, address, email address, phone number along with check or money order made out to Wildflower School & Research Center, Inc., and addressed to Wildflower School, % Terry Jensen, 2714 Washington St, #182, Greenville, TX 75401.
Young Farmer Scholarships (ages 20 – 32) are also available. If you know a candidate, please pass this information to them. Application for scholarship here
All of us at Wildflower School and Research Center, Inc, believe that Permaculture should be available at costs that allow anyone who wants to practice it an affordable way to get the knowledge. In these uncertain times of food quality and climate change, it is more important than ever to learn and practice Permaculture.
Class meets each day with 2 short breaks and lunch break. All students will take turns on the set up and cleanup crews. There will be homework in the time between weekend classes and design work and audits to be completed before Permaculture Design Certificate is awarded.
More information daily about sustainable living, growing organic food, homesteading, living in our off-the-grid ecovillage, Permaculture, natural building, and events at http://facebook.com/dfwecovillage/
Please call me if you have questions or concerns, Terry 972 251-1532
The average farmer in the U.S. is now almost 65 years old. This is scary! We needyoung farmers. We offer Young Farmer Scholarships foraspiring organic farmers from age 21 – age 32. We haveseveral Young Farmer Scholarships in the2015 Spring Class thanks to our very generous teachers. Aapplicants should apply here at this time.With a scholarship, the class is free and you will get a Permaculture Certificate when you finish the required work.There is a $50 deposit for scholarship students that is returned to you when youget your certificate.
Refunds: What if I pay and can not takethe class? $100 is a deposit to hold your place in the class and is notrefundable. The remainder will be refunded with 3-day notice before the classstarts.
Can’t Finish: What if I start the class andthen can’t finish? If you have attended most of the classes, you can take the remainder of the class at a future time:Finishing the class within 18 months. If you have not attended the majorityof the classes, there will be a fee to resume classes.
Sustainable Living with Permaculture Course
Permaculture Ethics and Principles What is Off-the-Grid, Sustainable Living? How Does Permaculture Contribute? Goals for Sustainable Living It All Starts with the Sun and Soil It Quickly Ends without Water Perennial Edibles Design Trees
Understanding and Building Soil Earthworks and Keyline; Swales and Ponds Natural Building The Earth and the Sun Understanding Solar Radiation Growing Polycultures and Perennial Foods Designing Permaculture Zones & Food Forests and More
Note: Permaculture Design Course is an overview of allaspects of Sustainable Living. We will cover those but… We do give expanded time to certain subjects
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