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Limestone Permaculture

PDC1 Autumn 2024 - Protracted 14 day Permaculture Design Course

Our 14 day protracted 'PDC' provides ALL you need to design your Urban & Rural Homesteads. Supported by 7 guest teachers, 2 field days & a course full of inspiration, a Limestone Permaculture PDC passes on the knowledge, wisdom & skills to empower your permaculture journey & act upon your vision.

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PDC1 Autumn 2024 - Protracted 14 day Permaculture Design Course
PDC1 Autumn 2024 - Protracted 14 day Permaculture Design Course

Time & Location

Feb 24, 2024, 9:00 AM GMT+11 – May 26, 2024, 4:00 PM GMT+10

Limestone Permaculture, 846 The Bucketts Way, Stroud Road NSW 2415, Australia

About the Event

Our 14 day protracted 'Permaculture Design Course' over three months provides slowed & absorbed learnings to implement on your Urban & Rural  Homesteads in a wide variety of landscapes & climates within NSW.

Supported by 7 guest teachers, two field days and innovative strategies & techniques, a Limestone Permaculture PDC provides the knowledge, wisdom & skills to empower your permaculture journey & act upon your vision! 

For more information, please visit:  https://www.limestonepermaculture.com/permaculture-design-certificate

Course: 14 Day - Permaculture Design Certificate Course (2024 PDC1 - Autumn)

Course Fee - $2600  ($600 initial deposit for registration)

2024 Dates: 

Feb - 24th / 25th

Mar - 9th / 10th, 

(note there will be a 4 week break instead of the normal 2 weeks)

April - 6th / 7th and 20th / 21st, 

May - 4th / 5th and 18th / 19th, 

June - 1st & 2nd

Time:  9am - 4pm

Venue: Limestone Permaculture Farm (846 The Bucketts Way, STROUD ROAD. NSW 2415)

Includes:  - Earth Restorer's Guide to Permaculture (2023 Edition) by Rosemary Morrow

             - Seasonally inspired, nourishing wholefoods morning tea & lunch throughout the course. 

             - Learning onsite at Limestone Permaculture Demonstration Farm. 

             - 7x Guest teachers and 2x Permaculture Farm site visits - 

             - Course notes & presentations provided

             - Your very own permaculture property design

             - PDC Group Facebook page, specific to your class for continued learning online throughout and after the course!

            -  Limestone Alumni Facebook Group page for students completing their PDC with Limestone.

Price: $2600 per person > ( $600 deposit with balance $2000 required by  16th Feb 2024)

If you need to establish a payment plan to pay the course fee by installments over the period leading up to the PDC, please contact us at limestone.permaculture@gmail.com

We are happy to facilitate this, but ask you to set up this plan prior to the course, so that the full fee is paid by the time the PDC commences. 

Specific topics include:

* Permaculture ... what is it?

* The Ethics & Principles of Permaculture

* Principles of Ecology

* Reading the Landscape

* Patterns & their value in permaculture

* The Holistic Design Process, Strategies & Techniques

* Domestic Water & Water in the Landscape

* Soils - Health, Aliveness, Erosion & Regeneration

* Climatic Factors & their impacts.

* Earth Working and Resources / Appropriate Technology

* Intensive Plant Guilds, Plant Stacking, Diversity & Successive systems

* The importance of Trees & Forests

* Shelter-belt Design

* Design for Extreme Events & Climate Change

* Urban & Rural Farming & Gardening

* Zone 0 - Home & Hub

* Zone 1- Home Food Garden

* Zone 2 - Home Orchard & Small Animal Management

* Zone 3 - Cropping, Market Gardening & Medium Animals

* Zone 4 - Regenerative Farming & Large Animals

* Zone 5 - Natural Forest & Wildness

* Weed Ecology - indicators & accumulators

* Integrated Pest Management

* Aquaculture

* Sustainable Communities / Social Permaculture

* Income from Permaculture / Managing your Permaculture Projects

* Celebrating Permaculture

Submission of all design assignments are required to complete this PDC.

Tickets

  • 2024 Autumn PDC1 - Deposit

    If paying by Bank Transfer please make payment now to: Acc name: Limestone Trust BSB 062814 Acc 10381233 Full Price: $2600 per person - $600 deposit upon registration. ($2000 balance required using Bank Transfer by Friday 9th Feb 2024)

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