The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece)
The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece)
Details
Commenced:
01/01/0001
Submitted:
26/08/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
GR
Website:
www.permaculturegreece.gr
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





My Projects

(projects i'm involved in)


Followers
Alex Clifton Alexander Axelsson Alexandru Traşcă-Stăncioi Alper Can Kılıç Betty Farnum Bram van Overbeeke Daniel Halsey Daniel  Parra Hensel David Rivera Ospina Dimitri Podaras Dustin wallerwork@gmail.com Elias Charalambides Eugenia Pantopoulou Fez / Drew McCarty G.GAMZE OZKAN Gordon Williams Grifen Hope heinrich lorenzen Hubert de Kalbermatten Iordanis Charalampides Iraz Candas Jackie Lehn James Reid James R. Diegel Jan-Erik Gagnum Jesse Leavitt John Ubele Lisa Trocchia-Balkits Lorenzo Di Sandro Lorraine Ciarallo Marko Alavanja Martin Zickendraht Miron Barabakh Nick Huggins Nikola Stojanoski Nora Bouhaddada Paul Ciaramitaro Paul Tan Paula Miller Peter Andonyadis Pietro Zucchetti Rachel Nagle shaun plumtree Soterios Hatzikirou Starr Brainard Stavros Michael Steve Gardin Timothy McKenzie Tina Lymberis Tom Kendall Vasiliy Kiryanov Viktor gruber

Back to The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece)

Permaculture Design Course (PDC) Kefalonia 14-26 April, 2014

Project: The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece)

Posted by maria baltazzi almost 6 years ago

The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas presents a 13 Day Intensive Permaculture Design Course on the beautiful island of Kefalonia, Greece. Over 13 days you will acquire the practical skills to regenerate any landscape and to design productive ecos

 

In this certified 72 hour course you will learn:

Basics of Permaculture Design
Recognising patterns in nature
Soil biology, rehabilitation & erosion control
Specialized compost & worm farm
Fungus use and cultivation
Earth works & water harvesting strategies
Grey water treatment
Drought proofing
Wind breaks & fire control
Integrated pest & disease management
Designing & implementing a food forest
Designing micro climates
Natural buildings & bioclimatic design
Integrated animal systems
Basics in aquaculture & aquaponics
Efficient tool handling and appropriate technologies
Transition Towns

 

The morning sessions of the course will be in the classroom and the afternoon sessions will be spent outside doing practical exercises. There will be one free day for you to explore the island.  You will also get to experience Greek Easter on Sunday the 20th of April, which is the most important date of the year for the locals.

Course Instructor


Nicolas Netien is an environmental engineer specializing in waste management and sustainable community development. He obtained his Permaculture Design Certificate in 2007 in New Zealand with Grifen Hope, Darren Doherty and Joe Polaischer as well as an internship with internationally renowned permaculture teacher and designer Geoff Lawton at Zaytuna Farm, Australia where he completed his teacher training course. After extensive consulting work, Nicolas now lives in Cyprus and is the manager of the organically certified Atsas Farm – a dry-land agro ecology integrated system and a demonstration site.
The course will be run in English with translations of terms into Greek.

Course Location

Kefalonia is thought to be one of the jewels of the Ionian sea and one of the most beautiful islands of Greece. It is the largest of the Ionian group of islands and its capital is Argostoli. Kefalonia is home to numerous natural attractions, from the famous Melissani cave (the beautiful home of the nymphs in Greek Mythology) to its population of endangered loggerhead turtles, which nest at Kaminia beach under the watchful protection of the Sea Turtle Protection society. The island has a mild climate with excellent beaches, diverse and dramatic scenery, wonderful bays and inlets and it is also famous world wide for the its rich historical monuments from the ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Venetian era. For island hopping Kefalonia is ideally situated for visiting other close islands, namely Lefkada, Ithaki, Zakynthos and Corfu.

 

Accommodation


The course will take place outside the town of Skala. Skala is well known for its
fantastic beach (one of the largest sandy beaches of Kefalonia), its lovely tavernas and great nightlife! The course venue can cater for up to 20 students with 3 meals provided (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and accommodation.The house is situated on a beautiful deserted beach.
You can have a look at the venue by clicking on the link below:
http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/VacationRentalReview-g664630-d1733851-Studios_rooms_apartments_Skala_Kefalonia-Skala_Cephalonia_Ionian_Islands.html

How to get to Kefalonia

By Bus from Athens. (KTEL Kifissou) Telephone: (0030) 210-5150785 / 210 512-9448. Cost is 36 Euros and includes bus and ferry fare. Travel time is 5.5 hours.
By Car to Kilini Port to take ferry to Poros Kefalonia. Ferry is 10 Euros. Travel time is 1.5 hours.
By Air from Athens (Eleftherios Venizelos Airport) to Kefalonia Airport. Travel time is 45 minutes.

Course Fees

655 Euro for a room + 3 meals for the days when the course is run
550 Euro for camping + 3 meals for the days when the course is run

There are a limited number of rooms so please book as soon as possible!

To apply for a scholarship please email as at [email protected]

Limited spaces available!

Deposits are non refundable.

For more information or bookings please email as at: [email protected]

Comments (0)

You must be logged in to comment.

Courses Taught Here!
Project Badges
Urban Community Demonstration Educational Master plan
Administrators
maria baltazzi - Admin Nicolas Netien - Admin
Team Members

Report The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece)

Reason:

or cancel

Hide The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece)

Reason:

or cancel

Hide Permaculture Design Course (PDC) Kefalonia 14-26 April, 2014

Reason:

or cancel

Legend of Badges

Note: The various badges displayed in people profiles are largely honesty-based self-proclamations by the individuals themselves. There are reporting functions users can use if they know of blatant misrepresentation (for both people and projects). Legitimacy, competency and reputation for all people and projects can be evidenced and/or developed through their providing regular updates on permaculture work they’re involved in, before/after photographs, etc. A spirit of objective nurturing of both people and projects through knowledge/encouragement/inspiration/resource sharing is the aim of the Worldwide Permaculture Network.

Member

Member

A member is a permaculturist who has never taken a PDC course. These cannot become PDC teachers. Members may be novice or highly experienced permaculturists or anywhere in between. Watch their updates for evaluation.

Male memberFemale member

Permaculture Matchmaker

One of these badges will show if you select your gender and the "I'm single, looking for a permaculture partner" option in your profile.

unverified

PDC

People who claim to have taken a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course somewhere in the world.

verified

PDC Verified

People who have entered an email address for the teacher of their PDC course, and have had their PDC status verified by that teacher. Watch their updates for evaluation.

pri_verified

PRI PDC

People who’ve taken a Permaculture Research Institute PDC somewhere in the world.

pdc_teacher

PDC Teacher

People who claim to teach some version of PDC somewhere in the world.

pri_teacher

PRI Teacher

With the exception of the ‘Member’ who has never taken a PDC, all of the above can apply to become a PRI PDC Teacher. PRI PDC Teachers are those who the PRI recognise, through a vetting board, as determined and competent to teach the full 72-hour course as developed by Permaculture founder Bill Mollison – covering all the topics of The Designers’ Manual as well as possible (i.e. not cherry picking only aspects the teacher feels most interested or competent in). Such teachers also commit to focussing on the design science, and not including subjective spiritual/metaphysical elements. The reason these items are not included in the PDC curriculum is because they are “belief” based. Permaculture Design education concerns itself with teaching good design based on strategies and techniques which are scientifically provable.

PRI PDC Teachers may be given teaching and/or consultancy offerings as they become available as the network grows.

pri_teacher

Aid Worker

The individual with this badge is indicating they are, have, or would like to be involved in permaculture aid work. As such, the individual may or may not have permaculture aid worker experience. Watch their updates for evaluation.

pri_teacher

Consultant

The individual with this badge is indicating they are, have, or would like to do paid permaculture design consultancy work. As such, the individual may or may not have permaculture consultancy experience. Watch their updates for evaluation.

community

Community Project

Community projects are projects that help develop sustainable community interaction and increase localised resiliency.

Report Permaculture Design Course (PDC) Kefalonia 14-26 April, 2014

Reason:

or cancel

Feedback