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Findhorn Ecovillage
Findhorn Ecovillage
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Commenced:
01/11/1962
Submitted:
18/05/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
The Park, Findhorn, Moray, GB
Phone:
01309 691653
Website:
http://www.findhorn.org/
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at Findhorn, Scotland in May 2015

Project: Findhorn Ecovillage

Posted by Gabrielle Hamm almost 7 years ago

The permaculture design course offers a comprehensive introduction to permaculture principles, design practices and their application, with a particular focus on permaculture in community.

9 - 22 May 2015 - Early booking discount 20% off if booked by 9th March


What to expect on a Findhorn PDC

Guided by Bill Mollison's curriculum this 72-hour permaculture training will be spread over the 14 days, allowing participants ample time to digest the theory, get hands-on experience and become part of the daily rhythms of the Findhorn learning centre.

Permaculture Design Course Permaculture Design Certificate

This Findhorn College permaculture design training is a one of a kind opportunity to gain an accredited PDC in the world renowned Findhorn learning centre and living community - set within an idyllic Scottish coastal environment 

Lead by qualified Findhorn Faculty and invited guest presenters, participants learn through a variety of indoor taught sessions, participant co-lead discussions and outdoor exercises. As a means to integrate the learning journey, all participants are required to engage fully in a permaculture design project. Designs will be presented to the Faculty and the learning community upon completion of the course.

Certification
The course will be certified through the British Permaculture Association

Faculty
Findhorn's qualified residential faculty Gabrielle Buist and Craig Gibsone, guide participants through practice, theory and the permaculture design project.

Location
Situated at The Park, Findhorn ecovillage, the course draws on the Findhorn Community's founding principles: co-operation with nature, inner listening and service learning. 

Participants of the permaculture design course will have the unique opportunity to base their design projects on actual developments taking place within the Findhorn Ecovillage settlement.

Findhorn Learning centre encourages participants to observe the permaculture principles, in action, and experience how permaculture design principles and processes influence management systems and site development in an experimental living environment.

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Early booking discount 20% off if booked by 9th of March 
To attend the permaculture design course, please complete the Application Form
Enquiries by e-mail: [email protected]

 

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