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PDC (Permaculture Design Certificate) Intensive Course

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PDC (Permaculture Design Certificate) Intensive Course

Time: August 22, 2016 at 9am to September 3, 2016 at 5pm
Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Street: 26511 Lougheed Hwy
City/Town: Maple Ridge, BC
Website or Map:…
Phone: 206-714-1802
Event Neighbourhood and Type: permaculture, pdc, gardening
Organized By: Sharon Buydens
Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2016

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72 hour two-week intensive Permaculture Design Certification Course with Matthew Stephens of Sacred Ecology Design

PDC (Permaculture Design Certificate) in a 2-week course for only $640 CAD/$500 USD during Aug 22 - Sept 3 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. This Course is being taught by Matthew Stephens who is a student of Bill Mollison and teaches his methods as outlined in Permaculture: A Designers Manual.

Location: 26511 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge, BC

****Contact Sharon Buydens to register for this course at

Facilitator/Instructor: Matthew Stephens

August 22nd-September 3rd, 2016

2 Week Schedule: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
*free camping available with bathrooms (no showers)

Course Fee: $640 CAD ($500 USD)
$100 will hold your spot (50% refundable).
Price reduced to $511 CAD for those who pay in full before Aug 1st.
$200 discount for students (show ID).
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Matthew Anthony Stephens, An Internationally known and recognized Permaculture Designer from the Southside of Chicago will be facilitating a Two Week 72-hour Intensive Permaculture Design Certification Course starting Aug 22 - Sept 3, 2016 at Maple Ridge BC.

“Permaculture is a system of design for creating sustainable human settlements.” Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison

This 12 day course will provide students with the information essential to becoming proficient designers and creating systems that are ecologically sound, and sustainable over the long term, with an emphasis on regenerative assets and renewable resources. Permaculture systems are modeled from natural ecological systems, inspired by patterns in nature, and exhibit similar yields, resiliency and diversity to systems found in nature.

This course is for people who want to successfully design permaculture projects, institutions, organizations, and communities and who want to make a greater contribution to the planet by implementing positive small scale appropriate solutions.

The scientific foundation for Permaculture Design lies within the principles of ecology and through the principles and processes of functional, incremental, ecological, regenerative and sustainable design

A Permaculture Design Certification Course is for anyone interested in sustainable design, ecological design, and regenerative design. Professionals in the fields of Horticulture, Agriculture, Farming, Agroforestry, Gardening, Design, Agroecology, Community Building, Community Development, Contracting, Environmentalist, Activists, Educators, Organizers, Conservation Biologists, Urban Planners, Hippies, Architects, Foresters, Appropriate Technologists and Tree Huggers will all find the (PDC) a valuable addition to their educational foundation and will empower you to bring about great change in your community and around the globe.

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