Permaculture Design Course with Toby Hemenway

Oct 22 2011 - 9:00am - Oct 23 2011 - 5:00pm

Toby Hemenway and Tryon Life Community Farm are partnering to bring you Portland's most professional and dynamic Permaculture Design Course. If you are working for a sustainable future and want practical tools and a deeper whole-systems perspective, then this course is for you. It is especially useful for home & business owners, educators, planners, design professionals, farmers, gardeners, and organizers. Course graduates will receive a permaculture design certificate from the Permaculture Institute (USA).

Toby Hemenway will lead three of the six course weekends. Andrew Millison will lead two weekends and provide design project support. Guest instructors include Larry Santoyo, Jude Hobbs, Michael Becker, Marisha Auerbach, Leonard Barrett, and TLC Farm’s Matt Bibeau and Jenny Leis. Matt and Jenny will also serve as course hosts.

Tryon Life Community Farm is a non-profit permaculture and sustainability education center on 7-acres of orchard, garden, pasture and forest, surrounded by the 700-acre Tryon Creek State Park and within the city limits of Portland.  TLC Farm will provide opportunities for hands-on skill-building as well as an inspiring setting for the course.

Tuition is $850, with optional lunch and camping separate.
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