PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE CERTIFICATE, ALMERIA, SPAIN, Sep 9-23, 2018.
Endorsed by the Permaculture Association UK - Register here
Check out our recent course here
Sunseed, a great site first conceived in 1982 during a talk at a green festival by Harry Hart, cofounder of the charity Green Deserts. Featuring numerous examples of eco-construction, renewable energy sources, and organic gardens. A fabulous opportunity for students of permaculture to see a living, breathing centre for change and experimentation. The site is situated in the countryside in an ecovillage called Los Molinos del Río Aguas, a beautiful and sunny valley in southern Spain.
Click here for more information about Sunseed: http://www.sunseed.org.uk/es/
Located in a local steppe climate. with little rainfall throughout the year. This location is classified as BSk by Köppen and Geiger. The average temperature is 16.6 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 291 mm, unevenly distributed.
Dates: September 9-23, 2018.
€600, three meals (veg), shared dorm accommodation and classes included.
An additional €210 for a bed in El Mirador, next door to Sunseed
An additional €350 for a room in El Mirador, next door to Sunseed
Please fill out the registration form by clicking here
The 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate course at Sunseed follows the curriculum as laid out in Bill Mollison's Permaculture - A Designer's Manual. It covers subjects ranging from ethics and principles of permaculture, natural systems, aquaculture, sustainable design methods, patterns in nature, land restoration, water harvesting, grey water recycling, natural building, food forests and guilds, energy conservation, appropriate technology, renewable energy, urban permaculture and invisible structures.
The course teaches how to develop sustainable human settlements, and how to extend and preserve natural systems. The content will be covered between theoretical lectures and practical applications. The courses aim to utilize the collective intelligence of the group with engaging participatory classes.
You can view a sample schedule of the course here. The schedule gives a general idea of what to expect, but a summary of the daily schedule will be given every morning of the course.
Teachers: George Christofis, Wallace Toughill.
The site offers WC/shower and access to electricity.
What to bring?
- comfortable clothes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
- note taking (blank pages recommended) and drawing materials
- ecological body care products
- sturdy shoes
- a swimming suit for the natural pool
- bedding and sleeping bag
- musical instruments!
How to get to Sunseed Desert Technology?
How to participate?
Step 1: Please fill out the registration form by clicking here
Step 2: Make a €50 deposit as instructed at the end of the registration process.
Step 3: Come and have a wonderful permaculture experience in Spain!
Check out a quick video of our last course here