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PDC in Ontario? 2012?

Ed Johnson


Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 76
Location: Durham region - Ontario, Canada - Zone 5
Any rumours?
Max Tanner


Joined: Feb 26, 2011
Posts: 86
Location: Ontario North and South - right now, moving North Permanently soon. Timmins Cochrane areas
    
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Ok, a little more info please.

What is PDC so perhaps we can think on it.


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Ed Johnson


Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 76
Location: Durham region - Ontario, Canada - Zone 5
Permaculture Design Course
Max Tanner


Joined: Feb 26, 2011
Posts: 86
Location: Ontario North and South - right now, moving North Permanently soon. Timmins Cochrane areas
    
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There are a couple from what I read before, though right now I can not remember where I saw the info
Max Tanner


Joined: Feb 26, 2011
Posts: 86
Location: Ontario North and South - right now, moving North Permanently soon. Timmins Cochrane areas
    
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http://www.permies.com/t/10957/great-white-north/Another-Permaculture-Farm-Tour-Saturday

contact Travis he can point you in the right direction.

There is also a course in the Barrie College I think as well.
Gregoire Lamoureux


Joined: Jul 02, 2010
Posts: 6

Hi Ontario McCoy,

I have been teaching the Permaculture Design Course in Ontario for the last 10 years & I've been teaching Permaculture across Canada since 1991.
I will be teaching the Permaculture Design Course

July 22 - August 4th 2012 in Caledon, Ontario

More info on the website:
http://www3.telus.net/permaculture/Schedule2012.html

Email me for more infos on how to sign up for the course.
Thanks.
Gregoire Lamoureux

Email: spiralfarm@yahoo.com
Gregoire Lamoureux


Joined: Jul 02, 2010
Posts: 6
Hello!
I will be co-teaching the Permaculture Design Course at the Whole Village in Caledon, ON
July 22nd - August 4th, 2012.
This will be our second annual PDC at the Whole Village. I have been teaching the Permaculture Design Course for 10 years in Ontario and across Canada since 1991.
For more infos or to sign up:

http://www.wholevillage.org/wvpages/wvpermcult.html

Cheers!
Gregoire Lamoureux
Travis Philp
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Joined: Dec 28, 2009
Posts: 951
Location: ZONE 5a Lindsay Ontario Canada
    
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INTRO TO PERMACULTURE COURSE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL ONTARIO

If you are interested in learning how to live sustainably and beyond, if you’d like to learn environmentally friendly ways of providing for your own basic needs, if you’re thinking about taking a permaculture design course but are undecided…Then this is the course for you!

Our two day course will cover:
The Permaculture Ethics and Principles

Observation skills building/Site analysis for both urban and rural environments

Design methods-Including a group design project, how to apply these techniques to your situation

Practical examples of permaculture

Forest gardening basics

Plant walk- Forest garden tour, plant identification, polyculture and guild examples

No-tillage, minimum tillage, and minimum/no irrigation techniques

Off-grid power generation, passively heated greenhouse construction

Ecologically friendly building design examples

There will be a mix of classroom and hands on learning using our 100 acre permaculture farm to showcase permaculture in action. There will also be a field trip to a nearby off-grid homestead, and a stop on the way to see a straw bale building.



Spring Course Times:

Friday May 12, 6 pm check-in (optional)

Saturday May 13, 8 am-12 pm, 1 pm-6 pm

Sunday May 14, 8 am-12 pm, 1 pm-6pm

Fall Course Times:

Friday Sept. 21, 6 pm check-in (optional)

Saturday Sept. 22, 8 am-12 pm, 1 pm-6 pm

Sunday Sept. 23, 8 am-12 pm, 1 pm-6pm

COST- $50 or $75 with lunches included for saturday and sunday

LOCATION: 1563 Pigeon Lake Road, Lindsay ON, K9V 4R5

About the Teacher:

Travis Philp has been wild-crafting and farming professionally, using permaculture techniques for 4 years. He has two diploma’s from Fleming College; Ecosystems Management Technician, and Environmental Technician. He received his Permaculture Design Certificate at the Living Centre near London Ontario.

*This is NOT a full Permaculture design course, therefore we cannot award a Permaculture Design Certificate upon completion of the course


http://www.greenshireecofarms.com
Zone 5a in Central Ontario, Canada
 
 
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