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Permaculture Design Course and Guild in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona

Cris Franco

Joined: Jan 11, 2012
Posts: 3
Hello, just wanted to make note of our Rio Salado Permaculture Guild providing permaculture education and community to the East Valley. People outside of the East Valley are more than welcome to attend events, but our events are limited to within the East Valley boundaries. We are family friendly encouraging children to attend work events, providing kids classes, and childcare at most events.

We hold a permaculture design course twice a year - Spring and Fall. $650 if you make the Early Bird Discount deadline. More info at Four Directions Permaculture
Peter Luitjens

Joined: Jan 09, 2012
Posts: 13
Location: Mesa, AZ, United States
Thanks for the post Cris. I don"t know if I would have found your guild without stumbling upon this thread. I just moved to Tempe and found the Valley Permaculture Alliance, but I think your events will be much closer to me. Hope to see you at an event sometime.

Peter Luitjens
Cris Franco

Joined: Jan 11, 2012
Posts: 3
I decided to start sharing on a wider scale this year. I figured a lot of people who discover permaculture through the web or a book would miss us if we only advertised locally.

We just had our monthly meeting last night. Next meeting is Feb 21st in Mesa. We'll be in Tempe the weekend of the 25th and 26th at ASU for Local to Global. Our next big event though is a workday at a home in Gilbert. We're doing earthworks (human and Bobcat scale) and planting the beginnings of a food forest. This is Feb 4th.

Hope to see you too.
Jason Mendes

Joined: Dec 09, 2011
Posts: 15
Aloha Cris, I don't see any information on that page about the PDC.. when will the fall one be hosted?
Don Titmus

Joined: Jun 29, 2012
Posts: 8
Jason and All

We have a one day Permaculture class – July 28th 2012. Its a full day...... powerpoint, activities and tour for $40. 8.30a - 4.30p with a community potluck lunch. A FANTASTIC DEAL!!

An 8 hour workshop on the basics of permaculture [the practice of living sustainably] Permaculture is a global design methodology that is environmentally sensitive to the changeable future we are all responsible for and can all turn around! Become a Solution!

Requested Donation $40 RSVP For questions - email – fdpc@4dirs.com
This presentation is given by Don Titmus a graduate of the Permaculture Design Course (2003) and a Certified Permaculture Teacher since 2004. He currently teaches permaculture-related classes throughout the East Valley.In addition he has 35 years experience in horticulture , 12 of those years in organic vegetable
gardening.Don has a xeriscape gardening practice in the East Valley area and is expanding his Permaculture business through various avenues.

AND Registration has begun for the 72 hr certificated Permaculture Design Course in the Fall 2012, go here....
A primary feature of this course is that you will personally experience permaculture by taking the classes at permacultured homesites with experienced local teachers and experts, and do so in a perfectly sized group for incredible collaboration and friendships.

Every PDC around the world has the same basic course topics, the difference apart from the teachers style, is the location. Every location will have more about where you are at than another site. Every PDC is similar but none are the same!!!

Don's PDC is a drylands, urban living Course

AND remember this course is for saving money, which is making money. It is about your future, more self reliant, more community and more vibrant health.
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