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[center]Permaculture Design Course: Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua

January 31-February 13, 2011
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Come join us! This course takes place from January 31 – February 13 at Project Bonafide (www.projectbonafide.com). Project Bonafide is a 43-acre permaculture site that has been in development for nearly a decade. It has become an important center for education and community development. Infrastructure includes: natural buildings, terraced and medicinal plant gardens, an extensive nursery, fruit and nut orchards, food forests, native timber forestry, timber bamboo plantings, drip-irrigation and ferrocement technologies, renewable energy systems, and composting toilets. Outreach includes social programs that provide educational opportunities based in ecological agriculture, community reforestation efforts, local seed and plant exchanges, a children's nutritional kitchen, and a community center and library that allows Bonafide to be an area for cultural exchange on the island and beyond.



Specific topics include:

-site analysis and design from the tropics to temperate regions

-landscape master planning and microclimate design

-pattern recognition and reading the landscape

-design for climate change

-regenerative land management

-water catchment, storage, filtration, and distribution

-biologically based treatment of grey and black water

-natural building techniques

-plant propagation and organic horticulture

-soil rehabilitation and fertility strategies

-myco-forestry

-orchard design and maintenance

-renewable energy

-local and regenerative economics

…and much, much more!



Instructors: Chris Shanks (USA), Kristofer Fallas (Costa Rica), Nevis Ortiz Mairena (Nicaragua), and Maria Eugenia Hernandez (Nicaragua)

Course Fee: $1250, includes housing and delicious meals



Contact: Jackie Pitts at Jackie.pitts13@gmail.com
Website: www.projectbonafide.com         
 
 
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