Permaculture Design Certificate Course at Inspiration Farm

Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Aug. 17th – 29th, 2014

Be part of the solution!
Learn a skill set for uncertain times

Extensive 72 hour Curriculum Includes: Design Methodologies ~ Site Mapping ~ Ethics ~ Design Principles and Goals ~ Pattern Recognition ~ Natural Cycles and Processes ~ Plant Identification ~ Wild crafting ~ Micro climate ~ Tropical and Dry land Farming ~ Indigenous Land Management ~ Natural Building ~ Forest Gardening ~ Mushroom Growing ~ Myco-Remediation ~ Renewable Energy ~ Passive and Active Solar Design ~ Soil Ecology ~ Compost Systems ~ Aquaculture ~ Animals in the Landscape ~ Plant Propagation ~ Slow Food ~ Urban Permaculture Strategies ~ Graywater Harvesting ~ Emergency Preparation ~ Appropriate Technology ~ Seed Saving ~ Nursery Set-up ~ Food Preservation ~ Local Economics ~ Currency and Community Structures ~ Non-Violent Communication ~ Pattern Dynamics

Featured instructors Include:

Brian Kerkvliet Brian Kerkvliet, Co-steward of Inspiration Farm and P.R.I. Certified permaculture designer.

Sarah Sarah Sullvan, co-founder of Hawaii SEED.

photoDavid MacLeod from Transition Whatcom (on Social Permaculture/Invisible Structures, and PatternDynamics – a new tool for creating systems level change, developed out of Permaculture, Systems Theory, Complexity Theory, and Integral Theory).

With special guest presenters:

Doug BullockDoug Bullock, Washingtons premier permaculture designer and teacher.

Larry DobsonLarry Dobson, Northern Light Research and Development.

Alex Winstead Alex Winstead from Cascadia Mushrooms,

…and many more nationally recognized and local experts to be announced.


Courses held at Inspiration Farm, an established 12 acre Permaculture / Biodynamic farm setting! Enrollment includes camping space and prepared wholesome beyond organic farm meals. Located in rural Whatcom County, just north of Bellingham, Washington, USA.

Class meets 9am to 5pm.  Additional Hands-On Farm Opportunities throughout the course. Evening Permaculture and Eco-Films, Organic wholesome meals and free camping available.

Space is limited- first 10 students, $1295, regular tuition- $1395
Some work-trade positions and payment plans available.

Attending a PDC is one of the best investments in future abundance you can make.

For more info. and registration: Contact us or Call 360-398-7061


2 comments on “Permaculture Design Certificate Course at Inspiration Farm

  1. […] don’t forget the Permaculture Design Course in August at Inspiration Farm, mentioned above! Make plans now to learn a skill set for uncertain times, and to be part of the […]

  2. […] hoping to see some of you at the Inspiration Farm PDC course I’ll be a co-instructor at in Northwest Washington state, Aug. 17-29th.  Lead instructor […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s