Last Updated: 06/28/2012
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Permaculture Design Certification Course
Course Description - It will be a general introduction to permaculture and will focus on farming in harmony with nature, featuring sustainable living systems, site analysis and mapping and creating regenerative relationships between plants, animals and humans. The course instructor will be Rico Zook, a permaculture designer and instructor with many years of experience teaching permaculture, particularly in Asia. It will be based at White Water Lake, an integrated organic farm and nature sanctuary established by Faasai Resort and Spa
"The course will give a general but comprehensive introduction to permaculture," said Rico. "It will be suitable for farmers, engineers, resource managers, designers and indeed, anyone who works with our physical world."
In addition to presenting the theory and principles of developing a sustainable home, farm, community and village, the course will provide techniques and strategies that can be immediately applied. Practical hands-on classes will include building a solar panel, developing a grey water pit, building a spiral garden, worm box and cultivating indigenous microorganisms.
The owner-manager of Faasai Resort and Spa Bronwen, a former economics correspondent for Radio New Zealand will also give a guest lecture about alternative economics. She will talk about the Thailand concept of the sufficiency economy and how it can help develop resiliency in an age of economic uncertainty. The staff of Faasai Resort and Spa will also give demonstrations of traditional farming techniques in Thailand, such as the integration of rice farming with edible forest gardens. They will also demonstrate the use of microorganisms for soil fertility, animal husbandry and pest control in their production.
Permaculture Longterm Hands-on Internship at Rak Tamachat, 6-12months
Course Description - We are inviting 10 motivated and passionate individuals interested in implementing our new and upcoming permaculture education and demonstration site with exciting and ambitious aspirations.
The position begins June/July 2012 and runs for 6-12months where you are given the freedom to make a genuine contribution to positive change by helping us be an example of large-scale sustainable agriculture, essential in our current world. As an intern, you are sure to get a full plethora of experiences with hands-on implementation of everything from Natural Building to planting Food Forests! Follow this link www.panyaproject.org/june-2012-longterm-internship to find out more details and to apply, or to this one www.tonispermaculture.blogspot.com for more details.
Permaculture Design Course in Northern Thailand
Course Description - Full 72-hour, certified permaculture design course. Covers every major topic from Bill Mollison's: Permaculture a Designers Manual. The course is ideal for beginners who want to jump in, or for folks with permaculture experience who want to delve more deeply. The course is applicable for all climactic zones. Come and join. We learn a lot and have a great time at it.
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