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Last Updated:  06/28/2012

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Permaculture Design Certification Course
23 September to 7 October, 2012

Offered By - Faasi Resort and Spa
Contact Person - Bronwen Evans
Phone - +6686 889 2595
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Course Fee - us $795 (until 23 june), $875 after 23 june
Course Format - 2 week residential
Course Location - Faasi Resort and Spa, coastal Thailand
Course Instructor(s) - Rico Zook

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.

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Permaculture Longterm Hands-on Internship at Rak Tamachat, 6-12months
June 15th - December 15th 2012 (first 6months)

Offered By - Rak Tamachat Permaculture
64 Moo 8, Nong Bua Noi
Sikhui, Nakronrachisima
30140, Thailand
Contact Person - Toni Robinson
Phone - +66 810652713
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Course Fee - 36,970 Baht (US$1200), US$200 per month
Course Format - This internship is not run as a workshop, with formal class time. Instead, it is a hands-on permaculture Master Plan implementation, giving you sound and practical application of permaculture techniques and sustainable strategies.
Course Location - Rak Tamachat Permaculture Farm, central Thailand, 4 hours NE of Bangkok
Course Instructor(s) - With four experienced Permaculture Managers on site running the every day activities of the farm and interns, a plethora of knowledge is to be shared. Courses will be run throughout the year, such as Intro to Permaculture, Natural Building, Permaculture Gardening, Community Building and PDC's, mostly facilitated and taught by the on site managers, with occasional world renowned guest teachers, such as Richard Perkins and John Champagne.

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 to find out more details and to apply, or to this one for more details.

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Permaculture Design Course in Northern Thailand
Multiple courses per year -- Visit our website for specific dates!

Offered By - Panya Project
Contact Person - Christian Shearer
Phone - +(66)87-181-8821
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Course Fee - US$700 ($300 for Non profit workers)
Course Format - two week intensive
Course Location - Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Course Instructor(s) - Christian Shearer and the people of Panya

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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