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Permaculture Design Certification Course Summer 2012
June 23-July 1 AND August 26-September 2, 2012

Offered By - Newforest Institute
66 Monroe Highway
Brooks, Maine
04921
Contact Person - Lisa Packard
Phone - 207-722-3625
email - info@newforestinstitute.org
Web Address - www.newforestinstitute.org
Course Fee - $1,350 (early bird special $1,250 by April 22), $250 deposit required to hold spot
Course Format - Split 2 week course to enjoy bounty of our garden harvest during early & late summer
Course Location - Newforest Institute in Brooks Maine
Course Instructor(s) - Charles & Julia Yelton (international permaculture designers & teachers of Humastacia Permaculture Gardens in Sicily. Formerly of Crystal Waters Permaculture Village in Queensland, Australia, the Yeltons have traveled & lectured throughout the world for the last 17 years.

Course Description -

This in-depth comprehensive course takes place over 2 week-long sessions allowing students to experience permaculture in practice over a whole season.  Tuition includes field trip costs, guest speakers & certification. Topics include design for true resilience in Maine, edible landscapes & food forests, energy efficiency & green building, and food preservation & storage.  There will be city/ suburbs/ rural applications. Students will participate in hands-on projects and design practica.