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Permaculture for Professionals
April 18, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$85.00
Permaculture For Professionals
Register by April 15th
Register here: http://www.connsoil.com/
Join permaculture designer, teacher, and professional planner, Lisa DePiano for this unique program. Lisa initiated Feed Northampton, one of the first Food Security Plans in the country and she runs the Mobile Design Lab, which focuses on participatory design and planning.
This training is for professional Planners, Architects, Engineers and Landscape Architects and Designers who want to understand and incorporate the principles and techniques of Permaculture Design into their practice. Permaculture is an interdisciplinary design system that mimics principles of ecology to meet human needs while increasing the health of the ecosystem.
In this training participants will gain knowledge in the following outcomes:
Understand permaculture history, ethics, principles and language
Identify connections between social, cultural, environmental, and political challenges
Recognize and analyze patterns found in society and the natural world
Apply whole systems thinking to problem solving through design
Observe, analyze, and assess a site to determine its resources and constraints
Gain knowledge of a whole systems design process
Learn techniques for clean water, soil, food production, buildings, and economics