10th Annual Permaculture Design Course in the Himalayas: Darjeeling India

longest running PDC in india

7 22 November 2013

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What is a PDC? A Permaculture Design Course (PDC) teaches whole-systems thinking, focusing on relationships and holistic solutions. This integrated, holistic, long-term view of diverse topics such as food, water, energy, shelter, social capital, economy, and local communities, is the key to sustainable living. This certificate course will give you foundational understandings, and introduce you to strategies and tools for designing and living in landscapes, homes, businesses, and communities that are regenerative. In this course you will meet people concerned about the same things you are, and be inspired by them. Many people find this course to be one of the most transformative experiences of their lives.

Location: This is the longest running permaculture course in India. Mineral Springs is a certified organic and fair-trade collective of 456 small farmers occupying 14 villages near Darjeeling, India, in which you will enjoy a traditional homestay with a local family. The area includes thousands of acres of organic farms, and an extensive mature food forest.

Instructors: Rico Zook Has been a permaculture designer, consultant, and instructor for the past 20 years. He works internationally in USA, India, Cambodia, and places in between. For more information about Rico go to www.i-permaculture.org
With guest instructors from DLR PRERNA

Tuition Course fee includes: Homestay with beautiful local farm family, all course materials,
and all meals. International 23000rs Indian 17000rs Local 11000rs.

Contact: darjeelingprerna@gmail.com


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