Gateway Permaculture Design Course Registration
Are you ready for the next step in becoming a changemaker in your own community? Would you like to learn how to apply permaculture to your own life and your community?
Permaculture is an ecological design lens largely based on indigenous wisdom to view the big-picture perspective of earth and its inhabitants. Permaculture examines the interconnectedness of living systems on earth and how we can observe and interact with these systems in ways that increase the health and well being of all life on earth.
We will be diving deep into social applications for ecological problems.
Grow Create Inspire presents a 72-hour Permaculture Design Course. The course will run one weekend per month for 6 months.
The cost is $950
Scholarships are available.
The course will cover:
Introduction to Permaculture
Permaculture Ethics and Principles
The Local Ecosystem
Climates, Microclimates, and Biogeography
Patterns and Pattern Application
Design Methods and Design Process
The Home System, zones, and sector analysis
Water and Earthworks
Soil Science, Soil Building, and Soil Health
Trees, Forests, Plants, Guilds, Food Forests and Cultivated Ecologies
Animals and integrating animals into permaculture systems
Gardening and regenerative agriculture
Aquaponics and aquaculture
The Built Environment
Waste and Bioremediation
Designing for Catastrophe
Urban and suburban Permaculture
Landscape Design and Edible Landscaping
Designing for Invisible Structures
Economic Systems and alternative currencies
Land access, land grants, and community gardens
Ecovillage and Neighborhood Design
Each participant will create a Permaculture Design Project.
Attendance of all weekends is required for the certificate.
Saturday, 2/23 9am-5pm Gateway Greening
Sunday, 2/24 9am-5pm Gateway Greening
Saturday, 3/9 9am-5pm Gateway Greening
Sunday, 3/10 9am-5pm Gateway Greening
Saturday, 4/6 9am-5pm
Sunday, 4/7 9am-5pm
Saturday, 5/18 9am-5pm
Sunday, 5/19 9am-5pm
Saturday, 6/22 9am-5pm
Sunday, 6/23 9am-5pm
Saturday, 7/13 9am-5pm
Sunday, 7/14 9am-5pm
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How did you find out about this course?
word of mouth
from a friend
Please provide your understanding of permaculture and how you first learned about it.
Are you willing to commit to all of the dates listed in the course description?
Do you have any physical limitations or needs?
Do you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions?
emergency contact person/ number
$1300 - (Change Maker) I would like to pay the full price of $950 plus offer a contribution towards a partial scholarship
$1200 - (Seed Sower) I would like to pay the full price of $950 plus offer a contribution towards a partial scholarship
$950 - I would like to pay the full price of $950
$650 - I would like to pay $650 plus do work-trade for the remaining balance
Are you applying for a scholarship?
Please explain your need for a scholarship. Please list the ways you would apply permaculture in your community if you received a scholarship. Please email
proof of scholarship need.
Payment: Please email
to express your commitment to the course and to confirm your registration. Please send a check along with a note that includes your name, email, and phone number to 3908 Stanka Lane Godfrey, IL 62035 Please type your name below to confirm your commitment to this course and to making your payment in a timely manner.
Thank you for your interest in the Gateway Permaculture Design Course.
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