Permaculture Design Certification Course – Fall 2018

September 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Charm City Farms
1310 Hillman St
Baltimore, MD, 21202
United States

To register or for full details please go to the website…

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is a training program that utilizes the teachings of Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Design System. The goal is to achieve a basic working understanding in ecologically-based planning, site design and management. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Permaculture principles, applications & design practices as first set out by Permaculture founder, Bill Mollison.

Key skills and proficiencies learned include: surveying, communications, IT and web skills, preparing maps and plans, practical gardening, composting, soil management, animal systems, natural building, implementation planning, design graphics, client brief, concept and detail drawings, report writing, botany, propagation, food forests and orchards, native plants, integrated pest and weed management, planning food security, small crop production – vegetables, herbs, spices, craft plants, harvest and post harvest, storing and preserving crops, wild foods and restoration ecology, soil food web, seed saving and managing a seed bank, biochar, animal systems, and more.

Course Details

Prerequisites: None

The PDC includes the standard 72-hour international PDC curriculum, addressing all major climatic zones (temperate, subtropic, tropical & arid) and the breadth of Permaculture applications for sustainable urban, suburban, rural, and bioregional design and development.

Course length: 72+ hours over 12 days
Maximum Attendants: 20
Meals: Assigned “Potluck”
Instructors: Eric Kelly

2018 Schedule
Course Dates: September 1, 2, 15, 16, 29, 30 October 13, 14, 27, 28 November 3, 4
Daily Schedule: 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Charm City Farms

Tuition Options
Course Fee: $575 **$475 for first 5 early birds!!
**Two work trades are available. Email to inquire.

PDC Suggested Preparatory Reading:
Introduction to Permaculture, Bill Mollison
Gaia’s Garden, Toby Hemenway

You will be emailed the Permaculture Institutes PDC course outline

To register or for full details please go to the website…

This event is held in Charm City Farms barn. Reaching the classroom, mushroom lab and bathroom require using narrow stairs. Although our current venue may not be able to accommodate wheelchairs, crutches or walkers, with advanced notice of at least one month, we will seek an alternative local venue which can better accommodate your needs. Please email us with questions.