Permaculture Design Certification courses in guatemala, 2019

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    Permaculture Design Certification at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 2019
    August 17-31 / September 23 - October 18 (+ integrated Herbal Studies course) / December 1-15, 2019

    Atitlan Organics is proud to offer these 90+ hour certification courses, which are internationally recognized with the full curriculum as laid out by Bill Mollison and Dave Holmgren, and filled with a mix of theoretical design methodologies and hands-on practical experience. Additional focus is also applied on permaculture-inspired, land-based, sustainable business development. Course content and training is applicable to all climate types and regions. Designed for aspiring design professionals, permaculturalists, farmers and gardeners, architects, engineers, scientists, and all other professionals who are interested in learning and promoting a more sustainable, nature-based approach to their work.

    In this course, participants will receive:
    • In-depth, dynamic classroom lectures and presentations on topics such as: The Permaculture Design Ethics and Principles, The Mantras of Water, Integrated Animal Husbandry, Soil and Earthworks, Social Permaculture, and much more!

    • The opportunity to work alongside local community members, putting Permaculture into action through service-based planting, diversification, and reforestation projects!

    • Hands-on practical classes including Permaculture Gardens; Intuitive Plant Propagation; Contours, Swale Building, and A-Frames, Animal Care and Respectful Harvesting; Sustainable Water Management; Food Forest Establishment and Care, and more.

    • EPIC field trips throughout the region to visit: Fungi Academy; Quix'aya, an indigenous Maya Permaculture community; IMAP (Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura), and more.

    • Wood-fired temezcal session (traditional Mayan sauna)

    • All lodging and accommodations over two sites (The Yoga Forest in San Marcos and Bambu Guest House in Tzununa), including 3 delicious meals a day plus snacks, coffee, tea, and dessert.

    • Internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate upon completion of course.

    We have three different PDCs on offer for 2019:
    Permaculture Design Certification with the Yoga Forest:

    August 17 - 31, 2019

    In addition to the full PDC curriculum, participants will receive optional daily yoga and meditation classes. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. Click here for MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION

    Permaculture for the Herbalist's Path: Permaculture Design Certification + Herbal Studies Course with the Village Witch
    September 23-October 18, 2019

    This 4-week course combines a full PDC with an 80+ hours Herbal Studies course. Led by Sarah Wu and Lala Palmiere of the Village Witch project, participants will take a deep dive into integrated wellness, ecology, clinical herbalism, and Permaculture design. ONLY 2 SPACES LEFT! Click here for MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION

    Permaculture Design Certification with the Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute
    December 1-15, 2019

    In addition to the full PDC curriculum, participants will explore the Mayan cosmovision and indigenous, ancestral agriculture methods and techniques. This course always fills. Please register early to ensure your spot! Click for MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION

    You can also check out our website for more info on Atitlan Organics and our courses:


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