Introduction to Permaculture weekend course
November 09-11, 2018
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Gardening. Designing. Harvesting. Learning.
Bring your freshly gained knowledge to action
on the beautiful land of Gaia Ashram!
This 3-day course will take place from November 9-11, at Gaia Ashram, Nong Khai. Explore the basics of the permaculture principles, permaculture design and its actions, and gather great ideas for designing your own permaculture oasis. It is a great opportunity for everyone who wants to gain more garden experience that follows the permaculture principles. You are welcome to contribute and bring your knowledge to action right away. We want to increase your insights about permaculture and empower you to create an abundant permaculture garden at your home, in your street, at a school, or in your community.
Price: 4,500THB regular price including food and accommodation. We offer a few scholarships for youth and people with low income. Just drop us a message!
Where is Gaia Ashram?
Gaia Ashram is a community-based education center on Permaculture, Deep Ecology, Ecovillage Design Education and other sustainable living practices and is located in northeastern Thailand (1,5h from Vientiane), in between Nong Khai and Udon Thani.
What is permaculture?
Permaculture is a creative design process based on whole-systems thinking. It integrates land, resources, people and the environment through mutually beneficial synergies – imitating the no waste, closed loop systems seen in diverse natural systems.
What is the Permaculture Weekend Course about?
This intensive course covers topics from gardening, sustainable housing, soil, site analysis, to permaculture design and zoning. We want to increase your insights about permaculture and empower you to create an abundant permaculture garden at your home, in your street, at a school, or in your community. We will talk about
Introduction to permaculture
How to produce fresh & organic vegetables and fruits
How to build up soil
How to cook with local ingredients
Introduction to fermentation
The faciliator team
Lars Blume, practiced permaculture for the very first time in Australia and New Zealand before doing his Permaculture Design Course at the Panya Project in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Lars focus is on permaculture design, soil restoration and food production.
Karla Franielczyk, is a certified permaculture designer. She’s interested in natural building, food production and social permaculture.
Soraya Mze, is a social activist and a certified permaculture designer. Her main area of interests are how to be an activist and a change maker by cooking, social permaculture and natural building.