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WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE BELLINGHAM’s PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATION COURSE for 2022!
THE COURSE IS HOSTED AT UNIQUE SITES, AND A WEEK INTENSIVE CAMP AT ONE OF WHATCOM’S PREMIER PERMACULTURE SITE ‘INSPIRATION FARM’.
DATES FOR THE 2022 COURSE ARE:
4 weekends, May – July and a 5 day Design Intensive Camp in July.
4 Weekends – May 21,22, June 4,5 & 18,19 July 9,10
Camp out Design Intensive – July 18,19,20,21,22
13 days total, 9am – 6pm Daily

COURSE OUTLINE:
Learn the skills to work with nature to create integrated Permaculture systems of abundance and productivity! Food, Soil, Shelter, Energy, Water and a lot more: Design strategies and methods for truly sustainable, regenerative human integration with that natural systems and our ecosystem.

Curriculum Includes: Permaculture Ethics and Design Principles, Pattern Recognition, Climate Factors and Weather, Water Management, Grey water, Soil, Trees, Earthworks, Bioremediation, Surveying and Mapping, Reading the Landscape. Class format includes lectures, discussions, hands-on activities and videos.

Permaculture Design Process camp out week:
Building on the foundation presented the first weekend sessions, knowledge and skills will be expanded and tied together. Leading to a final real life design exercise, mapping and placing elements within a holistic design. Including: Shelter Building, Solar Design, Climatic considerations, Community Structures, Urban Design, Animal Husbandry, Alternative Governance.

Design groups will present to the class for critique and comment. Optional on-site Camping with some meals will be available the last five days at Inspiration Farm. This will provide opportunities to immerse in the design process and partake in after hour activities.

Locations: Local Bellingham permaculture models Queen Mountain Homestead and Inspiration Farm, premier Northwest permaculture and biodynamic farms.

Audience tailored for: Students, landscapers, architects, developers, homesteaders, community planers, farmers, gardeners, or those seeking to be certified in Permaculture Design useful in a wide range of professions. https://www.inspirationfarm.com/event/permaculture-design-certificate-program/