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Inner landscape design principles

Permaculture uses design principles to organize and create systems for optimization within an eco-system. We use many of these same design principle to create abundance in the nature closest to us, our inner landscape. Here are a some examples: 1. …
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How to make Compost Tea

As an organic gardener, I am always looking for ways to add fertility to my garden. One of the fastest and most effective methods I have found is the addition of compost tea. What is compost tea? Compost tea is …
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How to make free biochar

  Biochar is produced when plant matter (leaves, trunks, roots), manure, or other organic material is heated in a zero- or low-oxygen environment. The carbon the organic material had previously absorbed via photosynthesis is thus captured in solid form; the …
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Permaculture Design Course 2016 in Sebastian, Florida announced!

2016~Time to Disconnect or Reconnect? Taking a Permaculture Design Course gives you the chance to do both. April 26th, 2016 will be the start of our 4th Annual PDC Retreat at Sustainable Kashi, in Sebastian FL . Take time to …
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Community Garden for the Homeless

The Green Education Center organized the installation of a community garden today at “A Place for Grace” in St Cloud, Florida! This amazing organization helps host feeding for the homeless and creates a space for the community to learn about …
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Permaculture Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas announced

The Green Education Center is proud to be holding our next Permaculture/ Yoga retreat at the Sivananda Yoga retreat on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Sivananda yoga, after teachings of Swami Sivananda, is a non-proprietary form of hatha yoga in …
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Permaculture

Permaculture is a design discipline based on the foundational ecological principles of nature. Here are some students at our last Permaculture Design Course in the Bahamas having fun learning about  windbreaks.     Get more information about future classes Here

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Edible Mushrooms of Florida Class anounced in South Florida

We have just announced our next Edible Mushroom class and this one will be in South Florida on January 31st, 2015. We will be in Davie, Florida. If you have ever wanted to be able to identify mushrooms you see …
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Green Education Center will be teaching at the Orange County Public Library

Come out to the Orange County Public Library Tuesday December 9th and learn how you can use Permaculture to grow your life into a sustainable abundance! This class is free and is designed for beginners to Permaculture. The address is 101 …
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Orlando Permaculture Collective

There is a new hub in Orlando Florida that connects permaculture people in Florida. This new web site will allow you to post your needs and talents in order to help get more permaculture in Orlando. Go to permaculturecollective.com  and …
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Free Permaculture Class

We will be building a mushroom compost pile and garden bed on Tuesday November 18th at 5-7 pm. Come out and learn how to incorporate mushrooms into your garden, and it is free! The address is 5103 Davisson Ave 32804. …
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Edible Mushrooms of Central Florida class has been scheduled!

The next edible mushroom class has been scheduled for December 6th at the Florida School of Holistic Living. You can get more information here: edible mushroom class Learn to identify and grow edible and medicinal mushrooms! The Edible Mushrooms of …
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2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course has Sold Out!

We are so excited to have such an amazing and eager class of students this year. We have sold out and will not be accepting any more students for this course. If you are intersted in signing up for the …
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Limited Day Tickets will be available for the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course

  If you can not make the whole 12 day PDC, there will be limited day passes for sale. Food and beverages will be provided. The class schedules will be posted each week. Day passes will cost $100. For more …
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Course locations and daily schedule posted for the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course

The daily schedule is up. We have 4 wonderful weekend venues to host this years Permaculture Design Course! 1st weekend will be hosted at H.E.A.R.T. in Lakes Wales 2nd weekend will be hosted at The Johnson Manor in Tuskawilla 3rd …
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Joseph Pierce will be teaching in the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course!

The Green Education Center is proud to announce that Micanopy Joe will be sharing his knowledge on alternative technology and teach us how to do more with less. Joe has always been one of the most gifted permaculturalist I have …
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Now introducing Matt Hunter to the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course!

Once in a while we see a glowing light from a young student that can not be denied. Matt Hunter is the youngest teacher in this years PDC and we are so happy to have him as part of the …
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Andy Firk will be teaching in the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course!

There are no words to express how happy we are that Andy will be teaching at this years PDC in Orlando, Florida. Andy has been an inspiration to us all in the world of sustainable education and environmental living. This …
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Erica Boucher joins the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course!

Erica Boucher, BA, RYT, LMT, CHt, is a Yoga Therapist, Massage Therapist, Hypnotist and Life Coach.  She is the author and creator of SHOWING UP NAKED, a book and personal empowerment program that is changing lives around the world. Erica …
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Tom Carey will be teaching at the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course!

We are so happy that Tom Carey will be sharing his decades of knowlege about Florida gardening and animal husbandry in our upcoming PDC. To learn more about the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course click here: 2014 Orlando PDC Here …
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Scholorship Program announced for the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course.

~For it is in giving that we receive~ Francis of Assisi The Green Education Center is proud to announce the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Certificate scholorship program. We here at the GEC know that permaculture is the road to a …
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Learn how to grow your own mushrooms at the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course

With all the rain this summer it is the perfect environment to be growing your own gourmet and medicinal mushrooms! It is easy to grow all the mushrooms you need right in your own back yard. There are several benefits …
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Opening weekend of the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course will be hosted at H.E.A.R.T.

We are so excited to announce that the opening weekend of the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course will be hosted at the H.E.A.R.T institute. This is where the 2014 Permaculture Convergence was held and is a beautiful example of a …
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Oliver Moore is teaching grafting and propigation at the 2014 Orlando Permaculture Design Course

We are so excited to announce that Oliver Moore will be one of the teachers at this years Permaculture Design Course. Oliver is the owner at Abundant Edible Landscapes in Gainsville, Florida and has been teaching grafting in Florida for …
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Next free permaculture class!

The next free permaculture class will be on Saturday May 31 at 10:30 am at the homestead on Pine Street. Please email info@greeneducationcenter.com or call 321-445-1395 if you need directions. We will be discussing food forest and urban permaculture.

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