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The Green Education Center​ is proud to announce the 2019 Permaculture Design Course has been scheduled. This years course will be held at Sustainable Kashi in beautiful Sebastian, Florida. Sustainable Kashi is an 80-acre community on the Saint Sebastian River and lead teacher will be Terry Meer. This abundant land has all the systems in place to demonstrate hand-on training of Permaculture in action. A permaculture design course (PDC) is a life changing internationally recognized curriculum, teaching people around the world methods of environmental stewardship and community-based self-reliance. The permaculture philosophy teaches the harmonious relationship between people and the earth, advocating a healthy future for both. The course teaches people to employ the earth’s regenerative ecosystems systems without exploiting and depleting its finite natural resources. This course is for people who want to work as professional designers, obtain practical, hands-on experience to live a more sustainable life, build a more resilient community, increase self-sufficiency in food production and energy needs, and for anyone interested in meeting human needs by turning our surroundings into abundant ecosystems. This class will change your life.

March 1st, 2019 will be the start of our 7th Annual PDC Retreat at Sustainable Kashi, in Sebastian FL . Take time to immerse yourself For 5 weekends in nature, education and fun! Meet like- minded friends that are interested in learning about the benefits of Permaculture in their lives. A permaculture retreat is a wonderful way to connect with nature while disconnecting from everyday life in order to bring yourself back in balance. Classes will be structured in a way that allows time to walk Kashi’s lush sub-tropical paths lined with palmettos, pines and oak. There will be time to kayak the Sebastian River and partake in daily yoga classes. Time to read and study Permaculture on 80 beautiful acres after intensive class room sessions diving deep into the key aspects of Permaculture. With Plenty of time to get your hands dirty in one of our many organic gardens or Permaculture demonstration sites. Time to chat with fellow classmates at Rudra’s Kitchen; eating the most amazing and healthy vegetarian food imaginable and time to sit beneath the stars at the evening’s campfire or outside your tent listening to the night owls. With gourmet meals, floating classroom session on the Saint Sebastian River, small class sizes, and Terry Meer leading this years course, you will want to register soon!

What is included: Internationally recognized certification course, healthy vegetarian meals, and camping.

What is not included: Course textbook

A $500 deposit is required to save your seat.

We have started a scholarship fund and will be hosting a program for those in financial need. If you would like to apply please click here

Event weekends include:

March 1-3

March 22-24

April 19-21

May 3-5

May 24-26

you may attend single weekends however you must attend all weekends to receive a certificate.


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