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Permaculture Design Course (PDC)

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A method of whole-system design for resilience that can be applied to home, farm, or village in any setting ranging from urban to rural. Using a multidisciplinary approach, we can imagine and build permanently sustainable human settlements that respect natural resources, the human person, and ensure justice for all.

Permaculture Design Course (PDC)

Practical Permaculture (purchase at the farm shop)

Printable Study Aids (downloadable from Resources page)

Coloured Pencils, markers, watercolours, etc.

Alcohol-Based felt-tipped pens in a range of tip sizes, black

Drafting Tools

Computer with internet access

Mixed Media Pad (recommend 18"x24")

Tracing Paper (recommend 18x24")

A large, flat, firm surface (floor, table)

Plenty of tea, nourishing snacks, 


Deacon's wife. Mother of Eleven. Farmer. Teacher. Creator. Cook.