Permaculture Education

Fall Urban Permaculture Design Course at Langara

Urban Permaculture Design Course with Sara Dent & Guests 

Photo montage images from L.A. Farm Lab

Langara Continuing Studies – 72-hour Certificate Program

2012: Fridays, September 21 – December 7, 10am-5:30pm (no class Oct. 19 or Oct. 26)

Weekend Field Trip – Saturday & Sunday, October 13 & 14 

Confirmed Guest Teachers: Erin Innes, Delvin Solkinson

Course Highlights:

Ecological design fundamentals

Aquaponics

Bioremediation

Designing for Urban Places

Four-Seasons Gardening

Pattern Literacy

Portland Place-Making

Social Permaculture

Soil Management

Dive into ecological design theory and hands-on practice and earn your internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate. From growing food and creating healthy soil to building community and re-envisioning the urban environment, this 72-hour course will give you the skills you need to create vibrant and healthy places in the city!

Sara Dent is a trained organic farmer and permaculture designer through the Linnaea Ecological Garden Programme (Cortes, BC), and permaculture educator through the California Urban Permaculture Guild. She has farmed across B.C. and in Mexico and brings her enthusiasm for organic matter and growing local, along with her training as a facilitator to permaculture education.

Registration and Information

Fee: $1100 (70253) Some bursaries available.

Contact: Sonja Embree sembree@langara.bc.ca

www.langara.bc.ca/continuing-studies

Register: 604.323.5322

Info Session: To learn more about the course and meet Sara, please join us Wednesday, Sept. 5, 6-7pm, Room A218, Langara College, 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.

Photo by: Jonathan Dy