Note: This course is currently cancelled – we’ll have updates here if a class is held in Santa Barbara in the future.
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
This full certificate course will meet in Santa Barbara in 2012. It will be led by Toby Hemenway and will feature nationally known teachers as well as local experts. The PDC will give you holistic tools for creating food, water, and energy security; building healthy communities and economies; and solutions to many other issues. It provides a framework for decision-making in a complex world and for right livelihood. Permaculture uses ecological principles to create sustainable human communities that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. This life-changing course is ideal for homeowners, gardeners, teachers, design and real estate professionals, and anyone interested in creating a sustainable future.
The course is adapted to a wide variety of learning styles and is presented via lecture, images, video, group discussion, exercises, and design projects. For more information on the permaculture design course in general, see the FAQ.