Seattle Tilth is pleased to welcome renowned permaculturists Toby Hemenway and Larry Santoyo to teach our yearly intensive Permaculture Design Course. This very popular course is sure to inspire and transform participants!
Toby Hemenway is the author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home Scale Permaculture, which for the last eight years has been the best-selling permaculture book in the world. Find out more about Toby on his website.
Larry Santoyo, Lead Instructor at The Permaculture Academy, is an ecological designer, green business consultant and senior planner at Earthflow Designs. Santoyo was mentored by permaculture’s founding father, Bill Mollison, going on to teach classes with Mollison and at colleges and universities nationwide. Find out more about Larry on his website.
Permaculture uses ecological principles to create sustainable human communities that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. This course allows students of all levels and interests to delve into the the engaging ideas and practical applications of permaculture. Some of the main discussion topics are: permaculture foundations, pattern literacy, water cycles, soil structure and composition, ecosystems, built environments, energy, community dynamics, and social permaculture. These topics coalesce to inspire a final group design project that all students complete to receive the certification.
For more details and to register, please visit Seattle Tilth: http://seattletilth.nonprofitsoapbox.com/calendar/event/449