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Take Permaculture Training here in Caledon

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Written by Patti Foley

Learn and practice permaculture principles and techniques while immersed in an ecovillage this summer from July 24 to August 6.  Earn an internationally recognized Permaculture Certificate after participating in lectures, group design tasks, and hands on activities on the farm.  Experienced teacher, Gregoire Lamoureux from B.C., and guest speakers will lead you on a journey of transformation that will help you design your life and landscape using nature as your guide.  Contact Brenda at for more details and registration info.

JULY 24 – AUG 6, 2016

This intensive 13 day course offers practical training in permaculture design principles and techniques to create sustainable environments that provide self-reliance in food, shelter, energy, fulfilling employment and supportive community. This training will be useful for those from beginning, backyard gardeners to design professionals. Field trips and practical sessions for design and gardening are included. Evening seminars and socials complete the day sessions. Topics include: Ecological Landscape Design, Organic Gardening, Edible Landscaping and Forest Gardening, Poultry Care, Appropriate Technology, Ecovillage Design, Ecoforestry, Soil Fertility and Composting, Fruit and Nut Production, Water Harvesting and Uses. Immerse yourself in a sustainable community on a permaculture designed farm at

Whole Village Ecovillage
Caledon, Ontario

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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