The Wilder Institute, Next Generation Permaculture presents:
Permaculture and the Arts Design Intensive!
Where: Frogwood Retreat Center, Northern California Redwoods
When: May 23- June 6, 2006
What: Join us for a creative 14-day arts and hands-on intensive! 112 hr certificated permaculture design course with daily art classes, movement, yoga & theatre.
Who: Permaculture Teachers: Joel Glanzberg and Jenny Pell
with Byron Delvin Gelin, Jamie Mulligan Smith, & Wendy Breiby
Visionary Artists: Mariela de la Paz and Nemo
Movement, Yoga and Theatre: Nala Walla and Michael Suzerris
Raw Food Chef: Bruce Horowitz of the Sun Kitchen
Cost: $1,450 - includes delicious vegetarian and raw foods made from a mix of local cuisine & farm-fresh foods, accommodations in cabins nestled in the Redwoods, full use of Frogwood Lodge, hot tub, & trails
Deadline to apply: April 25th, 2006 $100 discount if paid in full by April 1st.
$350 non-refundable deposit required. Space limited to 25 students.
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PERMACULTURE: design principles & methodologies • reading landscapes, mapping, & site analysis local self-reliance • alternative economic systems • plant propagation & seed saving • indigenous cultivation, traditions & practices perennial polycultures & developing
food forests • energy conservation & renewable energy sources • ecosystem restoration / bioremediation • hydrology & aquaculture • forest management & agroforestry • natural building & ecovillage design • urban permaculture strategies • whole systems theory and ecoliteracy • herbs & medicinal plants
ARTS: painting • drawing • mandala gardens • yoga • ”body ecology” – contact dance, authentic movement, playback theater, ritual poetry • patterns in nature • sacred geometry • trellising and garden art • weaving • sculpture
Permaculture is an ethical design system for creating human environments that are ecologically sound & economically viable. It integrates innovative science into the conscious development of cultivated ecosystems that have the diversity, stability, & resilience of natural ecosystems.