UNH Sponsors Series On Permaculture
Contact: Marge Joy
University of New Hampshire
Date: July 15, 2005
DURHAM, N.H. -- Expanding upon the University of
New Hampshire’s efforts in the area of agricultural sustainability,
the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture will sponsor a series
of lectures, workshops and design certification courses.
Permaculture draws together the diverse skills and ways of living
which need to be rediscovered and developed in order to empower
people to move from being dependent consumers to responsible producers.
"Permaculture Today, A Global View,” will be presented
Friday, July 22, 2005, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the Durham campus at
Hall, Room G10. It is free and open to the public.
Guest lecturers for the permaculture design program on Aug.6, are
Julia and Charles Yelton, of Humustacia Permaculture Gardens in
Whitefield, Maine, international Permaculture designers and teachers
who have traveled and lectured throughout the world
The Permaculture series will consist of the following lectures,
workshops and courses:
INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE, LECTURE:
Friday, July 22, 2005, 1-4 p.m. Free to public.
INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE DESIGN, WORKSHOP:
Saturday, August 6, 2005, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee: $50
PERMACULTURE DESIGNER CERTIFICATE COURSE:
Saturday, May 27, 2006 (5 p.m.) to Saturday, June 11, 2006, (5 p.m.)
The Permaculture Design Certification course is a two-week course
leading to certification. The certification requirements, as defined
by Permaculture International, include a minimum of 72 hours of
classes, plus hands-on, practical exercises, fieldwork and completion
of a design project.
For more information on the program, contact Marge Joy at firstname.lastname@example.org.