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USA Atlantic PDC

12th-27th May, at Crickets Cove Farm, Virginia


Permaculture in Practice Advanced Course, Spain

1st to 6th May, at Can Lliure, North of Barcelona, Spain


Spain PDC

16th to 28th April, at Can Lliure, North of Barcelona, Spain


Annual Darjeeling Permaculture Design Certification

24th March to 8th April, at Mineral Springs, Darjeeling, India


Goa Permaculture Design Certificate Course

3rd to 18th March, at Jungle Dance, Goa


International Permaculture Convergence Official PDC!

November 3rd - 22nd, 2017, Hyderabad, India.

This is an opportunity of a lifetime. Many of the preeminent permaculturists in the world will be in once place, leading this course, including: Govinda Sharma, Clea Chandmal, Jude Hobbs, Starhawk, Rico Zook, and many others. It is worth the effort to get here! You will not find this kind of all-star lineup all in one place just any time. This is a completely new expanded format PDC!

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Teacher Training at the International Permaculture Convergence

October 21st - 30th, Hyderabad, India, associated with International Permaculture Convergence

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Hyderabad Permaculture Design Certification Course with Narsanna Koppula

7th-21st January 2017, Aranya Farm, North of Hyderabad, India This is a prime venue for a PDC on the Indian subcontinent. Delivered by masters Narsanna Koppula and Rico Zook, this PDC is designed according to local, seasonal geography and climate so that permaculture concepts can be tied in to locally applicable practices ­with particular focus on dry / semi­-arid climatic conditions. Click below to read more!

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14th Annual PDC, Mineral Springs, Darjeeling, India

26th November- 11th December
with Rico Zook and Reed Burnam 

Aapbotay, near Darjeeling, India
Homestay w/local farmer

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Registration Form Link 

Training venue: Mineral Springs, Dabaipani, Darjeeling
Mineral Springs Dabaipani is an internationally certified organic area and fair-trade labeled collective of 456 small farmers since 2002. The farmers have come under the Mineral Spring Sanjukta Vikas Sanstha since 1996. The collective has been marketing small farmers organic tea in the international market, which is grown as a polyculture crop. 

The participants will have home stay accommodations facilities with the members of Mineral Spring Sanjukta Vikas Sanstha. 

Trainers: Rico Zook ( Guest Instructor: Reed Burnam, members of DLR Prerna.

The course fees, inclusive of training material, food and lodge: 
International Candidates Rs. 33,000
Indian Nationals residing outside Darjeeling but working in India Rs. 27,000
Indian Darjeeling Resident Rs. 

For further details:
Download:  Registration Form 

Darjeeling Ladenla Road Prerna
c/o Hayden Hall Complex,
42 Ladenla Road,
Darjeeling 734 101,
West Bengal, India.

Phone Number 91 354 2255894

A working knowledge of English is required by the participant. We do not look for academic qualifications for the course, except an interest to be part of a sustainable lifestyle and be the change you want to see in the world. 

NB: **** DLR Prerna and Rico reserves the right to admit candidates to the course. Candidates will be notified of their participation on receipt of the completely filled application form.


Goa Permaculture Design Certification

November 2-19, Jungle Dance, Arambol, Goa. This internationally recognized course runs over 18days (72 hours) from the 2nd November until the 19th of November 2016, and is hosted in a beautiful green setting near Arambol, Goa. You will learn to utilize strategies and choose which techniques to use, to create a world of abundance for you and those around you.

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