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Friday
Jul072017

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!

Please find more information about this course on the official course page here: http://ipcindia2017.org/pdc_training.php

Friday
Jul072017

Teacher Training at the International Permaculture Convergence

October 24th - 31st, Hyderabad, India, associated with International Permaculture Convergence

Please find more information about this opportunity here: http://ipcindia2017.org/teacher_training.php

Friday
Jul072017

Teacher Training with Jude Hobbs and Rico Zook

October 7th to 14th, La Loma Viva, Granada, Spain

Please find information about this wonderful course here: http://www.lalomaviva.com/permaculture-teacher-training-course-1/

Sunday
Jun052016

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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Sunday
Jun052016

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

Contact for more information: darjeelingprerna@gmail.com
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 (www.i-permaculture.org) 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.

Sunday
Jun052016

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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Sunday
Jun052016

Holistic Farm Design Workshop

4th-6th June, Neem Karoli Baba Ashram and Hanuman Temple, Taos, NM This workshop will integrate hands-on experience with an in-depth introduction to what makes a farm (or any system) holistic, regenerative and resilient. We will look at the foundations of regenerative systems, as well as how permaculture principles can be applied in both physical systems, such as a farm, and in invisible systems, such as communities and organizations.

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Wednesday
Nov252015

Spring Darjeeling PDC

26th March - 10th April, 2016

Aapbotay, near Darjeeling, India
Homestay w/local farmer

Contact for more information: darjeelingprerna@gmail.com
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 (www.i-permaculture.org) Guest Instructor: 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.

Sunday
May102015

Hyderabad Permaculture Design Certification Course

12th - 23rd December, 2015
Co-taught with:
 Narsanna Koppula

Contact for registrations: aranyahyd@gmail.com +91-9949062295, +91-9440881043
Location: Permaculture Farm near Hyderabad, India 

Download Power Point course brochure here: PDC-Dec-2015

The purpose of this course is to spread the knowledge and practice of Permaculture. The course is designed according to local, seasonal geographical and climatic conditions, so that permaculture concepts can be tied in to locally applicable practices - with particular focus on dry and semi-arid climatic conditions.  
Additionally, the course aims to disseminate information & stimulate discussions on below ideas:
  • Permaculture as a social responsibility.
  • Grassroots Permaculture.
  • The role women play in agriculture.
  • Traditional Indian Permaculture practices.
Who can attend: Students, Practitioners, Farmers, Farm managers who want to learn more about the designing sustainable systems (farm, garden, forests etc.) and improving the soil.

About Narsanna Koppula: Narsanna Koppula is a Permaculture pioneer in India, campaigner of permaculture practices all over the world, nature lover, environmentalist and humanitarian working for cause of empowerment of rural communities. Forest being his first love, believes forest is the future and he spreads his message through his child "Aranya Agricultural alternatives" a nonprofit organization operational presently in tribal areas of Adilabad, also in backward areas of Zaheerabad, in Telangana, India. While working with grassroots level communities since almost three decades, he is committed to the vision of achieving Ecological and sustainable Agricultural Livelihoods through Permaculture, and t Subsistence farming practices for healthy and non exploitative society.

 

 

Sunday
May102015

12th Annual Darjeeling PDC

21st November - 6th December, 2015

Aapbotay, near Darjeeling, India
Homestay w/local farmer

Contact for more information: darjeelingprerna@gmail.com
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 (www.i-permaculture.org) Guest Instructor: 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:  Nov '14 Travel Finance info 
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.