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21st Annual Permaculture Design Course

at Lost Valley Educational Center

      with Jude Hobbs, Rick Valley, & Marisha Auerbach

December 1 - 14, 2011

Near Eugene, OR

Permaculture offers a positive response to the uncertainties of the future. It is a method of design that offers ways for you to create permanent culture by conscious, sustainable use of resources in all aspects of living.

The time to plan for a resilient and prosperous future is now.

Course Topics Include:
* Permaculture Ethics & Principles
* Mapping & Design Exercises
* Natural Cycles & Pattern Recognition
* Observation & Site Analysis
* Garden Design & Establishment
* Useful Plants & Planting Strategies
* Water Harvesting, Management, & Conservation
* Soil Building & Ecology
* Animals in the System
* Forests, Agroforestry, & Tree Crops
* Eco-Building & Appropriate Technology
* Urban Permaculture & Village Design
* Cooperative Economics

Instructors:
Jude Hobbs has 30 years experience in the design & teaching fields, utilizing whole systems design to generate environmentally sound solutions that inspire sustainable actions. Jude shares her extensive practical experience by teaching workshops & courses in the US & Canada. She has developed curricula for diverse learning styles with techniques that are inspiring & information rich.  Jude is a Field Director for the Permaculture Institute (USA) and co-tends 7 acres in Cottage Grove, Oregon where there are abundant micro-climate. www.cascadiapermacultrue.com
Rick Valley is Lost Valley's land steward, and a licensed landscape contractor, designer & nurseryman. He has consulted for communities such as CoHo Cohousing in Corvallis, OR, and Linnea Farm in British Columbia. During 30 years of permaculture teaching & design experience, Rick has co-taught the first design courses in Oregon, Canada, Belize, and Alaska. His favorite parts of the permaculture whole are food forests and shaping earth to enhance wetlands & store water. www.lostvalley.org
Marisha Auerbach has been actively teaching permaculture for the past 13 years with experience in both rural and urban areas. As a food security activist, Marisha’s international permaculture work has taken her to Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Haiti.  www.herbnwisdom.com

Cost: $1250 including accommodations and prepared organic meals.

To register, contact Marisha Auerbach (503) 464-5565 or queenbee@herbnwisdom.com

Register now to reserve your space in this inspiring and informative course!

Lost Valley is an intentional community and nonprofit educational center, dedicated to living, learning, and teaching sustainable, ecologically-based culture in Dexter, OR. Our 87 acres in the foothills of the Cascades, 20 miles SE of Eugene, offer forests, a natural meadow, organic gardens, hiking trails, a pond, and a creek.  www.lostvalley.org
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I love teaching this course each year because of our fabulous teaching team.  Jude Hobbs. Rick Valley, and I have lots of experience in both urban and rural permaculture. Our experience spans multiple bioregions and projects from the small scale to commercial scale production to aid work.  I hope you can join us!  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions...
 
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wish someone would do a course the last two weeks in December to utilize that useless to me time off that colleges take in December around a bunch of old religious observations I try to avoid.
 
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21st Annual Lost Valley Educational Center Permaculture Design Course with Jude Hobbs, Rick Valley,
& Marisha Auerbach, Being Held December 1-14, 2011
Two Week Permaculture Design Course  Being Held December 1st thru 14th at Lost Valley Educational Center in Dexter, Oregon Open for Enrollment
November 3, 2011, Dexter, OR -- Lost Valley Educational Center is now accepting enrollment for the upcoming Permaculture Design Course being held from December 1st through 14th, 2011.   
This will be the 21st annual session of this course and the permaculture principles taught offer a positive response to the uncertainties of the future.   For those new to the field, permaculture It is a method of design that offers ways  to create permanent culture by conscious, sustainable use of resources in all aspects of living. This course is appropriate for all levels of students, from beginning to experienced --  the time to plan for a resilient and prosperous future is now. 
The Permaculture Design Course topics include:   Permaculture Ethics & Principles,  Mapping & Design Exercises,  Natural Cycles & Pattern Recognition, Observation & Site Analysis, Garden Design & Establishment,  Useful Plants & Planting Strategies,  Water Harvesting, Management, & Conservation, Soil Building & Ecology,  Animals in the System,  Forests, Agroforestry, & Tree Crops,  Eco-Building & Appropriate Technology, Urban Permaculture & Village Design and Cooperative Economics.
The primary instructors of the course are Jude Hobbs, Rick Valley and Marisha Auerbach.  Jude Hobbs has 30 years of experience in the design & teaching fields, utilizing whole systems design to generate environmentally sound solutions that inspire sustainable actions. Jude shares her extensive practical experience by teaching workshops & courses in the US & Canada. She has developed curricula for diverse learning styles with techniques that are inspiring & information rich. Jude is a  Field Director for the Permaculture Institute (USA) and co-tends 7 acres in Cottage Grove, Oregon, where there are abundant micro-climate.  For more information visit www.cascadiapermaculture.com
Rick Valley is Lost Valley's land steward, and a licensed landscape contractor, designer & nurseryman.  Rick has consulted for communities such as CoHo Cohousing in Corvallis, OR, and Linnea Farm in British Columbia.  During 30 years of permaculture teaching & design experience,  Rick co-taught the first design courses in Oregon, Canada, Belize, and Alaska. His favorite parts of the permaculture whole are food forests and shaping earth to enhance wetlands & store water.  For more information visit www.lostvalley.org

Marisha Auerbach has been actively teaching permaculture for the past 13 years with experience in both rural and urban areas.  As a food security activist, Marisha’s international permaculture work has taken her to Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Haiti.  Marisha’s permaculture teachings are focused on empowering individuals and communities to enhance their self-reliance.   For more information visit www.herbnwisdom.com
Cost for the intensive two week course is $1250 and includes accommodations and prepared organic meals.  To register, contact Marisha Auerbach at (503) 464-5565 or queenbee@herbnwisdom.com  Register now to reserve your space in this inspiring and informative course. 
Lost Valley is an intentional community and nonprofit educational center, dedicated to living, learning, and teaching sustainable, ecologically-based culture in Dexter, Oregon.  Among 87 acres in the foothills of the Cascades, 20 miles SE of Eugene, Lost Valley offer forests, a natural meadow, organic gardens, hiking trails, a pond, and a creek.   For more information please visit www.lostvalley.org or call (541)  937-3351. 

 
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