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John van der Rest
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Location: nijmegen netherlands
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Hi there,
I am looking for a permaculture proyect to work at as a volunteer (food/board) from the end of July until the beginning of september 2013. I am finishing my PDC here in the Netherlands in July and would like to learn more especially on soil development and creating edible (forest) gardens. But also water management, building and designing elements interest me. I already have experience in soil development and work as a professional gardener.
So if you can use the help of a strong, enthusiastic man, let me know! I speak dutch, english, spanish, german and a bit of french.
 
Leila Rich
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Location: Wellington, New Zealand. Temperate, coastal, sandy, windy,
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Welcome to permies John
Do you have any particular place in mind, or could you be interested in going anywhere?
 
John van der Rest
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Hi Sheila,

I am open to any place where I can learn more in practice.
Thank you.
 
orto del sole
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Location: Italy-Slovenia Border Karst
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Hi john,
look up www.cesnet.it, you can write to them directly
 
steve barker
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Summer/Fall Apprentice Opportunity Clear Water Sanctuary A cooperative Permaculture Homestead 20 miles northwest of Olympia WA
An apprentice would experience natural building including earth, cordwood and roundwood construction, reciprocating roofs, integrated greenhouses, barn-building and portable animal shelters, plasters and various earth recipes, off-grid water and energy systems, no-till forest gardening methods, pole-fencing, wild-crafting and a lot more. This will be a well-rounded and intensive learning experience in the sustainable arts. This needs to be a good match both ways. It’s a great opportunity for just the right folks wanting to learn a lot in a short time…by intensive hands-on experience. Here’s what we have to offer: besides the mentorship* (please see to learn more about the mentor) in Permaculture and natural building, a LOT of homestead skills will be in use and taught along the way. We can also offer to share an old-style farmhouse on a 100 acre cattle ranch nearby, complete with electricity, phone, clean hot & cold water, full kitchen and even a small hot tub we can set up. The ranch has a beautiful river that flows by. There’s also camping on Clear Water Sanctuary land, 25 acres of forest in-holding with a large clear, cold, creek that runs through. There’s room for 2-4 folks. The exchange covers the places to stay, a few bulk food staples, and intensive mentorship. Apprentices need to cover most of their own food and basic needs. This can be seen as a great deal because many students are paying lots of money to learn these skills in places that are more established. For a hearty soul eager to deepen their Permaculture design experience and broaden their natural building horizons, this could be a golden opportunity. If interested please contact clearwatersanctuary@yahoo.com 0r try calling 360-249-3166

clearwatersanctuary.weebly.com/‎
directory.ic.org/23389/Clear_Water_Sanctuary
 
He was giving me directions and I was powerless to resist. I cannot resist this tiny ad:
2017 Permaculture Design Course and Appropriate Technology Course at Wheaton Labs
http://richsoil.com/pdc
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