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2 Week PDC on Martha's Vineyard MA

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Another PDC will be happening on the island of Martha's Vineyard however with a different group of people running it.  New hostel managers and new facilitators are sure to make this a fantastic course in conjunction with a few of the emerging Permaculture farms.  The Martha's Vineyard Guild has been established and is going quite strong with meetings, film nights and even a book club.  Kaila Binney of TreeYo Permaculture is really pushing the movement along there with these events and will be joined for the course by her old TreeYo partner Doug Crouch.  Hope to see you there!

Course Title: Martha’ Vineyard 2 Week PDC
Course Date: May 2nd-May 15th 2010
Org. Name: TreeYo Permaculture
Org. Address: Youth Hostel
Contact Person: Kaila Binney
Phone: 508-33-5797
Course Fee: $800-$600, without Room and Board
Course Format: 2 week Residential Certified Permaculture Design Course
Course Location: Youth Hostel, West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
Course Instructor(s): Kaila Binney and Doug Crouch
Course Description: A permaculture course is in the works for the states from the teaching team of TreeYo. Check out our site to learn more about the PDC, host site, and the teaching team.
This course includes the following topics and more:
- Ethics, Principles, and Methods of Design
- Water harvesting, conservation, purification, and revitalization
- Trees, reforestation, and nutrient recycling
- Soil classification, biological interaction, and remineralization
- Climatic Factors and their influences on the design
- Tropical, Dryland, and Temperate influences on vegetation, housing, and
- Nutrition and fermentation
- Transition Towns – emerging and evolving approach to community level sustainability

Beyond the standard 72 hour certificate course, this course will utilize the incredible resources here on the island, visiting local sites and working with local farmers, gardeners, and practitioners to learn invaluable local knowledge.
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