At Kashi Ashram, 11155 Roseland Road, Sebastian FL 32958
Cost, includes 3 meals a day and yoga
$1700- semi private room
$1900- private room & private bath
You can also come for one day or two day intensives. Details of the course are below (food included, no certificate included)
1-day intensive – $135
2-day intensive – $260 (camping included)
A permaculture design course (PDC) is an internationally recognized curriculum, teaching people around the world methods of environmental stewardship and community-based self-reliance. The permaculturephilosophy teaches a system of co-habitation between people and the earth, advocating a healthy future for both. The course teaches people to employ the earth’s regenerative ecosystems services without exploiting and depleting its finite natural resources.
Meet the Instructors
Eric Phillips is a permaculture instructor and previous renewable energy professional for 12 years. After his initial PDC and water harvesting education in Arizona he traveled to Austrailia to study under world renowned permaculture instructor Geoff Lawton. There he spent over 2 months at Zaytuna Farm where he took a second full PDC, a course in Urban Permaculture and went on to earn his Teacher Training Certificate. For the past two years, Eric has enjoyed teaching and working with Sustainable Kashi year round. His passions are food forests, tropical fruittrees and sustainable communities.
Soo Se Cho is a certified permaculturalist that grew up on Kashi. He has a deep connection to the land and community. He is a year round educator, farmer, and co-founder of Sustainable Kashi. He is passionate about finding local resources to build systems that will feed the generations to come.
Peter Turner is a Florida native who grew up in Indian River County. He holds a bachelors degree from the University of North Florida in history and he obtained his PDC from Koreen Brennan. . Before co-founding Sustainable Kashi, Peter worked as a chef and a high school teacher. Growing up in the Boy Scouts, Peter spent every weekend outside. He considers himself an avid outdoorsman and enjoys doing everything from fishing hiking kayaking and scuba diving.Whether giving a lecture or a form to work his enthusiasm pervades all he does!
TESTIMONIALS FROM Previous PDC
“If you are tired of life in the fast lane, and want to slow down and be in an incredibly beautiful and scenic outdoor setting, Kashi is the place to visit. learn what life can be like when you are surrounded by kindness, generosity, and caring people. Working with earth and caring for its needs in a beautiful setting is what Sustainable Kashi can offer as it seeks to educate people on a better way to grow food and care for the earth” - Susan K.
” Kashi is a lovely welcoming place to visit. The grounds, woodlands, and gardens vibrate with spirit. The meals served were healthy, delicious, and provided adequate variety over the course of my 12 day stay.” -Adina L.
” I had a most wonderful stay at Sustainable Kashi these past 2 weeks. What a Gem! So peaceful, so rejuvenating, so friendly. A sanctuary of serenity has been created by Ma, its spiritual leader for 35 years. I had the chance to be part of a permaculture class here given by Koreen, and I want to thoroughly recommend this experience to anyone who values what nature gives us.” -JP