Introduction to Permaculture Workshop
August 24-26, 2012
A Sustainable Future
Permaculture is an integrated design system based on the relationships found in nature. Anyone can use this system to sustainably grow their own food. Permaculture provides a tangible foothold in developing your next best steps toward living a sustainable lifestyle.
The course is designed to give the participant an understanding of the principles and applications of permaculture in their lives and communities. Topics that will be covered will include:
- design basics
- urban and suburban permaculture
- greywater systems.
About the Instructor
Warren Brush is a certified Permaculture designer and teacher, as well as a mentor and storyteller. For the past 25 years, he has been inspiring people of all ages to discover, nurture and express their inherent gifts, while living in a sustainable manner. He is co-founder of Quail Springs Learning Oasis & Permaculture Farm, Sustainable Vocations, Wilderness Youth Project, Trees for Children and his Permaculture design company, True Nature Design. He works extensively in Permaculture education and sustainable systems design in North America and Africa, as well as in other countries worldwide.
Warren has devoted many years to mentoring youth to inspire and equip them to live in a sustainable manner, with integrity and a hopeful perspective. His mentoring includes working with those who are former child soldiers, orphans, youth from troubled families and situations, as well as those from other varied and privileged backgrounds.