Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Intro to Permaculture

Spread Organic Agriculture in the Philippines (SOAP) and Cabiokid are pleased to invite you to a two-day “Introduction to Permaculture Course” which will be held on October 29-30 (Saturday and Sunday) at the Department of Agriculture Agribusiness Center at Elliptical Road, Diliman Quezon City. The lecturer for the course would be Bert Peeters.

Permaculture will provide you ideas and knowledge on designing your own landscape (farm) through some relevant technologies. It will offer design concepts applicable for areas in your surroundings to make it more sustainable, profitable, yet stable and habitable.
The two-day course will provide basic information that will include the following:
-          Idea on what is permaculture
-          Permaculture ethics and principles
-          Pattern language
-          Permaculture introduction
-          Design Exercise

-          Interaction in the natural world
-          Specific interactions, maximize energies
-          Design exercise with discussions

Cabiokid has been developing the principles of permaculture in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija in its 5.5hectare property.  It has transformed the area into a sustainable property using permaculture as the guiding framework.From a mono-cropping and chemical farming area, the Cabiokid area now produce organic rice with many other crops. All sorts of vegetables are now growing in abundance in the farm while birds are common residents and reptiles and mammals can easily be seen in the surrounding areas.
PHP2000 includes certificate, materials and lunch/snacks.  Please register and prepay on or before October 21.  Send payment to Solraya Enterprises, BPI, C/A 3535-8057-24.  After payment, please email spreadorganicagriculture@yahoo.com for payment details and name of participant.  Registration after October 21 will be charged at PHP2500.

Email spreadorganicagriculture@yahoo.com or call (0917) 847-2639 for questions.  Thank you.

No comments:

Post a Comment