Re-Skill-ience Workshop Series

G.A.L.A. hosts hands-on homesteading and bushcraft workshops about everything from beekeeping to fermenting foods to grafting and beyond! Learn more here.

Start a Study Circle

Every year G.A.L.A. helps communities in NH organize Study Circles – small groups of people coming together to learn about topics of sustainability in a fashion similar to a book club.  Learn more.

Sustain-A-Raisers and You!

Sustain-A-Raisers are volunteer-led installations of raised garden beds, rain barrels, compost bins, cold frames, and clotheslines! Inquire about hosting or volunteering for a Raiser today!

A 5 Weekend Permaculture Design Certification Course

 

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WHAT:G.A.L.A. is please to announce the launch of a 5-weekend Permaculture Design Certification Course with two of the most experienced instructors in NH – Steve Whitman & Lauren Chase-Rowell. Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to the course and the participants
  • Species Niche analysis tool
  • History of Permaculture
  • Ethics and principles
  • Global issues and the evidence for Permaculture
  • Watersheds, Bioregions, Eco-Identity
  • Soil and water
  • Landforms and water storage
  • Plant relationships
  • Animals in the system
  • D Acres Visit
  • Plymouth Permaculture Sites – Small scale Design
  • Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy
  • Greenhouse Design and season extension
  • Base Mapping and Analysis and Assessment
  • Goals Articulation exercise
  • Group Design Project
  • Forest Gardening
  • Mushrooms
  • Coppicing
  • Planning and Zoning Issues
  • Transition Town Efforts
  • Visit to Lauren’s Home – Living in Harmony with animals…Wild and Domestic
  • Individual Design Presentations

WHEN: September 8-9; October 6-7; November 10-11; December 1-2; January 5-6; (MAKE UP DATES -February 2-3)

Saturday Classes 9-9 Sunday Classes 9-4

COST:

$1,000 if registered by 6/15/12

$1,100 if registered by 7/15/12

$1,200 after 7/15/12

Tuition includes 3 vegetarian meals; students are responsible for contributing to one potluck per weekend. Accommodations and financing may be available.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Email Susan Fuller at sfuller5277@yahoo.com

READY TO SIGN UP?

A complete registration form can be downloaded here.

Download Registration Form Here

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