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Permaculture Design Course 4-Week Internship

Complete your PDC over a 4-week intensive, hands on internship learning the essentials of permaculture design science. Experience the principles and ethics of permaculture at Almost Heaven Farms and learn how to implement them into your life.  Leave with a self-designed, action pathway to guide you forward.

Prerequisite – Open mind.

Included – Accommodations, food and all training materials.

Organic Biofertilizer Training

Maximize use of local resources, make your own biofertilizers, manage insects and fungus, reproduce and use native microbes and build soil fertility and productivity. Based on cutting-edge developments in microbiology, soil health and plant nutrition.  Includes set up of an on-site biofertilizer mini-factory.

10 – 20 participants, 5 days

Hosted at your own site.

Design and Consulting Services

Build resilience and sustainability into your farm, project or business or help communities develop resilience and adapt to climate change, through design and consulting services provided by Zachary Barton and team. We are committed to providing a diversity of solutions to challenges being faced across the Himalayan Bioregion. 

Eg. Land design, program design, community development, organic agriculture, earthworks, project implementation and management, evaluation, communications, research.

Diploma of Applied Permaculture Design

Become a internationally recognized Permaculture Designer through this 2-year, self-directed study course. Join the ranks of professional designers leading the regenerative movement around the world. By the end of the diploma you will be able to design a diversity of both land and non-land based projects, as well as implement, manage, evaluate and tweak them.

Prerequisite – Permaculture Design Course & 2 years of permaculture related experience.

Included – Induction workshop, 20 hours of tutorials, certificate & accreditation, one-year membership, graduation event. 

Work on an Ecological Restoration Project

Invest your time and energy to help restore local ecologies across the Himalayan bioregion. Partake in and learn about the latest ecological restoration practices, earth-building techniques and community development methods. You will get more than you could ever give…

2-4 weeks

Included – Accommodations, food and ecological restoration training.

Fermented Food and Health Workshop

Improve your health, become more food secure and tickle your tastebuds by learning about fermented foods with Shova Devi Magar. Join the international food revolution and fill your kitchen with fermented fruits, veggies, beans, grains, dairy, drinks and more!

5-10 participants, 2 days

Included – Food, accommodation and all training materials.

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