This course is hosted by the Projeto Novas Descobertas at Campo do Vale, Quinta do Vale da Lama, and takes places 1 to 15 October 2017. is teaming up with this event, and we hope you join us!

An international Permaculture Design Certificate Course is an intensive two week experience that will empower you with tools and design skills to create lush and resilient habitats, homes and communities.

This full-immersion course covers the core 72-hour curriculum of permaculture design. You will learn to create ecological, social, and economic systems to provide for your needs, the needs of the natural systems that sustain us, and the needs of future generations. Be it your balcony or your entire home, a village, local community, or your business, this course is designed to stimulate and empower you into becoming an holistic systems designer.

The practical sessions draw on the diversity and experience of Quinta do Vale da Lama’s staff. Designed around your interests, they give you hands-on experience and the practical details of topics you’re passionate about – whether it’s how to save your seeds, how to create events to bring your community together, or how to start your ethical microbusiness.


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Course location

The Course takes place at Quinta do Vale da Lama, a 42 ha farm right on the banks of where the river Alvor meets the Atlantic Ocean close to Lagos.

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