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🌿 Permaculture Design “Live Consultation” with Brian Kerkvliet
May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm$65
Consultation site is located near Concrete in Skagit Valley,
A live consultation allows one to be involved in the Permaculture design design process. You will have the opportunity to observe the design considerations and decisions involved in obtaining the best design for the goals of the client considering the possibilities and limitations of the property. The beauty of this kind of event is that it is dealing with a real property and real design parameters and constraints. Seeing the design process first hand allows one to better design their own land without having to attend a full 2 week permaculture design course.
Design Steps involved include:
- Client interview and discussion
- Design considerations, goals & strategies
- Walk the land and sketch design considerations and parameters
- define property’s zones
- Identifying sector influence
- Water strategies in the landscape
- How to utilize on site resources to maximum system benefit
- Put information together to map out a site plan
- Evaluate resources and set a realistic timeline and phased implementation plan
Join us in the beautiful North Cascades as we learn together how to read a landscape and plan for a sustainable system using Permaculture Design Principles with experienced Permaculturalist Brian Kerkvliet of Inspiration Farm.
Brian Kerkvliet, a co-steward of Inspiration Farm, has a wide breadth of practical knowledge on how to partner with natural systems to bring forth stability and abundance. Having completed three full Permaculture design certificate courses, he now does consultation work for others who want to fast track the establishment of resilient system on their land. Inspiration Farm is an 11 acre homestead styled farm founded in 1994, integrating Biodynamic and Permaculture practices in relation to annual & perennial food systems, animal husbandry, appropriate technology, and land/water nutrient management. www.inspirationfarm.com
May 25 & 26, 2019 One or Two Days in the Beautiful North Cascades, Skagit River Ecosystem learning how to heal the earth. Here are some photos of the site.
Sat. May 25 10am-5pm Permaculture Design Live Consultation
with Brian Kerkvliet
Sat. only $65, including Lunch
Sunday May 25, 10-noon Old Growth Forest Walk
Explore an old growth forest with Terri Wilde, observe a healthy ecosystem and learn edible and medicinal uses of plants and fungi. Sun. walk only $20
Whole permaculture weekend: both days of presentations plus
Evening Social Permie Sharing, Lovely Sleeping Accommodations, includes Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast
$95 for campers
$155 for a comfortable bed