Are you ready to take your permaculture design skills to the next level? Looking to start a farm or regenerative enterprise? Want to take your farm or social enterprise a new place?
In this unique course, brought to you by four of the best Permaculture enterprises in Central America, we will be sharing the secrets of how to apply the permaculture principles to bring about real transformation in your life and business.
This advanced course is intended for people who already have experience and training in permaculture, but who want to develop truly regenerative farms, design firms and social projects.
This unique collaboration between Atitlan Organics, Caoba Farms, Finca El Porvenir, and Abundant Edge is truly one-of-a-kind! As some of the most cutting edge regenerative farming enterprises in Central America, the combined knowledge and experience of these four farms will take your Permaculture game to the next level. Course leaders include Alex Kronick, founder of Caoba Farms and one of leading bio-intensive market gardeners in Central America; Laurent Maniet, founder of Finca El Por Venir and one of the Americas' leading tropical agroforestry practitioners; Neal Hegarty, certified Atitlan Organics facilitator, and Oliver Goshey and Jeremy Fellows, founders of Abundant Edge, a cutting-edge regenerative design homestead and enterprise which focuses on the Permaculture design principles and natural building.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:
The Keys to Profitable Market Gardening:
· Fertility and pest management
· Integration of animals, crops and forest gardens
· Seed saving and storing
· Marketing and business strategies for a successful small farm business
The Secrets to Profitable Off-Grid Agroforestry:
· Use of successional models to create a harmonic productive system
· Key management techniques in agroforestry· Keys to energy management in an off-grid operation· Food production and value adding steps for your farm