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PDC Permaculture Design Course    Island of S. Miguel – Azores – Portugal sept 2017

New School Permaculture PDC
Permaculture Design Course


Island of S. Miguel – Azores – Portugal

September  2017

Course by Helder Valente and

the New School Permaculture  Team


In this course you will learn the New School Permaculture design secrets.
This course will be in the beautiful subtropical island of S. Miguel

This island has amazing microclimates, you can find plants from cold climates like chestnuts or rhubarb with tropical fruits like mangoes or pineaples all growing very close.

To see what the amazing food we can grow

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What is Permaculture?
Permaculture is a sustainable design system that provides for human needs while having positive effects on the surrounding environment.


 It is based on the ethics of earth care, people care and fair share, and provides practical solutions to the global crises we are currently facing.
Helder studied and worked with pioneers like Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton in Turkey, Doug Bullock in the Amazon, Rosemary Morrow in Austria, Graham Bell in Scotland, Darren dougherty, Ernst Gotcsh, Sepp Holzer in Portugal and many others in countries like Haiti, Canada, Egipt, Finland, Peru, always learning and practicing this sustainable design methods.
While living in the city he dedicated 5 years on developing urban permaculture projects and for the last 5 years traveling and developing permaculture institutes around the world. 
 It all started in 2009 teaching permaculture to students at the agriculture university and since then learning and teaching in many different climates and getting to know the old ways and new ways of sharing information.
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 By December 2012 in the Peruvian Amazon working in support to the shipibo indigenous communities Helder created the New School Permaculture and  is now developing alternative educational methods.
In 2013 the New School has been presenting at the IPC International Permaculture congress in Cuba and sharing experience about ecosocial regeneration.


The New School Permaculture uses creative and inspiring educational tools that enable the students to empower each other in a way that many people have never seen before.

To see testimonials from our students

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The course is presented by creative non formal education methods, that are based on creating a bridge between the right and left side of the brain, so that the analytical and creative abilities of the students get fully stimulated and get the most out of the experience…for many people is the most empowering and inspiring transformative process of their lives…and they carry this with them every were they go….and thats our goal.




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To see what grows in the region

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The subjects covered during this Permaculture Design Course include:

The ethics and principles of Permaculture
Learning strategies

Educational Methods

 Reading the landscape 
Pattern in design
Water preservation
Forests and trees
Soils building
Buildings and natural construction
Alternative economies
Community development
To know more about the content of the course you can check our videos on you tube
Event is also on facebook

There will be some early bird discounts for people that sign up in advance


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