[Sust-mar] Permaculture workshops--new lower price!

Nicole Arsenault nicole.arsenault at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 19:19:15 EDT 2009

Greetings--we've listened to feedback and have reconsidered our pricing--the
workshop will go on as announced and the new fee is *$120! *We are willing
to negotiate costs if you really need to, and the work-study spots are still

           *Permaculture & Natural Building Workshop*
                      The first in our Lifeboat Series* of 2009 workshops.

    July 17th-19th  2009-- Permaculture Centre at Highland Farm, Belmont NS.

         Have fun learning how to build simply with natural materials!
Prepare to
              get muddy! Bring humour & inspiration!

This hands on workshop, led by Kim Thompson, will focus on construction of
an cob oven, and using a variety of earth plasters as a renovation strategy.
Permaculture principals will be integrated into all aspects of the weekend.

The workshop begins with an organic supper on Friday, followed by a talk and
tour of the newly installed permaculture design site with Alex Denicola.
Saturday we will  cob construct an outdoor bread oven, a wall, and do lots
of earth plastering followed by a campfire/ social (BYO).

Sunday morning we'll complete some of the projects, finish-up with lunch and
a closing circle.

All meals are included (we're an organic vegetable farm too!). There are a
few room beds, and lots of dry barn space and tenting sites available.

Cost is $120 inclusive. Partial work scholarships available for two people.
*Enrollment is limited to 12*, so *please register early *by
emailing--alexdenicola at hotmail.com, or calling alex at #792-7041,
andsending $50 c/o alex to 1217 Belmont Rd. RR2 Newport NS B0N2A0.
Balance due
on arrival.

Bring sleeping bags, pillow, flashlights--all the usual--and WORKCLOTHES for
sure!! We'll be glad to help arrange carpooling too.

DIRECTIONS: (from Halifax)Hwy 101 towards valley--exit 3/ Mt.Uniake--left
--20 min to #215e, turn right towards Brooklyn--5km--bear right thru
village, straight under flashing light(1/2k), bear left at hilltop Y
intersect(1/2k), then bear right(thru another Y) on 215 and then a quick
left on Belmont rd. We're 4k up that road on the right. #1217 Belmont
rd.--drive back to 3rd barn. you can also get to Brooklyn via #14 from 101
exit 5.

*There will be a Lifeboat Series workshop on August 30-31, and another
October 3-4, 2009. These will focus on Permaculture design principles, and
includes lots of hands on learning too.

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