28 October - 8 November 2018
Advanced Permaculture Design Course (APDC)
with Christoff Schneider

Composting Expert, Permaculture Designer & Consultant with more than 15 Years of Experience

At the Himalaya Shanti Ashram - Eco Retreat for Yoga, Meditation and Healing

The APD Course will also contain early morning Yoga & Meditation Sessions in Sharat Arora Yoga Method taught by Beata Katarzyna (Shivani), the Teacher at the Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre since 2011

Components of the Advanced Design Permaculture Course (ADPC)
28-30 October Composting, Humus Building & Soil Life Workshop
31 October - 2 November Advanced Design Permaculture Course
(3 November day off to rest)
4-8 November Gardening and Food Forest  
Additional workshop:
9-10 November Pizza Clay Oven Building    

DESCRIPTIONS
28-30 October // Composting, Humus Building & Soil Life Workshop
“Be part of the solutions, not problems”

Revolutionary Composting, Humus Building & Soil Life Workshop. The course will be taught in English. With Christoff Schneider Permaculture- School. Permaculture strategies for happy soil life & stable humus building in theory and practise

  1. What is soil, humus, compost, fertilizer, mulch, terra preta, green manure? A crisp crash course in soil science, how to make soil life happy, humus building & soil testing
  2. Hot & cool composts, compost extracting, activated terra preta, crop rotation, intercropping…

Main parameters for; - growing organic, nutrient rich, veggies. - optimized garden preparation - producing “Living Terra Preta”

Adding worm farming if there is source for getting compost worms (eisenia foetida) from a local source, which is great for establishing your dry compost systems.

31 October - 2 November // Advanced Design Permaculture Course (ADPC)
PREREQUISITE: only for the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) graduates
A step by step guide and real-life approach to work with people in the field
Hone your design skills and build confidence in the design process
We fit this course to your personal needs
Design process overview
Reading the landscape and natural patterns
Using Zone and Sector-planning way beyond landscape design to structure daily life, projects, companies, aid projects
Client interview and goal articulation
Practical collecting of informations necessary
Creating a quotation
Laws - finding out regulations and talking with administrations.
Planning exercises of given design tasks in groups and/or of your own personal project
One-on-one mentoring with Christoff

4-8 November Gardening and Food Forest  
Gardening:
How to build garden beds. Endurance depending on your needs, tools and resources
Explaining and building; planning, calculating, earthworks
Finding and best use of local resources
The advantage of „good" tools
Raised, mound, mandala, keyhole gardens, vertical gardens, pot planting
Polyculture systems, planting regimes, green manure crops, perennial cropping systems
Water ¬management
Integrated animal management
How to set up a simple green house, walipini, nursery, winter garden
Food Forest, Forest Gardening, Agro-forestry:
We will go through all steps how to create very energy efficient Food Forest, Forest Gardening, Agro forestry systems.
Different beginnings, different middles, different ends… and you will feel real confident how to do it.
- Pattern language of a forest
- Succession in natural systems
- Planning, Design and Maintaining of food forest systems
- Water management small and big scale
- Use of tools, machinery and animals to prepare the land
- Pioneer plants for regeneration
- Improving soil-microbiology for better humus building
- Suitable trees and plants

9-10 November Pizza Clay Oven Building    
Pizza Oven, Rocket Stove with pyrolysis, Bottle Window building workshop (if you have bottles ;-), Mud building, mud bricks (adobe), clay plaster
We learn in this workshop how to;
- find suitable clay
- testing clay mixtures for different purposes
- discussing several technical realization options for clay oven, rocket stove, lorena stove
- building foundation for our projects
- we will build simple but very functional building a pizza-oven & rocket stove with pyrolysis for harvesting charcoal
- we will make a bottle window
- we will make mud bricks and play around with clay plaster
- we will make simple pottery for having even more creative fun
- one evening we will watch an amazing movie about straw bale building before heading to the bone fire
- we will dive into the theory of how to build mud houses getting an oven of different techniques and some hands-on experience

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