Project/Permaculture design course 2012

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This a request, open for discussion. It has not been deliberated to consensus by the villagers. It will be agreed, modified, or tabled at the meeting of 20111127.

Jan teaching Permaculture to students from Simon Fraser University.

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Project steward

Jan Steinman

Project ID: 103

Need

To further educate ourselves and the general public about the practice of Permaculture, to increase EcoReality's presence in the Permaculture world, to possibly recruit new EcoReality members, to generate income for local Permaculture instructors.

Description

A Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is a vaguely standard curriculum for certifying new Permaculture designers. It must be conducted by someone who has completed Permaculture Teacher Training in a venue traceable back to Bill Mollison or David Holmgren. All students must attend a minimum of 72 hours of instruction and complete a design project. Such courses generally feature a wide variety of voices, including visits/tours of local Permaculture sites and guest instructors.

Jan Steinman and Carol Wagner have both completed Permaculture Teacher Training, and have the standard curriculum. Jan has lead and taught at several PDCs.

Status

  • 2011-02-09 : project begun.
  • 2011-08-30 : course complete and costs reconciled.

Goal or deliverable

  1. Facilities suitable for a residency course lasting two weeks.
  2. Publicity campaign.
  3. Syllabus/outline, including guest instructors.
  4. Hospitality services.
  5. The course itself.
  6. Follow-up and evaluation.

Timeline, schedule, or end date

  1. 2011-02-09 (Wednesday) : project kick-off.
  2. 2011-02-28 (Monday) : finalize schedule and book guest instructors, cook, etc.
  3. 2011-06-06 (Monday) : course schedule, materials and logistics finalized.
  4. 2011-07-09 (Saturday) : students arrive; beginning of course.
  5. 2011-07-24 (Sunday) : end of course; students depart.
  6. 2011-08-30 (Tuesday) : costs reconciled; project complete.
Permaculture students check out a riparian area at EcoReality.

Plan

  1. Outdoor kitchen. Probably not achievable; plan to use both house kitchens instead.
  2. Composting toilets.
  3. Campground.

Publicity

Chris Martenson's excellent website 
mention of this class and link.

Related/Prerequisite Projects

Financial budget

Begin End Days Students Instructors
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 00:00 Sun, Jul 10, 2011 15 20 10

. INCOME EXPENSE
per student per day Total per student per day Total
Registration $1,400.00 $28,000.00 $0.00
HST $168.00 $3,360.00 $168.00 $3,360.00
Instruction $0.00 $400.00 $6,000.00
Food $0.00 $400.00 $40.00 $8,600.00
Cooking $0.00 $200.00 $3,000.00
Student lodging $0.00 $75.00 $1,500.00
Classroom $0.00 $100.00 $1,500.00
Administration $0.00 $1,568.00
Advertising $0.00 $600.00
Class materials $0.00 $40.00 $800.00
Instructor travel $0.00 $811.52
Instructor lodging $0.00 $27.78 $416.67
Contingency $0.00 $3,136.00
Grand Totals $1,568.00 $31,360.00 $683.00 $767.78 $31,292.19


Labour budget


Cash Outlay

Due to pending litigation, EcoReality Co-op statistics are not available at this time.

Labour, by person

Due to pending litigation, EcoReality Co-op statistics are not available at this time.

Labour, by activity

Due to pending litigation, EcoReality Co-op statistics are not available at this time.

Vehicle Use

"Vehicles" with no odometer, such as tractors or stationary equipment, are in tenths of an hour, rather than kilometres.

Due to pending litigation, EcoReality Co-op statistics are not available at this time.

Records

Due to pending litigation, EcoReality Co-op statistics are not available at this time.


Final accounting

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