PERSONAL AND PLANETARY
How do we intentionally design our lives and landscapes in balance with natural and human cycles to create thriving selves, families, and communities in a vibrant, natural world?
The Vital Cycles Year:
Join us for six, three-day weekends throughout the year weaving together
permaculture design and personal ecology on a beautiful permaculture homestead in Soquel, CA. Please contact us at vitalcyclesinfo.com if you have any questions.
Class sessions are Fridays noon to 7 PM, Saturdays 9 AM to 7 PM, and
Sundays 9 AM to 5 PM.
2020 Dates and Topics
February 14-16: Breaking Ground
breath, soil, nourishment, ethics, principles, patterns
April 24-26: Radical Roots
sleep, water, earthworks, seeds, nature, bioremediation, climate
June 19-21: Emergence
movement, agroforestry, trees, communication, plant guilds, awe
August 14-16: Full Flower
creativity, invisible structures, policy, economics, land access
October 9-11: Fruitful Harvest
connection, catastrophe, animals, urban permaculture, energy
December 4-6: Cycle Propagation
healing, homesteading, pruning, planning, design project presentations
TUITION AND REGISTRATION
This is a PINA recognized Permaculture Design Course (PDC) and includes over 40 hours of
additional materials and practice on Personal Ecology through Vital Life Skills.
Before December 31: $1295 / After December 31: $1495
Full-Time Teacher / Student / Elder: $1195 / $1295
Second Person in a Couple / Family: $1195 / $1295
Groups - please inquire at email@example.com
Register for a free Introductory Session or the Complete Vital Cycles Program.
To learn more and hear about upcoming events and trainings contact Anne and Lydia at firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 288-2090
About the Instructors:
Anne Freiwald, MPH: Personal health and permaculture educator and design consultant focusing on growing food in small spaces, working for over 25 years with individuals and communities on personal and community resilience.
Lydia Neilsen: PINA certified permaculture educator, landscape and habitat designer, specializing in water cycle restoration and passionate polyculture.