Check out Steve the “Gimponic” who grows several hundreds of pounds of fresh vegetables, fruit, and Fish from his hybrid aquaponic garden. He uses the aquaponic fertilizer to grow his garden. He also has chickens to help fertilize and take care of his extra waste. Anything his family doesn’t eat or juice goes into the dehydrator or fermentation jars for some delicious home Kimchi! Yum! Check out this incredible gardeners beautiful garden.
Eric Stewart is a permaculture designer working out of the Tampa bay area, Florida. His farm is 4 years old and has been a now permanent fixture at their local Habitat for Humanity non profit. Eric is currently offering a PDC course as follows:
When: Feb 2015-July 2015 – Weekend long classes on the 3rd weekend of every month over 6 months. With Field trips and workshops our course is going to be over 100 hours of educational experiences into Permaculture.
Saturday and Sunday 8:30 A.M. till 5 P.M.
Where: The class will be hosted at Kinship Urban Farm located behind the West Pasco Habitat for Humanity Re-Store at 4131 Madison Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652
What: The design course is 72 hours long hosted over 12 days of intense educational experience. In addition to the course there will be Group Design Time, A talent show, community networking, Homework, Self Study time, Hands on Projects, Visits to Permaculture sites, guest speakers, and other activities. The certification gives the holder the right to use “Permaculture” in business or Professional practice and signifies the successful completion of a Permaculture Design course.
Who: The primary instructor will be Eric Stewart (FB Profile) , who will conduct most of the class sessions. There will be multiple Guest Speakers throughout the course offering observations from local Experts in Permaculture.
Come when you can– Sign up for the entire course or take each weekend separately. We will repeat the course in the future and you can take as long as you want to get your course. We will be providing Permaculture teaching for years to come looking to host the 6 month course twice a year.
Flexible Payments– Pay the course entirety or per day/weekend.
Kids Free*– We want to teach the next generation and we would love to run a daycare but cannot offer that service at this stage. Children 12-17 may come for free with an adult registered in the course..*