A residential “Permaculture Design” course will be offered September 22-October 5 at the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center. This is a two week certificate course in land-use designed based on the sustainable living philosophy of Permaculture. Topics to be covered include permaculture theory, food diversity, soil enrichment, water use, erosion control, natural building, organic gardening, forest farming and more. The primary instructor is Brock Dolman, with many guest instructors. Lodging and meals are incuded in the course fee of $1,650/$1,550 if registered three weeks in advance.