Amplify your permaculture expertise!

Join us on-site in Calgary, Alberta, alongside a community of new and experienced permies July 22-27 for an immersive, hands-on experience at the Verge On-Site Learning Intensive!

Travel to Calgary and accommodations are not provided. 

Limited space is available!

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  • Tour working permaculture properties.
  • Practice permaculture techniques in a Permablitz!
  • Attend live sessions with your mentors.
  • Connect with your peers in-person! 
  • Enjoy wholesome lunch and snacks each day.

Plus, join Verge founder and lead instructor Rob Avis PEng. for an intimate conversation – exclusively for Verge grads – about the evolution of permaculture and community leadership.

This event is ideal next step for PDC grads who are interested in becoming permaculture leaders now or in the future.

High Level Event Schedule
July 22 Morning: Welcome, Vision & Values with Alain D’Aoust

Afternoon: Applied Learning – Soil with Mike Dorion

July 23 Morning: Vision & Values Group Project, Community Design with Alain D’Aoust

Afternoon: Applied Learning – Food Forests with Carmen Lamoureux

July 24 Morning: Community Design Group Project with Alain D’Aoust

Afternoon: Applied learning – Annual Gardening with Carmen Lamoureux

July 25 Morning: Alternative Strategies & Group Project with Rob Avis

Afternoon: Permablitz → Work together to implement a local permaculture design

July 26 Option 1 – Ideal if you want to expand on your original project or have new projects you’d like to expand on.

Morning: Design Case Studies & Design Project Overview with Carmen Lamoureux

Afternoon: Group project presentations

Option 2 – Ideal if you want to explore the future of permaculture and leadership development with Rob Avis

Morning: Regenerative Living Principles with Rob Avis

Afternoon: Leadership skill 101 – teaching permaculture with Rob Avis

Evening: Community Party & BBQ

July 27 All day Permie tour → Local Permaculture Properties Tour

Gain hands-on training from expert teachers

Connect with your peers face to face

Immerse yourself in hands-on learning

Revisit core permaculture teachings

Develop permaculture leadership skills

Diving into an in-person immersive event like this is a big decision…

If you have more questions we’re happy to meet with you for a short consultation.

Schedule a call with course coordinator, Amy Reynolds, so she can understand your unique goals, and help you figure out if this is the right fit!

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2024.07 On-Site Learning Intensive | YYC

$999.00 CAD

SKU: 202405meetYYJ

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