Permaculture Design Certification Course- September 2018

Two week training in permaculture on the remote Vargas Island at Cedar Coast Field Station in Clayoquot Sound.


September 10 - 23, 2018


Cedar Coast Field Station


Kenton Zerbin


Cedar Coast Field Station
Vargas Island
Clayoquot Sound BC


Cedar Coast Field Station is excited to announce a 14-day Permaculture Design Course hosted on Vargas Island this fall from September 10th to 23rd, 2018
Permaculture is an intentional and earth friendly approach to designing landscapes and creating communities. Learn to live with the land and create productive systems for living, architecture, food production, land management and community.
Kenton Zerbin will be teaching the course on Vargas Island. Kenton is an inspirational speaker, teacher & consultant who empowers others to repair degraded landscapes, grow food and build community. A government teacher by training, Kenton’s specialty now is in facilitating a quality education as a professionally certified Permaculture teacher. 
The primary objective of this 2 week landscape and life design course is to empower the individual to live regeneratively in their ecological and social landscapes. You will focus on the following topics:
  • Permaculture Design
  • Surveying and Mapping
  • Learning to Work with Nature
  • Efficient and Resilient Home Design
  • Food Growing and “Designing the Work Out”
  • The Cycles, Use, & Optimization of Water as Life
  • Soil – Cycles, Composting, Soil Science
The price includes everything needed for your stay — accommodation, food, course materials, transportation between Tofino and Vargas Island.
Note: A 15% discount will be given to friends and/or couples who book for 2 or more people



Course fee:

$1900 per person shared room / $2500 per person private room

How to register:

Follow the link for registration.