PDC and Advanced Course Leader : Rico Zook
Rico has over 10 years delivering relevant material, to a variety of students. He presents in a passionate and enthusiastic manner, and will inspire the participant with his in-depth knowledge of Permaculture.
For the past 8 years he has been a Permaculture designer, consultant and instructor working with private individuals, farmers, villagers and local organizations to create culturally and environmentally appropriate life systems in northern New Mexico, India, Cambodia, and places in between. His work focuses on assisting local and indigenous cultures to preserve traditional knowledge and technologies while adapting to and becoming active members of our rapidly globalizing world
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3 Day introduction Leader : Roman Eisenkölbl, Soil Sun Soul Collective.
Roman has been studying and living in Permaculture Projects and Communities since 7 years which brought him to a diverse range of Projects, Countries, Climates, Cultures and People all over the planet.
He has lived, worked and learned in places like East Africa, India, Nepal,Thailand, the Caribbean, Portugal and Spain.
He was part so far of 13 PDC Courses (organization & co-Facilitation) and some of his teachers include David Holmgren, Rosemary Morrow, Robyn Francis, Alex Kruger (Berg en Dal Ecovillage),Rico Zook(i-permaculture) and Govinda Sharma (organichasera – Nepal).
He is the founder of the Soil-Sun-Soul Collective and Blog.
The last 2 years he was living,working and learning in India,Auroville and South East Asia afterwards in Australia at the Permaculture Research Institute Maungaraeeda,Sunshine Coast,to deepen his studies.During his time in Australia he also got to know and has been inspired by Permaculture Pioneers like Max Lindegger and Robyn Clayfield as he has been part of the monthly Crystal Water Permaculture Village Markets several times.
My current Permaculture definition:
A design system and problem solving approach with universally applicable ethics & principles for life systems design & management.
founder and Co-ordinator at The Jungle Oasis Permaculture Project.