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Get paid to learn toward your permaculture design certificate

Permaculture School

Permaculture Design Certificates can be very costly to come by, so I thought I'd share this opportunity for a program that actually pays you to learn. You spend six months studying on-site with room and board paid for, then you commit to a year of community service (that comes with a $18,000 stipend) to cement that education. In the end, you walk away with a (presumably) very deep understanding of the topics plus that certificate which can help you make a living by teaching or consulting.

Here's the summary of the syllabus:

Interested? Check out their website and work up your resume fast because applications are due February 1. Good luck!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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