Courses

Participate in multi week courses offered on site at the Eartheal outdoor classroom as well as offsite locations.

Design with Nature to live sustainably

offered every spring through DTCC (Durham Tech Community College) Continuing Education Department at the Orange County Campus. This 8 week course includes an introduction to the principles of permaculture and field trips to see local professionals and homeowners green and healthy applications of solar technology, edible landscapes, energy efficiency techniques, water management, green building materials, and earthen buildings.

Participants learn valuable information -principles, processes and products they can apply to their own projects.

Cob & timber studio, Hillsborough – Rising Earth Natural Building

Some of the awesome field trip sites the class visits:

Durham homeowner explaining his DIY water catchment system.

ducks in the water feature in an urban backyard – Garden Environments

Two pond aquaponics system, Durham – Branches Ecological Landscapes

Pacifica resident explaining community features including solar

To see the frameworks that these offerings are based on, see Foundations.

Not understanding the language of nature is like not knowing the language of the country in which you were born.”

~ Hazrat Inayat Khan
Sufi spiritual teacher