TERRA ALTA PERMACULTURE
Permaculture design education center and community of people committed to cultural regeneration
We know how important experiences are in engaging people in any movement. That is why we've opened our home, Terra Alta, to empower others seeking alternative ways of life by showing them how the commitment of one community-oriented permaculture center has brought about positive change to the bioregion and beyond. The abundant, healing land is host to various educational events listed below, teaching cultural and land regeneration.
PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSES
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2020
Learn at one of the most established projects in Permaculture in Europe—the off-the-grid community of Terra Alta. With 10 years as a permaculture site-in-development, an education center, and with over 20 Permaculture Design Certificate Courses taught, Terra Alta gives students one of the best well-rounded Permaculture educations.
13 WEEK PERMACULTURE INTERNSHIP
Do you want to manage and grow our biointensive kitchen garden and learn how to become a permaculture field facilitator? We are looking for three highly skilled and motivated interns to join us from 1 May – 1 August 2020.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How do I get there?
A: There will be 2 pick-up times from Ulgueira (the closest village near us) on the Sunday before the PDC starts. Students receive an email a few weeks before the course starts with details on how to get to Ulgueira, the scheduled pick-up times, and other important information.
Q: What should I bring if I'm attending a PDC?
A: This is our recommended packing list: working clothes/shoes, camping gear (tent/sleeping bag/sleeping mat), toiletries, eco-friendly soap, a hat, towel, swim gear, warm clothes (seriously, trust us, it gets cold!), a rain jacket, and a head torch. We have a few tents and mats to rent - you can select when registering.
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
TERRA ALTA AT A GLANCE
Terra Alta has been developing a model for regenerative culture since the project began almost one decade ago. Guided by the energy of the powerful site, Terra Alta offers experiential life-education programs for both youths and adults, preparing participants to become regenerative agents, creating new ways for the future.
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."