Upcoming Courses

Plants the Permaculture Way

Charleston SC , 3-4, 2016

In this interactive two-day class we will look at the plant based world we live in and how to interact with them to create a balanced and healthy life. We will explore plants from their natural settings, to creating gardens and polyculture orchards, and how to utilize them within the home.

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Introduction to Natural Building

Charleston SC , 10-11, 2016 

In this 2-day course we will cover the basics of natural and earthen building and give you hands on experience with a variety of techniques. We will explore multiple techniques for building walls (cob, cordwood, light clay straw), as well as finishing plasters and paints. 

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Weekend Permaculture Design Course,

Charleston SC , Spring 2017

Surplus Permaculture is proud to announce the third annual PDC in Charleston, South Carolina.  This workshop will take place on alternating weekends to accommodate the needs of those who cannot take time off to do a residential PDC course. It also allows participants to integrate and deepen what they learn in the course in their homes and gardens in between course weekends.  Course Dates:

February 18,19                               March 4,5                          March 18,19

April 1,2                                    April 15                              April 29,30

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Please stay tuned as more workshops will be posted!