Permaculture Immersion

Retreat Led By: Suan Sati

Apr 1, 2017 – May 1, 2017

Location: Suan Sati 1, Original Jungle Location

Suan Sati is proud to be hosting a 1 week permaculture immersion this April! All are welcome to join us as we explore the fundamentals of permaculture in action at a new project outside of Chiang Mai. If you’ve ever been curious about permaculture, this is the perfect opportunity to learn from some experienced teachers at a fraction of the price of a PDC.

Included in the course are classroom lectures from our teachers, hands on projects in the garden, delicious home cooked Thai food, a fun excursion to nearby farms and waterfalls, beautiful accommodation, meditation and yoga to start your day, and the chance to live in community with other like minded souls πŸ™‚

Course highlights and overview:

  • Teachers experienced in introducing permaculture principles and practices to beginners
  • Plenty of hands-on practice coupled with classroom sessions for reinforcement
  • Daily yoga and meditation led by certified teachers
  • Amazing vegetarian/vegan food cooked by our local chef
  • A wide range of accommodation options to suit any budget
  • A community of like-minded individuals dedicated to making this planet a better place to live

Retreat Schedule

Day 1 – Introduction/Overview

  • Permaculture principles

Day 2 – Earth and Soil

  • Soil food web
  • Composting
  • Natural soil ferments
  • Biochar
  • Natural building

Day 3 – Plants and propagation

  • Plants and their purposes
  • Plants for food and sustainability

Day 4 – Water and Earthworks

  • Water harvesting techniques
  • Aquaculture
  • Earthworks

Day 5 – Field trip to a neighboring farm

  • Fun day!

Day 6 – Human and animal systems

  • People care
  • Animal functions, uses, and outputs

Day 7 – Design project

  • Design and present your own project


  • The location is at Suan Sati, a brand new yoga, meditation, and permaculture site located 40 minutes outside of Chiang Mai
  • Roundtrip transportation provided to and from Chiang Mai on the 23rd and 30th
  • This course is suitable for those that don’t speak English very well. Most of what we will do is with the hands, not words
  • No experience with permaculture necessary

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