Education

Giggling Chi Tree offers an array of Permaculture Education ranging from 1 hr seminars to 91 hour certificate courses on the Sunshine Coast, Greater Vancouver Area, Calgary and across the globe. Please see below for the latest course offerings.

Kym Chi also offers support in helping individuals and organizations with curriculum and program development with a focus on creative facilitation. Please email kym@gigglingchitree.com for more information.

Free Introductory Courses

Permaculture Design Certification Courses

Kym Chi and Delvin Solkinson offer a variety of accessible and low cost Permaculture Design Courses (PDC's) on the Sunshine Coast, Greater Vancouver Area and Burnaby.  Kym Chi teaches solo courses in Southern Alberta.   To learn more about Kym and Delvin, please read their CV's here

The Permaculture Design Courses that Kym and Delvin teach are 91 hours of in class time that include site tours, discussions, learning games, Design Charettes, media and more. Course projects include readings, questions, journalling and a year long mapping and design for a project of your choice.  Worksheets are provided for supplemental take home information to course texts and in class learnings.   Certificates issued are from the Permaculture Institute. 

Please click on the images below for details on our different offerings.  To see the full Course Syllabus and Class Outcomes,  click here.

Kym Chi and Delvin are open to traveling to teach, please contact kym@gigglingchitree.com if you are interested in hosting a course taught by them in your area.

All proceeds from PDC's go towards basic course costs and paying for Delvin and Kym's permaculture education.

Upcoming Courses

 
Southern Alberta 4 Season Permaculture Design Certification Course

“Permaculture gives people a place to be a part of the solution”

– Rosemary Morrow

Join me from April 2018 to January 2019 for our next 4 Season Permaculture Design Certificate Course taught by Kym Chi.

 

 
Langara College Permaculture Design Certification Course

The only limit to yield is the designers imagination

- Bill Mollison

Gather together a conscious and creative ring of learners to grow with plants and animals, gardens and farms to learn about how nature designs itself and how we can become sustainable designers ourselves.

 

 
Sunshine Coast Urban - Rural Permaculture Design Certification Course

The only limit to yield is the designers imagination

- Bill Mollison

Join this adventure in learning as it journeys to farms, forests, gardens and eco-locations, co-taught by a dynamic male - female teaching team Delvin Solkinson and Kym Chi.

 

 
Burnaby Continuing Education Permaculture Design Certification Course

The only limit to yield is the designers imagination

- Bill Mollison

Join this adventure in learning as it journeys to farms, forests, gardens and eco-locations.                                     September 15, 2018 - October 26, 2019