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Advanced Permaculture Design Course – Life Design

November 30 @ 5:00 pm - December 2 @ 6:00 pm



Life Design

Advanced Permaculture Course

Ready to take the next step in your life design?

Looking for insights, tools and drivers for creating a more thriving life, livelihood and landscape?

Join a learning guild of inspiring like minded people for a uniquely creative, flexible and immersive advanced permaculture design program. Expand your toolkit and build valuable life skills. Identify core challenges and problems and unlock design solutions. Visit a garden, farm and forest for a truly exceptional learning journey to design a more effective life.

No prerequisite or experience required. Open to adults interested in upgrading their holistic design plan for any aspect of life including home, business, projects, practice, relationships or land.

Together we will explore :

        •       Advanced Permaculture Design Curriculum

        •       Mapping and Design Projects

        •       Medicine making, homesteading and health and wellness

        •       Group discussions and interactive activities

        •       Garden, Farm and Forest visits

        •       Potlucks and New Media

Converge at Rolling Earth Farm and Retreat in the Elphinstone Rainforest for an exceptional experience of community education.


Be supported in clarifying and articulating your core goals and the steps you need to take to reach them. Enhance your ability to design and implement using the permaculture toolkit. Grow your understanding of Permaculture through the application of its tools, techniques and strategies to your own life while sharing skills, resources and knowledge with a community of creative individuals.

Investment $444

Healthy organic meals, Nourishing Herbal Infusions and Dorm Style Accommodations included

$395 Early Bird Registration completing payment before November 15.

$44 Additional discount for those staying offsite.

Limited Space

Register now to hold your place.

November 30 Afternoon Arrivals, Evening Session

December 1   All Day

December 2   Morning and Afternoon Sessions

Sunday has been scheduled to finish after an early dinner.

Contact delvin@cosm.org to register.

Delvin Solkinson is community gardener and plant poet dedicated to bringing creativity to the permaculture movement by creating free open source learning and teaching tools. He has completed a PDC, Diploma and Masters Degree with Bill Mollison and done advanced teacher trainings with Rosemary Morrow, David Holmgren, Geoff Lawton, Patricia Michael, Robyn Francis, the Bullock Brothers, Tom Ward, Jude Hobbs, Larry Santoyo, Scott Pittman, Michael Becker, Robin Wheeler, Starhawk, Looby Macnamara, Robina McCurdy and Robin Clayfield. He is an accredited teacher through the Permaculture Research Institute (Australia), Permaculture Association (UK) and a Field Mentor through the Permaculture Institute. Recently he completed a PDC in Portland with Toby Hemenway, one in Greece with Rosemary Morrow and a second Diploma through the Permaculture Institute. Currently he is doing graduate work under the mentorship of Larry Santoyo and Looby Macnamara. www.dewpermaculture.com

With a passion for service and helping others, Kym Chi is a facilitator, mentor, medicine woman and artist .  To date; Kym has received a Diploma in Permaculture Education, 3 certificates in Permaculture Design, completed multiple teacher trainings, taken a variety of advanced trainings.    Kym has achieved a chartered herbalist diploma through Dominion Herbal College in 2010 and has studied with master herbalists Susun Weed, Dina Falconi, has undergone an apprenticeship with Barbara Cotgrave of Halfmoon Herbals and taken an Alchemy Prima course with Robert A. Bartlett.  With a love of learning, she continues to take courses that grow her understanding of the natural world.  Kym wishes to inspire creativity and value centred living to enrich and develop healthy and abundant habitats and communities. With a love of Social Permaculture,  Kym enjoys supporting organizations and communities to become more resilient.  She lives on the Sunshine Coast, teaches Permaculture, runs a holistic healing practice and acts as the Executive Director for the food security organization, One Straw Society.  www.gigglingchitree.com


November 30 @ 5:00 pm
December 2 @ 6:00 pm


Permaculture Design
604 399 8733


Rolling Earth Farm
Roberts Creek, British Columbia Canada + Google Map