....................In your hands is the power of the empire...............

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Permaculture Design Course - Amazon Peru

Permaculture Design Course - Amazon Peru
Join us to know all about Permaculture Education
Permaculture is to live in harmony with nature providing for human needs and the needs of the ecosystems

Atlantis Food Forest Garden - Climber Plants


Bitter Mellon
Momordica Charantia

Snake gourd
Trichosanthes cucumerina

Delicious monster
Monstera deliciosa

Ladys slipers
 Cyclanthera pedata

Chinese yam
Cinnnamon Vine
Dioscorea Batatas

Atlantis Food Forest - Herbaceous Plants


Amazon Red Banana  
Musa acuminata dakka

Japanese Banana
 Musa Basjoo 

Jamaican dwarf 
Red Banana  
Musa acuminata

Ethiopian Banana  
Ensete ventricosum 

Solanum pseudolulo

Solanum abutiloides

 Inca berry
 Physalis peruviana

 Salvia hispanica

Spinach tree
 Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

Red Amarant
Amaranthus Cruentus

Atlantis Food Forest bush Layer


Punica granatum
 Plants for a future

Morinda citrifolia

 Moringa oleifera

Tree tomato
Solanum betaceum

 Citrus latifolia

Suriname cherry
Eugenia Uniflora

Coffea Arabica

Russian olive
Nitrogen Fixer

Chinese Dogwood
Cornus Kousa

Cornelian Cherry

Atlantis Food Forest Small trees

Black sapote
Chocolate pudding fruit
Diospyros nigra


Asian Annona
Annona Squamosa 

Yellow sapote
Pouteria campechiana
Plant Encyclopedia 

Averrhoa Carambola

Annona muricata

Asian persimmon
Diospyros kaki
 Plants for a future

Chinese Chestnut 
Panchira Aquatica
Cytisus proliferus
Nitrogen Fixer

Atlantis Food Forest canopy trees


 Jack fruit
Artocarpus heterophyllus

Litchi sinensis

Plinia cauliflora 

Tamarindus indica
 Nitrogen fixer

Custard apple
Annona cherimoia

Annona atemoia

Eriobotrya japonica
Plants for a future

White sapote
Casimiroa edulis

Macadamia integrifolia 
 Plants for a future

Water chestnuts...growing a new passion

Trapa Natans

Trapa bispinosa

Social Permaculture Course with Helder Valente in Tuscany Italy

Positive communication, conflict resolution, project management, decision making, alternative economies, intentional communities,
new school education. Learning to design and care for ourselves, our communities, and the planet.

This 5 day course is designed to be useful to anyone who interacts with others. So unless you’re a hermit, that’s YOU!
Have you ever asked yourself one of these questions?

Managing people is so much harder than developing the land. How can I do it better?

Where do I start when trying to create and organise my project?

How do I keep the people involved in my project happy and inspired?

When challenges appear, how do I keep moving forward?

I want to keep inspired and manifest my vision for the future. How can I get support and help others realise their own visions?

During the course we will explore:
Decision making
Social organisation
Conflict resolution
Power of celebration
Alternative economy
Sustainable community
….. and much more …..!

Who is Helder Valente
Helder Valente was born in the rural countryside of Portugal and raised in a family of sustainably living farmers, times wen oil was not a part of the current culture, neither was television. Already as a child he began observing the phenomenon of patterns in nature and the way elements relate and interact,.The connection with the language of nature was present at a very early age.
Wille living in an urban situation and practicing his gardening knowledge at the same time, he was introduced to permaculture, by that time he was supporting the development of a social center near the Sintra mountains in Portugal and working as an artist. Since then he has been researching and implementing sustainable structures in different social and ecological situations.This past years he has been learning and working with recognized permaculturists like the cocreator of permaculture Bill Mollison, and other pioneers of this movement like geoff lawton, Doug Bullock, Rosemary Morrow, Darren Doherty and sepp holzer, to name a few, and in the major world climatic regions. In this process Helder has been researching & implementing sustainability principles in a wide variety of environments ,from urban and rural plotting in the north and south of Europe to the the arid landscapes of Egypt & Turkey and lately big scale areas of tropical jungles of Peru and Brazil, having the deep pleasure of sharing knowledge with tribal communities of the Andes and the Amazon jungle with the Quechua and Shipibo indigenous people.
Helder is now part of the european permaculture teachers partnership that functions as a networking generator to create exchange of information around permaculture education.
He has been ever expanding his expertise in diverse social and ecological contexts and finished the permaculture diploma theses with the british permaculture association around the subject of non formal education in permaculture as a way to support the future generations and became a tutor for the permaculture diploma jouneymans.In this maturing process he has been developing his own teaching style and created a nomadic educational program called “The New School Permaculture”, that is a mixture of many different pedagogic methods, and adding some spices of game therapy, its a form of education in wich he provides permaculture knowledge , totally based on the needs of the student, so by that …learner centered…and with a big focus on the creation of connections between the right and left side of the brain, to support the development of the full potential of the learner… he calls that creative empowering education.

What to bring with you

Tertulia is on the tuscan Appennino at (30 km from Florence) at 450 m over sea level.
At the end of october temperature could start to low down so brong some warm clothes. Bring shoes and clothes for practical activities. Bring a usb key to share digital material and pen and copybook to take notes.
Well accepted seeds to exchange, proposal of activity to share in free moments, sharing of experiences and knowledges

social permaculture course web page

Food Forest Course with Helder Valente in Tuscany Italy

Do you want to learn more about food forest gardens?
Do you want to know more about how to combine plants and trees?
Do you have some land that you want to design and develop?
Do you want to learn more about social forestry?
In this 5 day course you will learn about forest gardening and how to develop and maintain a food forest.
The concepts that you will learn about forest gardening can be applied to any other climate in the world.
Course content:
Agro ecology
Food forest creation and management
How to combine fruits and veggies
Climate zones
Plants and trees species
How, when and where to plant
Social forests
To see some of the plants we have been studying:
This course is for forest fans!
Hope to see you

Your comments are very apreciated

Your comments are very apreciated
Permaculture is to create paradise on earth starting at the kitchen garden


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