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 GAIA Courses
    14 Week Online Programs $795 per course
Please refer to website for dates
  Business Skills for Land Care Professionals
 Ecological Landscape Design
 Ecological Plant Knowledge 1 – Natives
 Ecological Plant Knowledge 2 – Ornamentals
 Growing Food 1 – Fundamentals
  Growing Foods 2 – Growing Nutrient Dense & High Energy Food
 Living Green Infrastructure
 Organic Horticulture Specialist
 Organic Master Gardener
 Rainwater Management Certification
 SketchUp Pro for Landscape Design
 Systems Thinking for Environmental Professionals
  Classroom Programs
$795 per course
Please refer to website for dates
 Organic Master Gardener
 Ecological Landscape Design 1
 Ecological Landscape Design 2
 Growing Food
 Ecological Plant Knowledge 1
  For more information about any of the
Gaia courses or the Gaia/RRU Diploma in Organic Land Care, please refer to our website
 Healthy Living
Conscious Aging:
Finding Meaning in the
Second Half of Life
A gift of older years is the increased potential for deepening wisdom, continued learning and expanding possibilities. This course teaches life review, repair and completion, and how to become a wise elder. We’ll use specific skills and knowledge that empower us to transform life experiences and live with more meaning, joy and connection.
Facilitators: Annie Klein and Nancy Gray-Hemstock Length: 1 day
Date: Sat, Oct 6, 2018 or Sat, Mar 2, 2019
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: $69 + applicable taxes
Fermentation at Home
Fermentation is an age-old method of curing vegetable or fruits for a longer shelf life
and to increase digestibility. It’s becoming more popular as science is uncovering how many health benefits there are associated with lacto-fermentation – another tool to assist our bodies’ ability to thrive! In this workshop, we demystify home fermentation, making and tasting sauerkraut, Beet kvass, fermented vegetables and kombucha.
Facilitator: Cindy Meiklejohn Length: 3 hours
Date: Sat, Nov 10, 2018 Time: 9:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $289 + applicable taxes
Herbal First Aid
This course covers basic and safe herbal medicines that can be applied to common first aid situations in the home and on excursions. Plants will be introduced in various forms, including live and dried plants and their preparations to taste, smell and touch. Learn how to best apply herbal medicines to various first aid needs.
Facilitator: Lindsay Hounslow Length: 3.5 hours
Date: Sat, May 4, 2019
Time: 1pm-4:30pm
Cost: $69 + applicable taxes
Herbal Remedies for Children’s Health
Complementary medicine use is continuing to rise; however, a recent Health Canada survey indicated that Canadians feel unsure about which natural remedies to purchase for the most effective care. This course will provide the knowledge to make informed choices as well as increase safe and effective use of natural remedies for children. Discussion will include common ailments such as colds, coughs, flus, fevers, basic skin issues and digestive upset.
Facilitator: Lindsay Hounslow Length: 3.5 hours
Date: Sat, Oct 27, 2018
Time: 1pm-4:30pm
Cost: $49 + applicable taxes
Shrink Your WasteLine:
How to Reduce Waste in
Your Home & Business
Reducing waste and conserving resources
is a grassroots individual and community movement not simply the responsibility of governments and corporations. Learn how to refuse, reuse, reduce, repurpose and recycle so that we can become environmental activists in our everyday activities. Find
out how other countries are starting to transform into a greener culture with a special session about South America from a Brazilian university educator. Be the first to learn new strategies for conserving your resources by decreasing your waste.
Facilitators: Garth von Buchholz and Danielle Bruzzi Length: 1 day
Date: Sat, Nov 10, 2018
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $195 + applicable taxes
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