Berber van Beek

Curacao

E-mail: Info@beroots.com

Tel: (+5999) 5103669

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Professional info
 

As being a Permaculturist, A Designer, Educator, Consultant, my goal is to introduce Permaculture on my lovely island Curaçao (Caribbean) & the Caribbean. Who ever is interested is more than welcome to contact me. Next to my passion of Permaculture I have a huge passion for photography. I studied 4 years photography in the Netherlands. Later I studied also Desk Top Publishing and Graphic Design.

Education
 

Aquaponic systems - May 2012 ( the Netherlands)

Teachers Teachers Training Course - Rosemary Morrow April 2012 Vale Da Lama ( Portugal)

Group Dynamic Teaching - Robin Clayfield Feb 2012 (Australia)

Permaculture Research Institute of Australia - Internship Oct 2011 - Dec 2011

Permaculture Design Course - Wa Samaki ecosystems Oct 2010 ( Trinidad)

Workshop Earthship building - Michael Regnold Sept 2009 ( the Netherlands)

Permaculture Design Course - Darren Doherty Jully 2009 ( Mallorca)

Certifications
 

Teachers Teachers Training Course - April 2012- Rosemary Morrow - Vale Da Lama ( Portugal)

Group Dynamic Teaching - Robin Clayfield - Feb 2012- Eltham College (Melbourne, Australia)

Permaculture Internship - Dec 2011- Permaculture Research Institute of Australia 

Permaculture Aid Worker -  Geoff Lawton - Nov 2011 - Permaculture Research Institute of Australia
Soil Biology & Natural Fertilizer - Paul Taylor - Nov 2011 - Permaculture Research Institute of Australia
Permaculture Teachers Training - Geoff Lawton - Nov 2011 - Permaculture Research Institute of Australia
Permaculture Urban Landscape Design - Nick Huggins- Nov 2011- Permaculture Research Institute of Australia
Permaculture Earthworks - Oct 2011 - Geoff Lawton - Permaculture Research Institute of Australia

Permaculture Design Course -  Erle Noronha & John Stollmeyer - Wa Samaki ecosystems Oct 2010 ( Trinidad)

Permaculture Design Course - Darren Doherty - July 2009 ( Mallorca)

 

Work experience
 

Languages

Dutch

English

Little bit of Spanish

 

Skills

​Permaculture design
Permaculture Urban design
Permaculture Earthworks
Education

Professional Photography

Photoshop

Indesign

Illustrator

Lightroom

(ships) Cook

Dive

Make up artist

2010 - present

2010 - present

Feb 2013 - ... teaching a permaculture course & developing teaching materials for future workshops for kids.​

At the moment I am teaching Permaculture to a group on Curaçao. Next to that we are developing local teaching materials for kids on Curaçao for future workshops for kids.

May- Sept 2012 Developing Aquaponic systems in the Netherlands and co-teach/ assist Aquaponic Workshop

During the whole summer, I was working on a wonderful project in the Netherlands.  We worked with a great team in Amsterdam on designing & experimenting on all kind of Aquaponics systems. Also we offered workshops. This all was organized from Mediametic.

Please take a look at my Certificates. In this time period I was full time studying, documenting, observing Permaculture on farms & following many workshops.

Sept 2011 - April 2012   was working & assisting studying Permaculture in several places in the world.

 

Sept 2010 - Dec 2010 Assisting/ following a PDC & working on a PC farm on Trinidad

 

Assisting/supporting/following a PDC on Trinidad, Here I also worked on a permaculture farm where I was a leader for wwoofers, maintaining my designed garden mandala, working on the new alley cropping and starting with a food forest. 

Nov 2009 -March 2011 Designing and creating a garden mandala in on a Permaculture farm on Trinidad

 

I was working on a permaculture farm on Trinidad. next to my daily task I designed & Implemented a Garden mandala of 18 m Diameter. Also I worked on different kind of raised beds. Making biofertilizers , germinating seeds etc

During the project of reconstructing a mine sweeper into a sailing vessel,which has his goal to transport cargo from A to B emission free, I was also working once a week in a Permaculture Garden.

May 2008 - Aug 2010 Working on Permaculture Garden in the Netherlands