Berber van Beek
Tel: (+5999) 5103669
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.
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)
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)
Little bit of Spanish
Permaculture Urban design
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