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What is permaculture?

Permaculture is a design process. It helps us to design intelligent systems which meet human needs whilst enhancing biodiversity, reducing our impact on the planet, and creating a fairer world for us all. People across the globe are transforming their communities with permaculture. Learn the basics here!

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DIPLOMA GATHERING 24-26 NOVEMBER 2017

Got a PDC and want to see what the Diploma is all about? Perhaps you registered a while ago but haven't really got going yet? Feeling a bit stuck? Book now for a brilliant weekend in North Wales with others on their Diploma pathway...

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International Permaculture Convergence 2017

South West Regional Permaculture Convergence

9 - 11 June  2017, Exeter

A new event for all permaculture enthusiasts and practitioners across the South West of England organised by the Permaculture Association and local members.

Book your place and find full details here.


Edible Ecosystems Dayschool

Friday 19 May 2017, 10am - 5pm, St Werburghs Community Centre, Bristol

An inspiring and informative day of workshops on edible ecosystems. The day will be broken up into 4 sessions looking at a range of edible human-designed landscapes.

Full details here.