On this online introduction to Permaculture course you’ll be taking a few steps into a positive future. Permaculture shows us how we humans can find our healthy place in nature and shift from separation, scarcity and disease to an ecology of wellbeing.
On this face-to-face live online course you’ll be in a virtual classroom, where you’re able to engage with others, contribute and ask questions. We’ll be covering the basics of Permaculture Design and by the end of the course, you will be ready to try it out in your garden, your workplace and your life.
What will the Introduction to Permaculture course offer?
This course introduces the basics of Permaculture and shows how the design methodology can profoundly change the way we look at the world and engage in it. The course gives participants an understanding of the diverse uses and applications of Permaculture Design and its immense potential of turning scarcity into abundance. Participants will walk away with:
… a clear understanding of what Permaculture is, its origins, the context under which it came about and its development;
… knowledge of its ethical framework, the basic ecological, attitudinal and some design principles;
… an overview of its applications in various fields, as a response to social, economic and environmental challenges and as a tool for personal transformation and social change;
… having tested the basic design methodology and various design tools such as zoning, sector analysis and input-output analysis in the group as well as on your own on a design example;
… having seen a presentation of a completed Permaculture Design project;
… enthusiasm and inspiration, as well as some tools for continued learning and application.
"I found the Permaculture Principles we learned all relevant to my life. If I never touch a plant again, my life will still have been changed by this experience."
- Daniel, permaculture intro course participant