An introductory course in permaculture, usually over a weekend.

Introduction to Permaculture

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The Permaculture Tywi group are delighted to be running an ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ weekend course. Come along and learn what Permaculture is and what it can do for your and your current lifestyle, whether you have a smallholding, small garden, allotment and even if you are don‘t grow food. Meet and connect with a bunch of like-minded people.

The tutor will be Dr. Paul Jennings, a well respected teacher and permaculture teacher who lives on a One Planet Development In Carmarthenshire.

There will be an opportunity for participants of this course to attend a full Permaculture Design Course early next year.

More details about the content of the course can be found on the Permaculture Association website here; https://www.permaculture.org.uk/education/introduction-permaculture

Hot drinks and biscuits will be provided, but please bring a packed lunch. This course is not residential. It will run from 9am to 4pm each day.

Dates: 
8 December 2018 to 9 December 2018
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9-4 each day
Cost: 
£30-£32

Introduction to Permaculture

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An introduction to permaculture course held at Hockerton Housing Project

Dates: 
29 September 2018 to 30 September 2018
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9.30 to 4.30
Teachers
joy Justice
Cost: 
£80 (£10 low income/student/benefit)
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Address: 
Hockerton, Nottinghamshire
Contact name: 
Simon
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1636 816902

One day Intro to Permaculture

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Permaculture is the practice of integrating specialisms & working with nature- the aim is improving our understanding of the world to design engaging environments that support ecology & community. We will look at: Ethics and principles, Design, Examples of permaculture, Observation
The day will be a lively, participatory and thought provoking experience with Claire White Dip. Perm. Des. (Permaculture practitioner & teacher) The course will take place at Furtherfield Commons, https://www.furtherfield.org/visit/

Dates: 
6 October 2018
6 October 2018
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Times 10am-4pm. Cost- Full: £40. Cons: £30.

Furtherfield connects people to new ideas, critical thinking and imaginative possibilities for art, technology and the world around us. Through artworks, labs and debate people from all walks of life explore today’s important questions.

Cost: 
£40 Full, £30 Consessions.
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Address: 
18 Granville Terrace
Contact name: 
Claire White
Telephone number: 
07899843061

Permaculture 1 / Introduction to Permaculture

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This course will give you a basic but wide ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing more sustainable ways of living and working on the Earth. It will give you a good grounding in the core elements of a permaculture approach including the ethical framework or values that underpin it, the principles from nature that it draws on, and a design framework for applying them. In the course you will be encouraged to explore and consider the issues that matter to you in your life and work, as well as offered plenty of practical examples of permaculture in action in a wide range of contexts. The course also includes a visit to an inspirational permaculture site, where an experienced designer will show you what they have done and how it all works in practice, as well as a design exercise during which you will work in groups to develop a permaculture design for a designated area (e.g. piece of land or a building). You now also have the opportunity to study for the full Permaculture Design Certificate, with this being the first module in a group of 3. Feedback from a recent course: "I absolutely loved the course last weekend. I loved your style of teaching and the fun we had, yet we still managed to learn so much. Your passion for permaculture inspired me and I left buzzing and I'm still feeling very excited at learning more. I know I will look back in the future and remember your course as a turning point in the way I live my life."

Dates: 
22 February 2019
24 February 2019
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https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/lifelong-learning/ecology/spec-course-info/
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Cost: 
Various, including early bird discount and Wales Fee Waiver
Contact name: 
Linda James, School of Education and Lifelong Learning
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Permaculture 1 / Introduction to Permaculture

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This course will give you a basic but wide ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing more sustainable ways of living and working on the Earth. It will give you a good grounding in the core elements of a permaculture approach including the ethical framework or values that underpin it, the principles from nature that it draws on, and a design framework for applying them. In the course you will be encouraged to explore and consider the issues that matter to you in your life and work, as well as offered plenty of practical examples of permaculture in action in a wide range of contexts. The course also includes a visit to an inspirational permaculture site, where an experienced designer will show you what they have done and how it all works in practice, as well as a design exercise during which you will work in groups to develop a permaculture design for a designated area (e.g. piece of land or a building). You now also have the opportunity to study for the full Permaculture Design Certificate, with this being the first module in a group of 3. Feedback from a recent course: "I absolutely loved the course last weekend. I loved your style of teaching and the fun we had, yet we still managed to learn so much. Your passion for permaculture inspired me and I left buzzing and I'm still feeling very excited at learning more. I know I will look back in the future and remember your course as a turning point in the way I live my life."

Dates: 
9 November 2018
11 November 2018
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https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/lifelong-learning/ecology/spec-course-info/
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Cost: 
Various, including early bird discount and Wales Fee Waiver
Contact name: 
Linda James, School of Education and Lifelong Learning
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Permaculture 1 / Introduction to Permaculture

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This course will give you a basic but wide ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing more sustainable ways of living and working on the Earth. It will give you a good grounding in the core elements of a permaculture approach including the ethical framework or values that underpin it, the principles from nature that it draws on, and a design framework for applying them. In the course you will be encouraged to explore and consider the issues that matter to you in your life and work, as well as offered plenty of practical examples of permaculture in action in a wide range of contexts. The course also includes a visit to an inspirational permaculture site, where an experienced designer will show you what they have done and how it all works in practice, as well as a design exercise during which you will work in groups to develop a permaculture design for a designated area (e.g. piece of land or a building). You now also have the opportunity to study for the full Permaculture Design Certificate, with this being the first module in a group of 3. Feedback from a recent course: "I absolutely loved the course last weekend. I loved your style of teaching and the fun we had, yet we still managed to learn so much. Your passion for permaculture inspired me and I left buzzing and I'm still feeling very excited at learning more. I know I will look back in the future and remember your course as a turning point in the way I live my life."

Dates: 
12 October 2018
14 October 2018
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https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/lifelong-learning/ecology/spec-course-info/
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Centre for Atlernative Technology

Cost: 
Various, including early bird discount and Wales Fee Waiver
Contact name: 
Linda James, School of Education and Lifelong Learning
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Weekend introduction to Permaculture with option to join full Permaculture Design Course running over weekends from February to June 2019

Dates: 
16 February 2019 to 17 February 2019
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arrive by 9am for a 9.30 start, finish at 17.30 each day. Accommodation available for Saturday night.
Teachers
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Cost: 
£75-£95-£135 sliding scale
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01584 831195
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Glasgow Introduction to Permaculture

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Permaculture is a design system based on ethics and principles deduced from observing nature. During the course you will find out more about the ethics and principles and how they are applied in nature and in a garden, and see some other examples of their application. You will also be invited to participate in a practical activity, such as composting.

This module is also the first weekend of the full design course, so join us for this module and then decide if you would like to continue with the rest of the course.

Dates: 
12 January 2019 to 13 January 2019
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9.30am-4.30pm on both Saturday and Sunday 12th & 13th January.
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Cost: 
£120 orgs/good wage; £100 waged; £70 low wage; £40 unwaged
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Glasgow Introduction to Permaculture: SCOTLAND

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Permaculture is a design system based on ethics and principles deduced from observing nature. During the course you will find out more about the ethics and principles and how they are applied in nature and in a garden, and see some other examples of their application. You will also be invited to participate in a practical activity, such as composting.

WHY JOIN THIS COURSE?
* Permaculture is solutions-focussed, so you can learn something which you can then apply to your work, life, garden or projects.
* You will learn something new - with your head, heart and hand!
* You will meet other people who are interested in sustainability.
* It is the first module of the full Permaculture Design Course (which is the standard ‘ticket’ 72 hour course, internationally recognised as the core introduction to permaculture.
* The teacher is on the Permaculture Association’s certifying teachers register.

Dates: 
10 November 2018 to 11 November 2018
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Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th November 2018 9:30am (for a 9.45am start) until 4.30pm (both days).
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Cost: 
Cost on sliding scale £120/£100/£70/£40
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Be your Inner Gardener. An introduction to social permaculture

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Be your inner gardener - an introduction to social permaculture. With Lulu Mederer and Helena von Bothmer.

This introduction to social permaculture gives you the opportunity to grow what you want to be and the change you want to see in the world around you. Learn how to use and play with the design web and to apply the ethics and principles of permaculture to your inner landscape.

By using the ethics and principles of permaculture and by specifically working with the Design Web from the book People & Permaculture we will guide you through this design weekend. Through a lot of playfulness, nature connection and group work you will learn to be able to do your own designing. When leaving you will have gained knowledge of the basics of permaculture and take tools with you that give you energy and inspiration to keep seeking resilience, finding joy and meaningfulness.

About Lulu
Lulu is an academic trained in literature, mythology and depth psychology. To balance this work she started gardening and learning about permaculture since 2012. In her courses she likes to offer guidance to those who are interested to deepen their connection with themselves, other people and nature.

About Helena
She is a gardener and permaculture designer since 1998.
Since then she has been working with the project Kosters Trädgårdar. For the last couple of years she is expanding Kosters Trädgårdar and herself into the field of social permaculture, giving workshops and courses at the venue.

Dates: 
27 September 2018 to 30 September 2018
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Questions and bookings: [email protected] Early bird, before 1 September: 3000SEK. After: 3400SEK Prices include course, all meals and a bed in shared room. Reduction if you choose tent: -300kr If you choose single room: +400kr All meals are served in the garden restaurant at Kosters Trädgårdar, mainly vegetarian/vegan and 100% organic.
Teachers
Helena von Bothmer Lulu Mederer
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no

Kosters Trädgårdar is a permaculture garden, restaurant and course venue situated in the first Swedish Marine National Park on an island on the Swedish west coast. (Sydkoster). The permaculture project has been running since end of 1990.

Cost: 
Before 1 Sept. 3000SEK after 3400SEK
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Address: 
Kosters Trädgårdar 1, 45205 Sydkoster
Contact name: 
Helena von Bothmer
Telephone number: 
0046 70 256 3401
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