An introductory course in permaculture, usually over a weekend.

Introduction To Permaculture

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A lively, open and inspiring three day course introducing you to permaculture. The three days gives you an opportunity to learn about the different aspects of permaculture.

The first two days cover the general framework of permaculture, including zoning, design work and the ethics and principles. You will also have a chance to see permaculture in action by visiting the host venue 20 year old permaculture garden. The third day will be dedicated to Social Permaculture and will give you an introduction to Looby Mcnamara’s Design Web.

The three days will be an intensive approach, through group work and creative activity, on how to use and integrate Permaculture design into your work, personal life and garden. We will be using imagination and group interaction to create a weekend filled with fun, learning and inspiration.

Dates: 
26 January 2018 to 28 January 2018
16 March 2018 to 18 March 2018
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Dates for the Summer to be confirmed
Teachers
Wenderlynn Bagnall
Cost: 
£170.00
Contact name: 
Wenderlynn

Introduction to Permaculture in an Urban Setting

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Introduction to permaculture, ethics, principles and design methodology, which will also form the first two days of the Leicester 2018 PDC. Can be attended as a stand-alone course. Hosted by Graceworks Community Garden, which is easily accessible by public transport from Leicester Station.

Dates: 
20 January 2018 to 21 January 2018
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Course times: 9am - 5pm on Saturday and 9.30 to 5.30 on Sunday.
Teachers
Samantha Woods
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A land-learner centre at a Community Garden in Evington, Leicester, which is also a Place of Welcome. Please note the venue dos not currentl have a disabled access toilet.

Cost: 
£70 / £50/ £30 depending on income
Contact Details: 
Address: 
Graceworks
Contact name: 
Samantha Woods
Telephone number: 
07890587611

Introduction to Permaculture

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This course is certified by the Permaculture Association and introduces the basics of permaculture design. It aims to inspire and empower you to use permaculture design in your everyday life.

What will the Introduction to permaculture course cover?
This course will cover the history, various definitions, design process, ethics, principles, other design tools and case studies from a range of applications. You will use this theory to co-create a design over the two-day course.
Please note that attending this course does not qualify you to use the term 'permaculture' as part of your work as a professional or with the public, such as being a gardener, a teacher, a designer, giving talks about permaculture, etc. In order to do this you need to go on to complete a permaculture design course - we will however run a Permaculture Design Course early next year!

Who is the Introduction to permaculture course for?
This course is for people concerned about the state of the world, who want to look at those challenges and create solutions. It is open to anyone aged 16 or over. No prior knowledge of permaculture is needed.

Learning methods and outcomes
The course will be taught by Dr Paul Jennings Dip. Perm. Des. using a variety of methods; group work, games, presentations, discussion, video and slides. There will be some linkwork to help you reflect on what you are learning and put it into practice. By the end of the course, you will have a basic knowledge of some of the permaculture ethics and principles and how to apply them. Course participants who complete the entire course will receive a certificate from Permaculture Association.

The cost of the full 2-day course will be £45 including plant-based lunch, refreshments and drinks.

Dates: 
25 November 2017 to 26 November 2017
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The course will run from 9.30 till 5pm each day
Cost: 
£45
Contact Details: 
Address: 
Swansea
Contact name: 
Federico Podeschi
Telephone number: 
07455307269

Introduction to Permaculture

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Permaculture is not just growing food in a sustainable way. It is a complete design methodology in which we we learn from nature how to manage systems in order to fulfil human needs with minimal negative environmental impact.

Dates: 
3 February 2018 to 4 February 2018
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9am to 4pm
Teachers
Apprentice Teachers
Cost: 
http://grahambell.org/permaculture-courses/courses-charges/
Contact name: 
Annie Casey
Telephone number: 
07885 905090
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Permaculture is not just growing food in a sustainable way. It is a complete design methodology in which we we learn from nature how to manage systems in order to fulfil human needs with minimal negative environmental impact.

Dates: 
17 November 2018 to 18 November 2018
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9am to 4pm
Cost: 
http://grahambell.org/permaculture-courses/courses-charges/
Contact name: 
Annie Casey
Telephone number: 
07885 905090

Tread Well on Earth - A 2-Day Introduction to Permaculture

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Learn the basics of Permaculture Design on this two-day Introduction to Permaculture and be ready to try it out in your garden, your workplace and your life.

More information here: http://www.sociallandscapes.co.uk/events/2018/1/27-tread-well-on-earth-2...

What will the Introduction to Permaculture course offer?

This course introduces the basics of Permaculture and shows how this fascinating 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 mapping, zoning, sector analysis and input-output analysis;

… having visited a local project and engaged in some practical permaculture gardening activity;

… 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

Dates: 
27 January 2018 to 28 January 2018
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9.30 am to 5 pm on both days
Teachers
Tish Vail
Apprentice Teachers

Private home in Streatham

Cost: 
£75 - 150
Contact Details: 
Telephone number: 
07901036220
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Tread Well on Earth - A 2-Day Introduction to Permaculture

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Learn the basics of Permaculture Design on this two-day Introduction to Permaculture and be ready to try it out in your garden, your workplace and your life.

More information here: http://www.sociallandscapes.co.uk/events/2018/3/15/tread-well-on-earth-2...

What will the Introduction to Permaculture course offer?

This course introduces the basics of Permaculture and shows how this fascinating 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 mapping, zoning, sector analysis and input-output analysis;

… having visited a local project and engaged in some practical permaculture gardening activity;

… 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

Dates: 
15 March 2018 to 16 March 2018
More dates and times information: 
9.30am to 5pm on both dates
Teachers
Tish Vail

Private home in Streatham

Cost: 
£75 - £150
Contact name: 
Tish Vail
Telephone number: 
07726745347

Edinburgh Introduction to Permaculture with James Chapman

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A 2 day course giving a thorough introduction to permaculture.
This course can also count as module 1 on any of my Permaculture Design Courses

Prices are on a sliding scale, depending on income. £40/£70/£100/£120. Full details on the booking form.

Times are from 9.45am - 5pm

To book on the course follow this link https://goo.gl/NNRMpN

Dates: 
25 November 2017 to 26 November 2017
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£40/£70/£100/£120 depending on income
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Introduction to Permaculture in Glasgow

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Please join us for this exciting opportunity to learn more about permaculture in Glasgow. 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, creating a Hugel bed, or a lasagne bed, in a local permaculture-inspired garden.

This course can be taken as a stand alone introduction to permaculture, or as the first weekend of the full Design course which is over a further 5 weekends (one weekend from January to June).

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!
* 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 72 hour full design course, internationally recognised as the core introduction to permaculture.
* The teacher is on the Permaculture Association’s certifying teachers register.

Dates: 
27 January 2018 to 28 January 2018
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Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th January 2018. 9:30am (for a 9.45am start) until 4.30pm (both days).
Cost: 
£120 orgs/good wage; £100 waged; £70 low waged; to £40 unwag
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Introduction to Permaculture in Glasgow

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Join us for this exciting opportunity to learn more about permaculture in Glasgow. 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, creating a Hugel bed, or a lasagne bed, in a local permaculture-inspired garden.

This course can be taken as a stand alone introduction, or as the first module in the full Permaculture Design Course.

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!
* 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: 
4 November 2017 to 5 November 2017
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Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November 2017. 9:30am (for a 9.45am start) until 4.30pm (both days).
Cost: 
£120 (orgs/good wage) £100 (waged) £70 (low wage) £40 unwage
Contact Details: 
Contact name: 
Lusi Alderslowe