An introductory course in permaculture, usually over a weekend.

Permaculture for Your Garden

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Learn how permaculture can help make your garden or allotment thrive.

Spend the morning with Permaculture teacher Sam to learn about what permaculture is, the ethics and principles, and how these can be applied to your garden or allotment. This half-day course will suit experienced and beginner gardeners alike and will cover a range of subjects, from mulching and green manures to no dig beds and closed loop systems.

Homemade soup will be served at the end of the workshop
Hot drinks provided
11am - 1:30pm
Cost £25

Dates: 
28 April 2018
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11am-1.30pm. Lunch provided.
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Community Garden in central Peterborough

Cost: 
£25
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The Green Backyard
Contact name: 
Samantha Woods
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07890587611
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Introduction to productive, sustainable living.

Lots more details on our facebook page

Dates: 
21 April 2018 to 22 April 2018
Contact name: 
Phillip Allen
Telephone number: 
07766 917386

Introduction to Permaculture

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A chance to learn the basics of permaculture at a thriving city farm. We will cover the ethics and principles of permaculture, practise observation skills and have a go at a practical design. The course will be interactive, lively and thought-provoking and should give you plenty of ideas for your garden, your balcony or even your entire lifestyle!

Dates: 
16 June 2018 to 17 June 2018
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10 am to 4.30 pm each day
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A short walk from Stepney Green underground station

Cost: 
£120, or £60 concession
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Ros Bedlow
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02085560885
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Introduction at a Permaculture Forest Roof Garden

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This Introduction to Permaculture weekend course takes place at Reading International Solidarity Centre and explores its award winning permaculture forest roof garden as part of the course .

Following the Permaculture Association curriculum you will be guided through an introductory exploration of the ethics and principles of permaculture through exercises and mini projects. During the weekend we will examine a varied range of large and small projects around the world as well as the 17 years old forest garden on the roof!

You will gain inspiration and guidance as well as discovering how to deepen your knowledge and continue on the permaculture path. This is just a first step, you will not become a permaculturist or gardener in one weekend – but you will learn a huge amount and find the tools and inspiration to create a first design and explore further .

You will learn how to create designs and systems for sustainable living in harmony with nature. Permaculture has been described as ‘the revolution disguised as gardening’ and has been used for everything from pots and small gardens to large farms and communities, work projects, life plans, relationships and general problem solving. Permaculture tools bring innovative, ecological and methodical thinking to all kinds of situations and enable us to devise creative, thoughtful, sustainable and regenerative solutions.

If you have a problem or a project in mind you will receive help to start designing a sustainable solution or there will be a variety of ideas to get you started and give you experience of this innovative design process, something that you will continue to use throughout your life.

Dates: 
7 July 2018 to 8 July 2018
15 September 2018 to 16 September 2018
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09:30 - 17:30 each day. Bring own lunches or local cafes. Organic refreshments provided. Local hotels and B&B nearby.
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Cost: 
£120 including refreshments.
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07974 916954

One day Introduction to Permaculture

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This short inspirational Introduction to Permaculture is at Wildwood, a fantastic British wildlife conservation centre based near Canterbury in Kent. We will learn about the Permaculture Ethics of Peoplecare, Earthcare and Future Care. We will explore some of the wisdom of permaculture principles and how they can be applied to design. See how they can be applied to your life, land and work. It will include fun activities that all explore this inspirational and empowering design system using the amazing resource that is Wildwood.

Explore how we can become indigenous again! (This is not just about gardening.)

Dates: 
22 April 2018
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10am to 4pm Arrive anytime after 9.30 to get a cuppa and get settled
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Jo Barker
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Kent

Cost: 
£40
Address: 
Wildwood Trust, Herne Common, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 7LQ
Contact name: 
=Suzanne Kynaston, Conservation Training Co-ordinator
Telephone number: 
01227 711 471

Edinburgh Introduction to Permaculture

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This 2-day Introduction to Permaculture course gives you an overview of permaculture, exploring its key principles, ethics and design tools. The course involves a good mix of theory, discussion and design examples. The course is student-centred, and there’s a strong element of creativity.

Topics include:
 What is Permaculture?
 Ethics & Principles
 Learning from Nature
 Design Process
 Zones and Sectors
 Approaches to site analysis

The course can count as Module 1 of the full Permaculture Design Course (PDC).

NonStuff Industries has been delivering permaculture courses for 7 years. Former students have gone on to run their own farms, food businesses, create gardens, build houses, and some have come back to help teach on the course.

Visit the NonStuff website for full course info and booking: www.nonstuff.co.uk/permaculture/courses/

Dates: 
28 April 2018 to 29 April 2018
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Weekend course. 09.30 - 17.00 both days
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The course will be held at Bridgend Farmhouse, part of a community owned charitable organisation in south Edinburgh. There are workshop spaces dedicated to arts & crafts and bike repairs, a community café, and the surrounding land is being developing for food growing and community gardening.

Cost: 
£40 / £70 / £100 / £120 depending on income
Address: 
NonStuff Industries
Contact name: 
Jenny Smith
Telephone number: 
07891872155

One Day Introduction to Permaculture

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Come along to learn about the basics of permatulture - the ethics that underpin it, the principles that help designs, and some design tools. You will get an idea how to apply permaculture to your life, your home, your garden, and anything else!

Dates: 
2 June 2018
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10am start
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Cost: 
sliding scale, between £25 and £60, depending on income
Contact name: 
Helen
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Introduction to Permaculture at Kingston Environment Centre

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Using a vibrant combination of theory and practice, our foundation course will introduce you to

- observation techniques
- natural systems and patterns
- ethics and principles of permaculture
- permaculture design tools

The course is informative and interactive. You will leave having designed a permaculture space, putting into practice everything you have learned. Additionally you will have the grounding to be able to progress onto the full permaculture design course.

Dates: 
12 May 2018
13 May 2018
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10am - 4.30pm each day
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Liz Darley Steve Pagett
Cost: 
£90, concessions available
Contact name: 
Liz Darley
Telephone number: 
07960804969, 07526126719

Conscious Living

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This course is for anyone who believes that we need to find ways to care for ourselves, for each other and for the Earth. If you are looking to make a significant change in your life, then this course will almost certainly help you. It will provide you with the basic concepts of Permaculture. On the day we will look at;
the ethics and principles at drive the Permaculture movement and inspire designs that works with nature
how to observe patterns in nature and apply what you learn to create effective design
some simple design tools used by Permaculture practitioners

Here is a very interactive course which aims to provide you with the tools to help make a positive change within your community. If you are interested in Permaculture but not yet ready to commit to a full design course, then this course is for you. Attending a Permaculture introductory course is a great way of meeting new people and learning about this fascinating subject without breaking the bank. You will also be given a short tour of the Landmatters site where you will see many of the Permaculture principles in action.

The investment for this course is £50 when booked earlier than two weeks before the start date. Then £65 there after. This fee includes facilitation, snacks and teas, and all course materials. Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Dates: 
2 June 2018
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9:30am - 5:50pm
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£50 - £65
Contact name: 
Randy
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07968743242
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Tomas Remiarz, experienced permacuture teacher and author of Forest Gardening in Practice, will introduce the theory and practice of creating resilient and productive landscapes and communities. Whether you are interested in gardening, buildings, energy or community, you will go away with lots of inspiration and new practical ideas.

Dates: 
4 August 2018 to 5 August 2018
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