An introductory course in permaculture, usually over a weekend.

Introductory Course & Permaculture Design Course

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We are running two Introductory weekends, to be followed by the full Design Course, which will take place on the last weekend of each month from June to November (excluding August). Threshold is an ideal venue for Permaculture as we are a cohousing community, we have sustainable buildings and systems in place and are looking to develop our 1/2 acres of land.

Dates: 
26 March 2011 to 27 March 2011
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There will be a further Introductory Course on 30 April-1 May, followed by the full Design Course on weekends from June to November 2011.
Teachers
Stephen Nutt & Linda Philp
Cost: 
£150 per weekend
Contact address: 
Cole Street Farm, Cole Street Lane, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5JQ
Contact name: 
Linda Philp
Telephone number: 
01747 825477

Introduction to Permaculture: Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye

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Renowned expert Graham Bell will be leading the course. The theme of the event will be “Community Gardens” and it will be hosted by Sleat Community Trust.

The course will be located at Sabhal Mor Ostaig (the Gaelic College) in Sleat and start with an informal night time talk and “getting to know you” meeting for participants on Friday the 26th November at 7.30pm at the college. An agenda for the course is available at www.cleansleat.co.uk. Buffet lunches will be provided on both full days of the course.

This training event is free to all Sleat residents. The course is also open to those out of the area with a joining fee of £60 being requested (this will be donated to the Tormore Forest Community Appeal). A list of accommodation providers in the area can be found at www.visitsleat.org for those travelling from further afield.

Dates: 
26 November 2010 to 28 November 2010
Teachers
Graham Bell
Cost: 
Free to Sleat Residents - £60 non residents
Contact address: 
c/o Ardvasar Hall, Sleat, Isle of Skye IV45 8RS
Contact name: 
Angus Robertson
Telephone number: 
01471 820342

Introduction to Permaculture

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A 2-day course introducing the Permaculture principles and ethics. Includes the Permaculture priciples, tour of the site, wild food walk and practicals.

Dates: 
5 February 2011 to 6 February 2011
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10:00 - 17:00
Teachers
Klaudia van Gool
Cost: 
£140 £127.50 for Soil Association members, incl refreshments
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01726 884127

Introduction to Permaculture (CAT, Wales)

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A great chance to learn permaculture design skills at the renowned Centre for Alternative Technology and visit Chris and Lyn Dixon's permaculture plot. Held in conjuncion with Aberystwyth University - see www.aber.ac.uk/sell for enrolment details.

Dates: 
4 March 2011 to 6 March 2011
Teachers
Angie Polkey, Jan Martin, Chris Dixon (site visit)
Cost: 
£65 if booked by 20 Dec; £75 after. Ex accommodation.

Introduction to Permaculture (Cardigan, Wales)

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A great chance to learn permaculture design skills and visit inspiring ecohomes and the Lammas eco-village. Taking place at Over the Rainbow, Tanygroes, Cardigan. Held in conjuncion with Aberystwyth University - see www.aber.ac.uk/sell for enrolment details.

Dates: 
28 January 2011 to 31 January 2011
Teachers
Angie Polkey & Jan Martin
Cost: 
£65 before 20 Dec; £75 after; ex accommodation.

Naturewise Introduction to Permaculture

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Come and be the change you wish to see in the world!

This Introductory weekend, is a ‘potted’ permaculture course, looking at the foundations of permaculture and learning about some of the practical tools it offers. The weekend course can be considered a 'stand alone' introduction to Permaculture ethics, principles and design, or else can be a lead-in to the more in depth full Permaculture Design Course.

Dates: 
21 May 2011 to 22 May 2011
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From 9.15 - 5.30 non residential
Teachers
Naturewise team
Cost: 
Sliding scale: £60 - £150
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Naturewise Introduction to Permaculture

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Come and be the change you wish to see in the world!

This Introductory weekend, is a ‘potted’ permaculture course, looking at the foundations of permaculture and learning about some of the practical tools it offers. The weekend course can be considered a 'stand alone' introduction to Permaculture ethics, principles and design, or else can be a lead-in to the more in depth full Permaculture Design Course.

Dates: 
9 April 2011 to 10 April 2011
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From 9.15 - 5.30 nonresidential
Teachers
Naturewise team
Cost: 
Sliding scale: £60 - £150
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