An introductory course in permaculture, usually over a weekend.

Introduction to Permaculture - Tools for Transition

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An opportunity to attend an exciting and dynamic course enabling you to create a more sustainable lifestyle. It stresses working with nature and helps you identify steps for positive change for yourself, your family and your community. It is ethical, creative and inspiring and offers a blueprint for a positive and abundant future.

Dates: 
24 July 2010 to 25 July 2010
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09.30-17.00
Teachers
George Sobol
Cost: 
£55, free to those on means tested benefits
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Introduction to Permaculture Design

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Introduction to permaculture at the Lammas project, Pembrokeshire, residential course.

All food and accommodation included

Dates: 
13 August 2010 to 16 August 2010
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Start 4pm Friday 13th. Finish 10am Monday 16th.
Teachers
Jasmine Dale and Jodie Tellam

Lammas is creating an ecovillage in Pembrokeshire which aims to become a demonstration model for low impact living.

Cost: 
£185 concessions available
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Introduction to Permaculture

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This weekend 'taster' course will introduce Permaculture ethics and principles, design tools and methods to those interested and to learn how to navigate their way through the challenges of building a sustainable future, suited to your individual circumstances.

The course provides the opportunity to discuss vitally important issues in a positive, creative and supportive space. The course is lively, participatory and thought provoking.

Dates: 
17 July 2010 to 18 July 2010
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Arrive 9.15 for a prompt 9.40 start. Finish 4.40
Teachers
Hedvig Murray & Stefan Geyer
Cost: 
£120 - £60, please ask for details
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Urban Permaculture

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-A fun and friendly introduction to permaculture
-Permaculture in an urban context (allotments, LETS, community gardens, community composting, urban transport)
-Ethics and principles of permaculture
-Learning from the patterns in nature
-Simplifying systems thinking
-Creating cities for human beings (Transition Towns)
-Introducing the design process – SADIM
-Zones & sectors – a design tool
-Practical design workshop (building a composting system)

Dates: 
7 August 2010 to 8 August 2010
Teachers
Graham Burnett
Cost: 
£100 (£80 before July 23rd), concessions
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Introduction to Permaculture

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This course runs through the main design method used and gives an overview of the permaculture ethics and principles. There are practical exercises, group discussions, indoor and outdoor activities.

Dates: 
16 October 2010 to 23 October 2010
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two consecutive Saturdays - Oct 16th and 23rd - 9.30 til 4.30 each day
Teachers
Wilf Richards
Cost: 
£50
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Special Introduction to Permaculture (part of Earthing The Spirit)

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Earthing the Spirit is an annual spiritual event at Burnlaw. I will be running a permaculture course as part of the event with Oran. The course will have a strong focus on the ethics and principles of permaculture, and our connection with nature.

Dates: 
8 August 2010 to 15 August 2010

The event is from August 8th until 15th and there is a fee to attend the event. For more information about this and to book a place check out their website

www.earthingthespirit.co.uk

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Turning anger into action! An intro to inner city permaculture

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This weekend introduction to permaculture will explore
alternatives to lifestyles based on the exploitation of the earth's
resources, including sustainable design principles, permaculture ethics,
organic gardening, creating community, 'hands on' practical experience
and more with a particular focus on urban solutions.
www.spiralseed.co.uk
View Youtube movie of Sid and Zillah's inspiring urban permaculture garden
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKTvpdsXokA

Dates: 
31 July 2010 to 1 August 2010
Teachers
Graham Burnett (Dip Perm Des), Sid and Zillah Truelove
Cost: 
£60 (concessions available), includes hot vegan meals

Introduction to Permaculture

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Do you want to make our community more sustainable and resilient to changing climate? Do you want to develop your practical skills so you can grow your own food and begin to ecorenovate you home? Why not come to our new 2 day introductory permaculture design course and find out how? The course will include theory and practical sessions.

Dates: 
19 July 2010 to 20 July 2010
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10am-5pm each day
Teachers
Phil Pritchard
Cost: 
£95 / £60 concessions
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Hazelhurst CSA is hosting an introduction to permaculture facilitated by Joe Atkinson (Learning coordinator at the Permaculture Association).
The courses will be taught on the Hazelhurst CSA land, which is a 9 acre field.
By the end of the weekend, participants should have an answer to the question 'What is Permaculture?' have gained an overview of the ethics and principles of Permaculture, and be able to begin to apply design techniques to the CSA land and other projects in their environment. Participants will also know where to find further information.
This is a Leeds Permaculture Network course

Dates: 
17 July 2010 to 18 July 2010
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Saturday 9.30am–5.30 pm. Sunday 10am - 5pm
Teachers
Joe Atkinson

Hazelhurst CSA is a new project to grow food in Sheffield.
Other members of the CSA will be coming out to camp on Saturday 17th July. This will be a fun night with a big camp fire and music, singing and performance. So practice your party piece.

Cost: 
£30 - £120
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