An introductory course in permaculture, usually over a weekend.

Introduction to Permaculture, Brighton

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This course will offer information about, and some hands-on experience of, the basics of permaculture design; designing for sustainability in all walks of life. Whether your interest is gardening, farming, planning, building homes, community work, economic regeneration, business or green lifestyles, the application of Permaculture principles empowers you to make a positive contribution towards a sustainable future. The course will enable you to apply permaculture principles in your individual circumstance to help move towards sustainability.

Dates: 
11 March 2010 to 12 March 2010
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Both days of the course run 9.30am -5pm
Teachers
Pippa Johns
Cost: 
£60-£165

Permaculture in Action

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For many people seeing is believing and at Avalon Permaculture Gardens you can see and experience permaculture at first hand. This four day course covers:

How to take care of human needs for food, shelter and energy in ways that take care of the earth;

How to design permaculture systems and put them into action in gardens and small holdings;

Seeing it all in action on the ground, plus a hands on session;

Slide shows of other permaculture sites;

Practical exercises, including a design exercise.

Dates: 
29 July 2010 to 1 August 2010
Teachers
Patrick Whitefield with Ella and Andy Portman
Cost: 
£270 inc tuition and board & lodging, conc. available
Contact Name: 
Patrick or Cathy Whitefield
Telephone number: 
01458 832317

Permaculture - A Weekend for Beginners

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this weekend introduction to permaculture will include; sustainable design principles and ethics, organic gardening, community economics, forest gardening, optional yoga sessions, 'hands on' practical experience and more...

Dates: 
28 May 2010 to 30 May 2010
Teachers
Graham Burnett & Ron Bates
Cost: 
£100 - concessions/flexibility available
Contact Name: 
Graham Burnett
Telephone number: 
01702 303259

Introduction to Permaculture

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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 within their own situations and environments. Participants will also know where to find further information and support.

Dates: 
27 February 2010 to 28 February 2010
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The cost of the course is on a sliding scale £30 - £120 based on your income and what you can afford. This is up to you, we don't ask for proof. No less than £30 but you can pay more than £120 if you wish. Please bear in mind that this charge covers everything - admin, tutors, venue hire, handouts etc. Deposit: We require a minimum £10 deposit to confirm your booking.
Cost: 
£30 - £120 sliding scale
Contact Name: 
Tricia Griffin

Introduction to permaculture

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The 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 72 hour Permaculture Design Course.

Dates: 
29 May 2010 to 30 May 2010
Cost: 
£120 full cost, concessions/flexibility
Contact Name: 
Marianne

Introduction to permaculture

Summary information
field_summary: 

The 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 72 hour Permaculture Design Course.

Dates: 
24 April 2010 to 25 April 2010
Cost: 
£120 full cost, concessions/flexibility
Contact Name: 
Marianne

Introduction to permaculture

Summary information
field_summary: 

The 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 72 hour Permaculture Design Course.

Dates: 
27 February 2010 to 28 February 2010
Cost: 
£120 full cost, concessions/flexibility
Contact Name: 
Marianne

Introduction to permaculture

Summary information
field_summary: 

The 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 72 hour Permaculture Design Course.

Dates: 
30 January 2010 to 31 January 2010
Cost: 
£120 full cost, concessions/flexibility
Contact Name: 
Marianne