Herbal Medicine Walk

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Learn how to use wild plants and herbs for health. Juliet practices at Penzance Natural Health Centre and will be sharing her expertise to teach you how to identify and use plants to improve health,first aid and common ailments.

Dates: 
9 July 2011
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10-3.30
Teachers
Juliet Hemming
Cost: 
£20, concessions for unemployed, income seekers and students
Contact Details: 
Address: 
Halvasso, Penryn, Falmouth, TR10 9BT
Contact name: 
Amelia Lake
Telephone number: 
07583217087

Grow Your Own Organic Vegetables

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As the South West’s top Permaculture teacher Klaudia has many years experience growing organically. She says “On the Growing your own organic vegetables working course we will cover the whole process from sowing, transplanting seedlings to preparing vegetable beds & how to get fertile soil for healthy plants, basic pest management & composting.” Book this with the Wild Food walk and get free camping on the 9th at Chyan.

Dates: 
10 July 2011
More dates and times information: 
10-4
Teachers
Klaudia Van Gool
Cost: 
£20, members receive 15% discount, unemployed, income suppor
Contact Details: 
Address: 
Halvasso, Penryn, Falmouth, TR10 9BT
Contact name: 
Amelia Lake
Telephone number: 
07583217087

Wild Food Walk with Marcus Harrison

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Wish you could find food in your back garden? A wild food walk with Marcus Harrison will teach you how to find wild food in your back yard, on a country walk and in town. The day will include plant identification, safe food finding, a cooking session and resources to take away. We will be eating some of the food foraged but please bring lunch too. Free camping if you book Grow your own course too!

Dates: 
9 July 2011
More dates and times information: 
10-3.30
Teachers
Marcus Harrison
Cost: 
£20, concessions for unemployed, income seekers and students
Contact Details: 
Address: 
Halvasso, Penryn, Falmouth, TR10 9BT
Contact name: 
Amelia Lake
Telephone number: 
07583217087

Various courses at ECOCENTRE ICPPC, Poland

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We would like to welcome you to join us in a very special experience right in the heart of the Polish countryside. An area rich in natural and cultural bio-diversity, with traditional and organic small scale family farms and delicious farmhouse foods.

You will be housed on a small holding and in farmhouse accommodation known as 'POTOCZEK' www.potoczek.pl

'POTOCZEK' is situated right next to the ECOCENTRE ICPPC (www.eko-cel.pl ) where you can join one of the following ecological workshops:

1. An introduction to PERMACULTURE, 21-22 May

2. THE WAY TO THE SELF SUFFICIENCY - this
programme will introduce you to the revival of small scale 'grow your own' quality foods, 8-9 May

3. DISCOVER HEALTHY POLISH PEASANT FOODS AND FARMING, see details
http://icppc.pl/eko-cel/eng/index.php?id=creative

If you are interested to join and support our activities in Poland please contact ICPPC office: [email protected] tel./fax: (0048) 33 8797114

Dates: 
8 May 2011 to 22 May 2011
Telephone number: 
(0048) 33 8797114

Permaculture Training of Trainers

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Participants attending this course need to have completed a 72 hour Permaculture Design Course and have good practical experience in designing and managing Permaculture systems.

The course is designed to equip participants with participatory Permaculture facilitation skills, as well as a solid understanding of the standard content of an international PDC. Based on their Permaculture experience, participants should be able to co-facilitate or assist on PDCs after this course, particularly courses training adult learners.

The course will have some important preparatory work required from students so that we can use our training time more effectively. We have a limit of 12 participants to ensure that the quality of training and attention to students remains of a high standard.

PRELIMINARY COURSE CONTENT

1. PDC course curriculum

2. Participatory facilitation methodologies

3. Dealing with learning challenges

4. Designing courses for different applications and durations

5. Various methods of mapping and design

6. Revision of organic techniques

7. Overview of sustainable building techniques

8. Overview of green technologies

9. Overview of broad-scale applications of Permaculture

10. Active learning techniques for presenting information

11. Presenting short sessions to the group and receiving feedback and assessment

The course content may be slightly modified to suit all participants once the questionnaires have been returned.

COURSE COSTS R4000.00 for the six day course covers training, two teas, lunch and a short course manual.

Accommodation and transport are for the participants own expense. Bookings are to be made
at www.seed.org.za/courses.php

Please confirm your place with a deposit of R2000.00 by 25 April 2011.

Dates: 
23 May 2011 to 28 May 2011
Teachers
Alex Kruger and guests
Cost: 
R4000.00

BIMA Bio Intensive Micro Organic Agriculture

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Course covers thermophilic composting at optimum efficiency to produce your own potent, weed free fertilizer in 30-90 days depending upon application; so with maximised micro organic activity you can avoid ploughing and digging and start any style Permaculture system. How to produce pest and disease free crops without chemicals. Increase yields by eliminating green manuring. How to completely remineralize the soil (by analysis) to get maximum health benefits so you will not need to take any supplements.
Course includes all veg/veg meals and refreshments.

Dates: 
19 April 2011 to 12 May 2011
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Courses start at 10 am and finish at 4pm. Call to make a booking, a week before your course starts. There will be a course venue possible Tuesdays and Thursdays between dates above. Courses include videos, theory and practical. price £80.00 each person or £150.00 per couple.
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yes
Cost: 
£80.00 each person or £150.00 per couple
Contact Details: 
Contact name: 
Richard Higgins
Telephone number: 
0208 386 4594 or 07983 439 171