Self-building an Earthship

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This course is for anyone interested in learning about the construction of an Earthship. It includes practical workshops and aims to give a thorough understanding of the process.

***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website: http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/index.php/courses/ecobuild/earthship

***For all courses & events: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses

Dates: 
6 July 2018 to 8 July 2018
5 October 2018 to 7 October 2018
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9am – 5.00pm
Teachers
Rebecca Sarll, Jon Kalviac, Mischa Hewitt, Gillian Trott
Cost: 
Course fee (depending on income) £175-£340
Address: 
Stanmer Park
Contact name: 
Brighton Permaculture Trust
Telephone number: 
07746 18 59 27

Pruning Old Fruit Trees

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The course is held in the old apple orchards at Stanmer Park. Learn how to improve health and productivity by appropriate pruning.

Full details and bookings: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/fruitorchards/pruningcourse
***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website

***For all courses & events: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses

Dates: 
20 January 2018 to 21 January 2018
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10am - 5pm
Teachers
Bryn Thomas
Cost: 
£105-£247.50 depending on income.
Address: 
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9PZ
Telephone number: 
07746 18 59 27

Eco-construction workshop in budding Ecovillage south of Antalya

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Superadobe sandbag houses are environmentally friendly, safe, economical, and easy to make.
They are built without any wood materials and are earthquake and fire resistant.

Want to learn how to build one?
Come join one of our hands-on 3 day Workshops this autumn and learn to build your own Spacedome!

05 November – 07 November

Capacity: 12 – 15 People

We will spend 2 days building with eartbags and 1 day plastering the adobe walls.

And don't worry, we'll make sure that you wont be working only, there will also be plenty of time for swimming and social time!

Other features include: Village Breakfast, Silent Fishing Trip, Barbecue Party

After all this hands-on experience, you will easily be able to built your own Superadobe Sandbage House wherever you might want/need to build one. All workshop attendees will recieve a Construction package at the end of the course.

Dates: 
5 November 2010 to 7 November 2010
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Micro-organic Growing Course for Negative Carbon Farming and Growing, CCS

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Winter course
How to turn grassland or bramble land into a Micro-organic farm/plot in one season
That will provide intensive vegetable production in the spring

How to prepare for Organic Box Schemes and Local Food Grant production
for disease and pest free intensive vegetable growing

Also teaches
Includes thermophilic composting technique
Rates of application and economy with/w/o Bio char
How to make ‘sheet compost’ mulch
How to preserve slugs and snails in the Eco System without having to catch tehm
How to avoid green manuring with much better results
How to avoid fallow or set aside and thus produce more
The ancient Chinese mastered all these things

Dates: 
2 November 2010 to 4 October 2011
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Courses run from 9am to 4pm and includes full veg/veg lunch and refreshments. Please book minimum of two days before course starts. on 11 November 2010
Teachers
Richard Higgins
Cost: 
£55.00 or £45.00 unwaged
Contact name: 
Richard Higgins
Telephone number: 
0208 3864594

GROWING FOOD: An Introduction to Organic Cultivation

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The aim of this course is to introduce ideas and concepts which will explain the fundamental principles of Organic food growing. These topics are relevant and useful whether you are a beginner or experienced grower.

Dates: 
4 October 2010 to 13 December 2010
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Ten two-hour sessions. Sheffield-based.
Teachers
Richard Clare
Cost: 
£50
Contact name: 
Richard Clare
Telephone number: 
2686727 / 07771 832759

Empathic Communication

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This weekend workshop is an introduction to the principles of Nonviolent Communication. NVC helps us understand what takes place when communication becomes difficult and offers practical support in how to respond constructively.

While we often respond to difficulties in relationship by blaming or judging, NVC encourages us to look for the essential needs behind our communication so that we can respond to ourselves and others with empathy. Only then are we ready to find win-win solutions in which everybodys needs get met.

Dates: 
30 October 2010 to 31 October 2010
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10am-5pm
Teachers
Millie Baker & Cath Burke
Cost: 
£150 organisations. £90 Individuals. £50 Concessions.
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Contact name: 
Millie Baker
Telephone number: 
07947302171

Eco Toilets - The Ultimate Course in sustainable sanitation

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Learn the 5,000 year old Chinese art of Thermophilic composting. Now available as the Howard Higgins system. After this one day course you will know how to make human waste disappear in 14 days! This is the oldest, safest and fastest way to transform human waste into rich, nitrogenous fertilizer that is saleable in bags. All equipment available for sale, or make your own from existing available equipment. Surpassing all Environmental Health and Environment Agency regulations – A Sustainable Programme for the world already installed from China to Hawaii.
Subsequent courses on how to grow pest and disease free crops without digging and without chemicals.(BIMA)(Food Security)up to agricultural scale.See web site and go to Ecological Agriculture.
This is now considered world leading cutting edge technology and a NEW addition to Permaculture Technique. You can tread the lowest carbon footprint because you recycle everything and there are no ponds, lakes or tanks.

Dates: 
12 July 2011 to 30 August 2011
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This is a one day course that can be held on Tuesdays or Thursdays starting at 9.30 am and finishing at 5pm. Full veg/veg lunch included. Call to make a booking,can pay on the day. Course includes videos, theory and full practical. Never before have toilets been so exciting!
Teachers
Richard Higgins, NDA,PDC
Apprentice Teachers
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Cost: 
£80 per person, £150 couples
Address: 
Well End, South Herts.
Contact name: 
Richard Higgins
Telephone number: 
evenings 0208 386 4594 mobile 07983 439 171

Introduction to Beekeeping

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The course is aimed at people who are interested in taking up bee-keeping or wanting to learn more about bees. It aims to provide a background into practical beekeeping and an afternoon session with the bees. It is designed as a taster session to see if people wish to pursue beekeeping further. We will look at the basics of bee-keeping, hive construction and siting, managing bees, where to get bees and equipment and the importance of bees in the environment.

Dates: 
26 September 2010
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Arrival is around 9.30 am for tea/coffee/introductions etc. for a 10.00am start. All courses include a free lunch using products grown on the smallholding itself wherever possible. Lunch is usually a simple vegetarian meal.
Teachers
Jonathan Garratt
Cost: 
£48
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