Designing for Resilience: The Foundations of Permaculture with Lamis Jamil & Ryan Sandford-Blackburn

Introduction to Permaculture
Summary information

Learn the basics of permaculture design with an experienced teacher, on the Foundations of Permaculture course. You'll get a basis for how to apply permaculture in your life and make your own designs.
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Interactive and transformative
- Led by Lamis Jamil and Ryan Sandford-Blackburn, experienced permaculture teachers, offering tailored support during your learning
- Apply permaculture design in your life
- Small Learning group of fellow learners with private communication channel
- Includes membership of the Permaculture Association
- Learn how to connect with people and projects in your community
- Present your design to your teachers and fellow learners
Price £190 non-members / £152 members
- Including membership for 1 year for non Permaculture Association members
- 20% discount for Permaculture Association members (discount code available in members area).
- Introduction to Permaculture certificate awarded on completion of the course
- Discounted rate for our members
- Discounts on 6 books from the
- Permaculture Magazine, chosen to complement this course
- Free resources, videos, PDF handouts
- Activities, quizzes and plenty of no screen time included!
Only 20 places per course available on a first come first served basis.

The course has 6 thorough modules, based upon the Introduction to Permaculture curriculum:
1. A nature based approach
2. Principles of Permaculture
3. How to Apply Permaculture
4. Design Frameworks
5. Design Methods
6. Your next steps

Booking and further information
£190 non-members / £152 for Permaculture Association members
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
All starting at 19:00 UTC+1 / BST May 5 Intro to course, teachers and participants May 12 Module 1 discussion: ethics in your own life May 19 M2 discussion: principles May 26 M3 discussion: functions exercise reflections. June 2 M4 discussion: design definition & frameworks. June 9 M5 discussion: design methods/tools June 16 Design case study & project briefing Break for design exercise Jun 23 drop in (30 mins) June 30 (2hrs) M5 & 6 Design presentations, reflections, next steps
5 May 2021 to 30 June 2021
Taught jointly by Lamis Jamil and Ryan Sandford-Blackburn
Venue information

Online delivered via Zoom sessions plus interactions in a Slack workspace (full instructions and technical support will be provided).

Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
No apprentice teacher places available on this course.

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