Dates and times
Early-bird rate £160 per person (for bookings made by 31st May) 
then, Standard rate £190
Course summary

This “Introduction to Permaculture” training is certified by The Permaculture Association, and hosted in the outdoor classroom and sustainable gardens of Hawkwood College - centre for future thinking.  

At a Glance:
 • An accessible, interactive Introduction to Permaculture
 • Focusing on the ethics and principles of making good choices in a difficult world
 • Includes practical tips, examples, and design techniques to help you grow well

This course gives you the opportunity to engage with vitally important sustainability solutions amongst like-minded people in a supportive, beautiful space. Permaculture is relevant whether you have land, a garden, window boxes or just an open-mind and a love of nature-centred thinking.

Participants will Gain:
 • A certificate from the Permaculture Association (UK)
 • Practical knowledge and skills they can apply immediately to their own projects
 • Contacts, connections and confidence to practice permaculture effectively, regardless of your entry level

A real ‘essentials of permaculture’, this course is a great springboard to start putting permaculture in to action; to take your projects to the next level; and to be part of an international community of people committed to taking manageable steps towards protecting the planet and all living things who share it.

You will be learning in a small group, with everyone invited to share their own skills, experience and knowledge.

What will be covered:

• What is permaculture – principles and ethics: Making good choices in a difficult world.
• Design: Maximum yield for minimum cost and effort.
• Observation exercises: What is already working well for you?
• Practical exercises: Walks, group-work and solo reflection time.

The course is a content-rich stand-alone training, and can also be a helpful foundation for people thinking of undertaking a full Permaculture Design Course.

This course is led by Emily Howgate and Shila Brown of Muck & Magic. Both are permaculture practitioners and attentive facilitators, with experience working in national conservation groups and local community organisations.

Permaculture: earth care, people care and fair shares for all.

Early-bird rate £160 per person (for bookings made by 31st May) 
then, Standard rate £190 
Shila Brown
Apprentice teachers
No apprentice teacher places available on this course
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Course type
Introduction to Permaculture
Engagement style
Face to face

Postal address of venue

Hawkwood College, outdoor classroom
United Kingdom

Course contact email
Contact name
Emily Howgate
Contact telephone number

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