Leeds Permaculture Design Course

(PDC) Permaculture Design Course
Summary information

On this course you will:

  • develop your permaculture skills and understanding
  • have a good overview of what permaculture is and how it is being used
  • produce and implement your own design (e.g. for yourself, a house, garden, farm, woodland, park)
  • be able to apply permaculture to your own situation and use fewer non-renewable resources
  • recognise and develop your own skills work collaboratively, share ideas and know how to contribute to the wider community
  • be inspired and visit great projects across Leeds and nearby
  • have fun and meet new people!

Comments from previous participants:

  • 'Brilliant, thought provoking sessions'
  • 'Good mix of practical and theory'
  • 'I would highly recommend. Fun, fascinating and good for the soul'

Venues: Evening sessions online. Day sessions at projects around Leeds with some visits further afield.
 
The Leeds PDC has been running since 2006. The teachers are all accomplished permaculture designers, educators and practitioners with varied interests in and around the city. This course is a hybrid between meeting in person for teaching and project visits and online evening sessions which helps students go through the design process and develop their own permaculture project. Our hybrid in-person and online format has been tested over the last two years and is a really good blend of teaching approaches that has proven to be very effective.

Booking and further information
Cost: 
£895 (income over £30k) /£595 (£15k-30k) / £395 (under £15k)
Contact name: 
Carla Moss
Lead teacher info
Profile: 
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
The date pattern is Saturdays and Tuesdays: Saturday 17th September 2022 - Saturday 20th May 2023 (all day - in person) The 3rd Saturday of each month except December (Sept 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Jan21, Feb 17, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20). Tuesday 20th September (2hr Online session), (and Tuesdays Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2) Note, there are no online sessions in Dec, Jan or Feb.
17 September 2022 to 20 May 2023
Teachers
plus guest tutors and visit hosts
Venue information
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, Sugarwell Road
Meanwood
Leeds
LS7 2QG
United Kingdom
Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
This course is open to offers from apprentice teachers wishing to gain teaching experience.

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