Following a recent survey, the Permaculture Scotland Policy Working Group have identified the following issues as being very close to the hearts of our members. 

· Land reform and availability
· Food security
· Climate resilience
· Land & nature stewardship
· Community empowerment

Thu 30 Jun 2016

A fantastic time was had at the Permaculture Scotland gathering in Coldstream by the over 80 attendees from across Scotland and Northern England. There were many interesting and thought provoking workshops, tours of the UK's oldest intentional food Forest Garden at Garden Cottage; fun, games and crafts for the kids and The Permaculture Scotland SGM. 

Wed 22 Jun 2016

1 day to go!

If you haven't got your ticket click HERE

Open Space kicks off at 2pm on Friday followed by a full programme of workshops on Saturday and Sunday

Tue 31 May 2016

There Permaculture Scotland General Meeting will be held on the 5th of June at our gathering in Coldstream. The names and statements of those standing for election to the working group can be viewed below, further names may be added until the 30th May. If you wish to stand please email us a statement to be published here by 5pm on the 27th of May.

Tue 17 May 2016

The programme for our 2016 gathering, 3rd - 5th June in coldstream, is shaping up! The fantastic range of workshops and activities on offer includes:

Natural Bee Keeping* and a Visit to the Chain Bridge Honey Farm

Exploring Bioregions in Scotland (with opportunities to collaborate on a future book)

Plant Identification

Bread Making and the History of Wheat*

Sat 30 Apr 2016

Work from home 1 day a week, promoting permaculture in Scotland. The post is funded from a generous donation made by the Robertson Trust, Awards for All, and Bags of Help, it will enable us to deliver the project ScotLAND Phase 2: Engaging hard to reach communities.

Wed 27 Apr 2016

Permaculture Scotland are delighted to announce that Groundworks in partnership with the Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ initiative have awarded funding to build a children's permaculture forest garden at the Hidden Mill, a Permaculture ScotLAND Learner site in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Tue 12 Apr 2016

We are excited to be announcing our annual gathering, which will be held in the beautiful border town of Coldstream in the Scottish Borders Fri 3rd - Sun 5th June. Home to the inspirational ScotLAND Centre of Garden Cottage - the oldest intentional Forest Garden in Britain, of which there will be tours

Sat 16 Jan 2016

This exciting innovative tour of sites went to Garden Cottage in the South-East of Scotland, up the East coast, and down the centre. Taking in various permaculture ScotLAND Centres and Learners, and many places of outstanding beauty for which Scotland is famed. We intended to take a minibus-full, but we enough participants for a car-full - which was perfect.

Mon 16 Nov 2015