Introduction to Permaculture

Introduction to Permaculture
Summary information

Permaculture design is all about creating ecologically sound ways of living & working based on observing natural systems and applying ecological principles. It equips you to care for the earth, yourself, and others in ways that are resilient, abundant, and rewarding. It can be a truly life-changing and empowering approach, whatever your circumstances.
This course will include:
• Understanding what permaculture is and how it differs from some other approaches
• Learning about permaculture ethics and principles as tools to guide the design process
• Knowing how to apply zones and sectors in designs
• Undertaking a design questionnaire & site assessment
• Preparing a simple design for a land-based project
The timetable will be designed to make the most of the venue and follows the approved Permaculture Association curriculum. Teaching will be carried out through a variety of classroom based and outdoor sessions, with a mix of theory and practice. The general approach will be participatory and experiential.

About Angie & Alice: Angie and Alice have decades of experience in using permaculture thinking and applying it in practice in some very wide-ranging fields of activity – including Palestine, Kashmir & Uganda as well as the UK. They are also established teachers with experience of engaging diverse groups of adults in accessible and dynamic ways.

Booking and further information
Contact Details: 
Contact name: 
Angie Polkey
Lead teacher info
Dates and times
7 August 2021 to 9 August 2021
Venue information
LL54 5DF
United Kingdom

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