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Introduction to Permaculture
Sun, July 2, 2017, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM BST
Permaculture is a do it yourself ecological engineering system. It's about observing how nature works and applying these principles to our own projects. Anything from design of a food garden up to a whole way of life design.
Introduction to Permaculture is a one day course giving you an overview of Permaculture, its key design tools and some practical applications.
After this course, you will be ready to get started in Permaculture!
The course will cover:
- Permaculture thinking
- the history of Permaculture
- Permaculture ethics and principles
- key Permaculture design tools
- an observation exercise
- examples of Permaculture in action
- a practice exercise
- practical activity
and give you the opportunity to discuss your own interests and projects.
This is a stand-alone course as well as a good introduction before going on to a full Permaculture Design Course (72-hour course certified by the Permaculture Association of Great Britain).
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for beginners with an interest Permaculture. At the end of the course you will leave with the knowledge required to start planning your own Permaculture project.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit?
Your must be over 18 to attend this course.
What are my transport/parking options?
There is a large carpark with easy access at the Green Dragon Eco Farm. Unfortunately Green Dragon Eco Farm is not close to public transport links. For more travel details please visit the Green Dragon Website.
Is lunch included in the course fee?
Lunch is not included in the course fee. However, there's an excellent 'farm to fork' restaurant at Green Dragon Eco Farm available for lunch and refreshments.
What can/can't I bring to the course?
Please bring a pen and paper to take your own notes and you are welcome to bring laptop computers, etc. - The farm has good internet WiFi.
What is your cancellation & refund policy?
In case of cancellation before the closing date of 18 June 2017 the full price is refundable. In case of cancellation on or after 18 June 2017 no refund is possible. If you need to cancel, please contact the organiser as soon as possible!
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please use the organiser contact link below.
Where can I stay for the night?
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