Thursday, 23 February 2012

Introduction to Permaculture March 3rd/4th 2012


Seeking practical solutions towards a more sustainable lifestyle?

Permaculture uses whole system thinking to consciously create productive environments that working with the diversity, stability and resilience of natural systems. With these methods we can design for abundance, enjoy better health and well being, and empower ourselves towards more sustainable choices.

On this two day course, we will cover:

the ethics and principles of permaculture
useful design methods
observation skills
practical examples of permaculture thinking
how to apply these techniques to design your own space
a practical design exercise

Our teaching style will be lively, participatory and thought provoking. We hope that you will come away empowered and inspired to create your own meaningful solutions.

The cost for the course is £120 and concessions are available by arrangement

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Introduction to Permaculture course Feb 2012 - Spitalfields City Farm


An introduction to the basics of permaculture design & how this approach can be applied to individual circumstances in order to facilitate a move towards sustainability. This two day 'taster' weekend will create opportunities to actively learn about the ethics and principles of permaculture.

Over the weekend we will cover:

Origins of Permaculture
Ethics and Principles
Design methods
Examples of permaculture in practice
Observation
A practical exercise or walk
An overview of the permaculture network and how to find out more.

Permaculture uses whole system thinking to consciously create productive environments that work with the diversity, stability and resilience of natural systems.

The course is a stand alone course or gives you access onto various Full Design Courses (72hr+)
This is the second of twelve introductory courses based at East London City Farms and Green peppers Orchard in Camden.

Each course will be lead by members of the London Permacuture Network.
£95 - Individual income more than 18k/yr

£60 - Individual income less than 18k/yr

£45 - Concessionary Rate -
income less than 10k/yr