‘Instead of feeling hopeless about our beautiful planet, permaculture opened my eyes to the many simple solutions that can be adopted and applied to create a better world’

Mel Chambers (PDC Graduate)

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Upcoming courses

  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    Ourganics Evolving Systems,
    nr Bridport, West Dorset
    26th January-12th May 2019
    A design course spread over 6 weekends at one of Britain's best examples of local-scale permaculture food production that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Non-residential options, with glamping / camping options)

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  • Practical Forest Gardening part 1

    Practical Forest Gardening part 1

    High Heathercombe Centre,
    Manaton, Devon
    20th-24th February 2019
    A 5-day residential course on the edge of Dartmoor, where we'll be designing and planting an extension to the existing forest garden, planted in 2012. Theoretical and practical elements.
    (Residential / non-residential options)

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  • Observation and Mapping

    Observation and Mapping

    Applewood Permaculture Centre,
    nr Ludlow, Herefordshire
    15th-17th March 2019
    This 2 day training has been developed to assist participants in the early stages of any design process - the observation and survey of a site and its steward. It takes participants through hands-on, land-based design activities on a real site, bringing permaculture theory to life.

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    High Heathercombe Centre,
    Manaton, Devon
    30th March-13th April 2019
    A 2-week residential on the edge of the moors on beautiful Dartmoor that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Residential / non-residential options)
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  • Practical Forest Gardening part 2

    Practical Forest Gardening part 2

    High Heathercombe Centre,
    Manaton, Devon
    2nd-5th May 2019
    A 4-day residential course on the edge of Dartmoor, where we'll be planting out the understory of the existing forest garden, planted in 2012. Theoretical and practical elements.
    (Residential / non-residential options)

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  • Introduction to Permaculture

    Introduction to Permaculture

    The Sustainability Centre,
    nr Petersfield, Hampshire
    27th - 30th September 2019
    This 4 day course is designed to introduce permaculture principles but with an emphasis on supporting participants with designing their own homes and gardens.
    (Non-residential, with various accommodation options)

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  • Systems & Patterns

    Systems & Patterns

    Applewood Permaculture Centre,
    nr Ludlow, Herefordshire
    3rd - 6th October 2019
    A 3-day residential course where we'll be exploring the use of systems thinking and patterning in landscape and social design.

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  • Design Your Ethical Livelihood

    Design Your Ethical Livelihood

    Ourganics Evolving Systems,
    nr Bridport, West Dorset
    Autumn 2019 (dates to be confirmed)
    Do you wish you could earn a livelihood more in line with your own ethics and principles? This course is suitable for anyone regardless of their permaculture experience. A 2 day intensive with two permaculture practitioners with more than 30 years of experience between them.
    (Camping / glamping / non-residential options)

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    High Heathercombe Centre,
    Manaton, Devon
    9th-23rd November 2019
    A 2-week residential on the edge of the moors on beautiful Dartmoor that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Residential / non-residential options)
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    'The authenticity enhances the outstanding quality of the Permaculture Design Course'

    - Trish Taylor (PDC Graduate)

     

    Aranya's blog

    Aranya's blog
    A random collection of Aranya's thoughts around the topic of permaculture.

    Diploma portfolio

    Diploma portfolio
    The designs that earned Aranya his Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.

    Salad mandalas

    Salad mandalas
    Yes, really! A selection of Aranya's photos of his celebratory salads.
     

     

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