‘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

    Sark, Channel Islands
    1st-14th September 2018
    A 2-week residential course on the beautiful island of Sark, that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Residential / non-residential options)

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  • Introduction to Permaculture

    Introduction to Permaculture

    The Sustainability Centre,
    nr Petersfield, Hampshire
    28th September - 1st October 2018
    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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  • Design Your Ethical Livelihood

    Design Your Ethical Livelihood

    Ourganics Evolving Systems,
    nr Bridport, West Dorset
    6th - 7th October 2018
    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
    27th October-10th November 2018
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Learning the Language of Systems & Patterns

    Learning the Language of Systems & Patterns

    Applewood Permaculture Centre,
    nr Ludlow, Herefordshire
    Spring 2019 (dates to be confirmed)
    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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    '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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