Permaculture Certificate and Diploma Courses at PRI Maungaraeeda, Sunshine Coast (Queensland, Australia)

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The PRI Maungaraeeda, Sunshine Coast (Queensland, Australia) will be running Permaculture Certificate and Diploma courses. These career courses are not government accredited, but are fully sponsored by PRI Maungaraeeda. In 2015 we will start our inaugural Certificate and Diploma courses. These courses are: The Certificate of Permaculture Farm Leading Hand The Diploma of Permaculture Demonstration,… Read more »

Two Free Places Available for Upcoming Earthworks Course (February, 2015, Tasmania)

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Do you want to learn about Permaculture earthworks and water harvesting? Tiger Hill Permaculture is offering two free placements for individuals in the local Tasmanian community for the upcoming Introduction to Earthworks course facilitated by David Spicer and held at Tiger Hill Farm in Tasmania on the 20th and 21st of February 2015. (You will… Read more »

Permaculture Design Course (PDC), Phayao Permaculture Center, Phayao, Northern Thailand (7-21 December 2014)

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What you will get: A 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC), and Bill Mollison’s book, Permaculture, A Designers’ Manual A grounding in all aspects of permaculture Relative hands-on experience working on various projects at Phayao Permaculture Center The experience of living, eating, working and having fun with the Phayao community! About Phayao Permaculture Center The Phayao… Read more »

Carbon Farming Course, Winter 2015 (NY, USA)

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Registration is now officially open for the 2015 Carbon Farming Course, to be held February 3-22, 2015 at the Taconic Retreat Center in New York’s Hudson Valley, USA. Based on your survey responses, the Carbon Farming Team chose a top-notch palette of topics and trainers for the event. Workshops include: Holistic Management & Grazing Keyline… Read more »

Report on 5-Day Permaculture Workshop for the Etse Fewus Herbalists Association in Fitch, North Soha, Ethiopia: Part 2

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Continuing from Part 1. Sunday 21/09/14: Day 4 The group were very happy with the biole preparations we did on day 3. They were amazed that we could make fertilizer out of basic farmyard trash when they had all been paying though the nose for imported chemicals for the past years. So riding this wave… Read more »

A Chance to Dig For Permaculture Gold in Tasmania With Ringo (Earthworks Courses, February 2015)

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I first met Paul ‘Ringo’ Kean sometime during the early portion of 2009 while staying at Zaytuna Farm. That year, we had the good fortune of being given the opportunity to take a number of courses being offered with both Geoff Lawton and Paul Taylor as instructors. From my time becoming acquainted with Ringo –… Read more »

Take a PDC with Rhamis Kent in Marrakesh, Morocco (December 22, 2014 – January 5, 2015)

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We will be running a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course between December 22nd to January 5th, 2015! This 15-Day intensive course follows the standard accredited 72-hour course and will include several hands-on sessions including making Bio-vital compost, bio fertilizer, actively aerated compost tea, vegetable beds and organic gardening, land surveying, natural building and much more!… Read more »

Online PDC Has Me Talking to Myself

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No… that is not an over-zealous 4.5 meter diameter plumbago bush monster you have to remove from your garden there. It’s a wind break, self-mulching trellis when you cut a path through the middle, perhaps line with an arched walkway for access if you want to get fancy and plant a hardy kiwiberry and black… Read more »

Permaculture for Development Aid: 5-day Course with Alex McCausland at PRI Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia (19-23 January, 2015)

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What: Permaculture for Development Aid: 5-day Course When: 19-23 January, 2015 Where: PRI Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia Are you interested in using Permaculture to assist development in the third world? If so, then this is the course for you. This course addresses the basics of where to start, how to plan and what to do… Read more »