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Livestock-Course

Permaculture Livestock Systems

February 22 - February 26

Join us for the Permaculture Livestock Systems Course at Zaytuna Fram, home of the Permaculture Research Institute. We have five days jam-packed full of hands-on knowledge, tips and tricks for your Permaculture farm! We are not just teaching this course from a classroom, we are teaching it from a living classroom because we live with these systems every day of the year.

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Autumn Zaytuna Farm Tour

March 12

Let us take you into the world of Permaculture with a weekend ‘Zaytuna Farm Tour’ at our home, The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Zaytuna Farm is a highly active Permaculture demonstration site. It is at the forefront of Permaculture Design and you will have the unique experience of observing permaculture principles producing an abundance of food and other yields from our living environment. Zaytuna Farm is situated on a sixty-six acre (27 hectares) property that fronts Terania Creek opposite…

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Permaculture Design Certificate

March 14 - March 26

Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course on Koh Phangan Phanganearthworks is stoked to announce another two-week Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course with internationally acclaimed teacher Rhamis Kent, to take place from the 14 March - 26 March 2016 on our property on Phangan island, Southern Thailand. The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is an internationally-recognized, 72-hour course resulting in a Permaculture Design Certificate. It provides an introduction to permaculture design as set forth by movement founder Bill Mollison. The PDC serves…

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Permaculture Design Certificate

March 27 - April 8

Permaculture Design Certificate Course with Tom Kendall at PRI Jordan The Permaculture Design Certificate course is an internationally-recognized, seventy-two-hour course resulting in a Permaculture Design Certificate. It provides an introduction to permaculture design as set forth by movement founder Bill Mollison. This PDC is hosted by Tom Kendall on the award-winning Greening the Desert Site in the Dead Sea Valley just 10km north of the Dead Sea and 6 km east of the Jordanian-Palestinian border, directly east of the West…

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Farm to Table

March 28 - April 1

The Farm-to-Table Course will cover the five stages of the production of food from harvesting, processing, storing, packaging, and consumption. This course has a particular focus on the link between farmers, farm communities, ancient food-production practices, and the food we eat. At the heart of this course is the preference for the freshest ingredients supplied directly from Zaytuna Farm.

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Compost & Natural Fertiliser

April 25 - April 29

During this 5 day intensive course, you will learn how to fertilise your soils to help reduce costs, improve the fertility of your soils which will then lead to higher yields. This course will include the theory behind the science of soil fertility, as well as the practical application of this theroy including compost teas, bio-fertilizers, burning bone, burning biochar and compost worm farms, equipment required, scale of application, pH testing, nutrient density of food produced, production for profit or…

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Food Forests & Crop Gardens

May 23 - May 27

Join Geoff and Nadia Lawton on a Permaculture adventure as they demonstrate how to grow crop gardens and food forest. Geoff and Nadia will explain the patterns of these systems and the essential principles of “time stacking” your garden with the right mix of support species that feed and protect your fledgling trees into maturity.

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Winter Zaytuna Farm Tour

June 11

Let us take you into the world of Permaculture with a weekend ‘Zaytuna Farm Tour’ at our home, The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Zaytuna Farm is a highly active Permaculture demonstration site. It is at the forefront of Permaculture Design and you will have the unique experience of observing permaculture principles producing an abundance of food and other yields from our living environment. Zaytuna Farm is situated on a sixty-six acre (27 hectare) property that fronts Terania Creek opposite…

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Natural Renewable Building

June 27 - July 1

Come join this year’s Natural Renewable Building Course at The Permaculture Research Institute, Australia. This is an intensive, hands-on course, where you will learn how to build your own affordable, sustainable, and functional structures plus so much more! Geoff will take you through this course step by step in not just techniques but planning and designing the Permaculture way. This week long course will be packed with learning opportunities.

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Bamboo

July 18 - July 22

Do you want to learn how to integrate Bamboo into your Permaculture Design System? Then this is the course for you. We will dive into the theory by first focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of the different bamboo species and then how to use Bamboo creatively within your property. We will teach you how to use Bamboo as a food, a timber, for building and forage uses, how to propagate, how to control runners, how to maintain and harvest…

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Permaculture Design Certificate

July 25 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm

The 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course allows you to be the change you want to see in the world. Based on Bill Mollison's Permaculture Designers' Manual, it provides skills and solid knowledge in Permaculture design as a science that can create abundant ecosystems sustainably in the backyard, a small farm <a href=""> Read More...

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Earthworks & Water Harvesting

August 29 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Lawton is internationally recognised as a leading earthworks engineer - having an extremely broad experience worldwide in setting up earthworks systems that drought-proof land and optimise productivity. This earthworks course is a hands-on course that will help you design and implement water harvesting strategies on your property. In addition, this course gives great value to further enhance any serious consultant's portfolio to have confidence when supervising contractors.

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Spring Zaytuna Farm Tour

September 10

Let us take you into the world of Permaculture with a weekend ‘Zaytuna Farm Tour’ at our home, The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Zaytuna Farm is a highly active Permaculture demonstration site. It is at the forefront of Permaculture Design and you will have the unique experience of observing permaculture principles producing an abundance of food and other yields from our living environment. Zaytuna Farm is situated on a sixty-six acre (27 hectares) property that fronts Terania Creek opposite…

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Permaculture Design Certificate

September 17 - September 29

The Permaculture Design Certificate course is an internationally-recognized, seventy-two-hour course resulting in a Permaculture Design Certificate. It provides an introduction to permaculture design as set forth by movement founder Bill Mollison. This PDC is hosted by Geoff Lawton on the award-winning Greening the Desert Site in the Dead Sea Valley just 10km north of the Dead Sea and 6 km east of the Jordanian-Palestinian border, directly east of the West Bank.

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Permaculture Design Certificate

October 17 - October 28

Are we at the mercy of a misguided management of the ecosphere, or can we take control for ourselves and re-discover its innate abundance? Feed ourselves? Reduce our energy demands drastically. Build for a low-carbon future? And find a common cause and positive goals that cross boundaries at home, in our communities, and in the global community? Whilst leaving the world a better and more beautiful place which we have come to understand profoundly… What’s needed is a framework that…

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Permaculture Plant Nursery

November 28 - December 2

Plants are a very important part of a permaculture designed, cultivated ecosystems as they are needed in very large numbers. By growing plants in the plant nursery, their cost can be greatly reduced. And if the plants are grown from plant material collected from the property or the local area, cultivars that are adapted to local conditions can be the result.

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Summer Zaytuna Farm Tour

December 3

Let us take you into the world of Permaculture with a weekend ‘Zaytuna Farm Tour’ at our home, The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Zaytuna Farm is a highly active Permaculture demonstration site. It is at the forefront of Permaculture Design and you will have the unique experience of observing permaculture principles producing an abundance of food and other yields from our living environment. Zaytuna Farm is situated on a sixty-six acre (27 hectares) property that fronts Terania Creek opposite…

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Aquaculture

December 5 - December 9

Join Geoff Lawton for this intensive one-week course where you will dive into the Aquaculture food web at the Permaculture Research Institutes' Zaytuna Farm. Learn all about fish ponds, paddy crops, floating gardens, edge plants, floating water plants, emergent plants, animal edge maintenance systems, silt traps, water quality control, oxygenation of water, water exchange, water temperature moderation, drain pipes, wild life problems, eels, crayfish, molluscs, and stocking your systems. This is one fast pass course created to educate you in…

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