Category: Courses/Workshops

A Nomadic Permaculture Journey Continues…

Awareness course group, Tipwere orphanage, Malawi Five years ago, I never would have thought it possible to experience a journey and transformation in my life like this. My whole world-view and belief system changed. With it came a change in eating and sleeping habits, a reduction in consumption of all kinds of unnecessary products, a more positive state of mind manifested, through satisfying work outside the city or office environment […]

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Regenerative Biotecture Course – Land Design/Management and Alternative Building (NSW, Australia, July, August, September 2014)

Welcome to the first of many Regenerative Biotecture courses facilitated by Terraeden Biotecture. What you will be walking away with will be an honourable title in Regenerative Biotecture (RB). Our main focus is on ‘big picture learning’. Big picture learning is looking at the whole learning experience — the integration of head, hand, gut and soul education. During the course you will get hands on building experience, classroom time, and […]

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Invitation to European Permaculture Convergence 2014

The European Permaculture Convergence 2014 will take place in Bulgaria this summer! It’s an event designed for the cross-pollination of transition networks throughout our diverse and abundant continent. When?: July 25th to July 29th, 2014 Where?: N 41° 57.513′ E:24° 09.305′ (google maps) Eco-Camping Batak is situated on the picturesque lake Lake Batak, Bulgaria, in the Rhodope Mountains — covered with centuries old pine forest and many beautiful lakes giving […]

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Forest Gardens and Commercial Food Forestry Workshop with Eric Toensmeier (Vermont, June/July, 2014)

Butternut, hazel, sunchoke and elderberry: nuts, fruits, tubers, and beneficial insects! What: Forest Gardens and Commercial Food Forestry Workshop Where: Huntington, VT, USA Want to learn about edible forest gardens, agroforestry, and commercial food forest business development for cold, humid climates? This is the workshop for you! Choose from an introductory weekend and an advanced six-day intensive. For more information or to register click here.

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Missed Out On Geoff Lawton’s Online PDC Course? You Have 24 Hours to Sign Up!

We have a great video for you this week. We visit the farm of one of Geoff Lawton’s students and see all the cool features he put in place after studying Permaculture with Geoff Lawton. It’s quite a dynamic property. You’ll get to see how wind is harvested and put to work to irrigate a food forest of edible plants and timber trees, how the roads were cleverly built, and […]

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Intro to Permaculture in Kodai Kanal, South India, April 17th 2014

During the Earthship Building Course at the farm here in India last month, I taught what I called a ‘Permaculture Primer’. I had one afternoon to summarize my 12 years of self education, my 10-week Internship and PDC with Geoff Lawton at the PRI, and somehow explain what Permaculture is, what it can do and how one could get started and continue learning until either deciding to take a course […]

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Earthship Building Course Finishes in South India

Years ago, I was in India, half way through my Visa, wondering what to do and where to go. I was tired of the tourist trail and randomly googled ‘Earthship India’ and found exactly what I was looking for — a project in Tamil Nadu, building an Earthship for a fellow hoping to make a change toward a more sustainable lifestyle, starting with his home. Alex Leeor had chosen a […]

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Permaculture Design Course, Tanzania, May 26 – June 6, 2014

Following the success of our three PDCs in 2012 and 2013, foodwatershelter is pleased to offer you the chance to join USA-based instructor Steve Whitman and a team of local teachers in Arusha, Tanzania from May 26th to June 6th, 2014, for two weeks of intensive learning and an incredible networking opportunity. You’ll gain direct permaculture design experience through Kesho Leo’s farms and other projects in the Arusha region, while […]

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Regenerative Farm Forestry 2-day Course, with David Spicer at Eagles Deep Farm, Tatong, Victoria, Australia (May 31 – June 1, 2014)

Learn how to manage our exciting native forest for saw logs, pole wood, fence post, firewood, etc., while having a very beneficial effect on the structure of the forest itself – increasing bio-diversity from the forest floor up to the canopy. You will also learn the basics of portable sawmills. Find out how relatively easy it is to set up a portable sawmill, then be ready to start milling in […]

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Registrations for Geoff Lawton’s 2014 Online PDC Course Close Today! (April 6)

Update: Sorry, course registrations have now closed for 2014. There are only a few hours left to go before we close the 2014 Online PDC Course to new students. Seats are filling fast with just a few seats left to go. If you’ve been thinking of taking my online course, now is the time to do it. You get a 30 day money back guarantee if you change your mind. […]

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Registrations for Geoff Lawton’s 2014 Online PDC Course Close This Sunday, April 6th!

Update: Sorry, course registrations have now closed for 2014. We’ve had a terrific response to the start of the 2014 Online PDC Course and want to thank you all for the tremendous support you’ve given us towards making this first week a resounding success. Seats are filling up fast and the doors are closing this weekend. We’ve had over 2400 comments since Sunday from our new students, who are making […]

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