Sat, Jun 30 | Limestone Permaculture

Introduction to Permaculture

Our ‘Intro to Permaculture’ course is designed to educate you on the basics of Permaculture Principles, Ethics & Design. This 'two day' course will inspire you to create your own sustainable space, living a healthy ecofriendly life.
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Introduction to Permaculture

Time & Location

Jun 30, 2018, 9:00 AM – Jul 01, 2018, 4:00 PM
Limestone Permaculture, 846 The Bucketts Way, Stroud Road NSW 2415, Australia

About the Event

The ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ is designed to educate you on the basic understanding of Permaculture & the elements of Permaculture Design. This two day introduction course is a prelude to the 72hr Permaculture Design Certificate & will help equip you to apply sustainable permaculture design principles and elements to your Urban or rural Homestead, kitchen garden ,apartment balcony or community gardens, with the inspiration to create your own sustainable space.

The theory component of the course is taught using a combination of Bill Mollison’s book ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ & Ro Morrows book 'Earth Users Guide to Permaculture" and highlights how to design, construct and manage a permaculture rural or urban property that is productive, ‘eco-friendly’, organic, healthy and low maintenance. You will learn about the systems, techniques and strategies that will help you to create and enjoy your own piece of permaculture paradise.

The Practical component is demonstrated on Limestone Permaculture Farm where many of the essential components and their functions can be seen in action.

The course also outlines Permaculture Principles & Ethics which provides a basic understanding of the environment around us along with designing systems for food, animals, structures and community. We balance onsite practical examples with theory elements allowing the ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ workshop to help provide you with the confidence to get started on your own journey towards sustainable living.

Course includes a basic understanding of:

•Permaculture Ethics & Principles

•Site design

•Patterns in nature

•Structures / Passive dwellings

•Home Garden Abundance

•Orchards and Food forests

•Animal Forage Systems & Aquaculture

•Urban and Community Strategies

Course Cost: $390.00 per person

Session: 9am to 4pm (Sat & Sun)

Location: LIMESTONE FARM > 846 The Bucketts Way, STROUD ROAD. NSW 2415

Inclusions: USB - workshop notes for future reference

Catering: Farm Fresh, Seasonally Inspired Gourmet Vegetarian & Wheat free Morning Tea & Lunch set amongst a country backdrop with Organic Tea's, Coffee and healthy Pro-Biotic Punch throughout the day.

What to Wear: Full covered shoes (Gumboots if wet) / Your favourite Gardening Wear, Hat & Gloves

These workshops are a mix of classroom presentations, practical exercises & field discussions all on working a Permaculture Farm.

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