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Introduction to Permaculture

Start your Permaculture Journey.....

Course cost:  $450.00 per person

Session: (2 day course) 9am to 4pm

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


Experiencing one of the Australia's leading permaculture demonstration sites

with Brett Cooper as your Permaculture Educator providing over 30 years of skills & experiences

The Course Package includes Presentations + Support Information for future reference

Farm Fresh Seasonally Inspired Morning Tea & Lunch set amongst the Stroud Valley Country backdrop

Organic Tea & Coffee and homemade Punch throughout the day!


What to Wear:          Full covered shoes (Gumboots if wet)

                                                  Sun protection or warm clothing if required. 

Notebook & pen

                                Your favourite Gardening Wear... :)



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The ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ is a two day intensive course that provides a solid grounding of how you can apply permaculture principles in your life & land!

We will educate you on the basic understanding of Permaculture & the elements of Permaculture Design. 

The course will help equip you to apply holistic permaculture design principles to your Urban or Rural Homestead, kitchen garden ,apartment balcony or community gardens, with the inspiration to create your own sustainable space.


The course is taught using a combination of theory by Bill Mollison, David Holmgren & Rosemary Morrow combined with Limestone Permaculture's experiences and onsite demonstrations. 

We Highlight the importance of small intensive & regenerative systems that are integrated to serve human needs whilst enhancing ecological health. 

You will learn the basics of Permaculture Design Processes, 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:   


> the moral compass guiding the use of Permaculture Design Principles!


> the road map guiding us with ‘Whole Systems Thinking Approaches’ for connection, integration, regeneration & resilience of land and life.


Our ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ course will 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

Intro Course Refund Policy

We understand that sometimes circumstances change and you may not be able to attend a course that you have paid for, so as long as you notify us at least 21 days prior to the commencement of the 'Intro' course, your options are:

  • a refund of your course cost, less an administration fee $50 per ticket.

  • a credit for the full amount towards a future course as negotiated via email. (No fee & one transfer per cancellation).

Refunds & credits are not available within 21 days of a course’s commencement.

This is due to commitment made to catering, administration & turning away others once the Intro course is full, which is loss of income to us & our farm.


However, if you do wish to cancel within 21 days, email to discuss.

– if the course has a waiting list, we’ll do our best to fill your place from our waiting list.

- If we are successful, we can credit your course fee towards future course less an administration fee of $100.




Brett & Nici


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