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Intro to Permaculture (2 days)
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‘Permaculture’, you have heard the term but what is?
If you are thinking about learning more then this is a great place to start! This two day intensive is part theory, part practical and will immerse you in the ethics, principles and framework to help you design a sustainable and abundant life.
Some of the topics covered include:
- What is permaculture and its relevance today?
- The ethics and design principles- Energy and nutrient cycling
- Veggies, fruit and animals in permaculture systems
- Social permaculture
There will be examples from tiny urban gardens to suburban and rural permaculture properties showing how we can create resilient, sustainable systems that work with nature and the natural limits of our planet. With its market and community garden, chickens, food forest, water and energy harvesting systems and more, CERES provides a great opportunity to study a permaculture property in action. This workshop will be beneficial to those new to the concept and for those thinking of undertaking a Permaculture Design Certificate.
This two day workshop runs on 3rd and 10th August 2019
Donna Livermore is an educator, biologist, permaculture & gardening teacher and community activator. She is passionate about living a life of good health, sustainable abundance and with a strong connection to the environment and local community. Donna has an on-going commitment to school education through her work in sustainability and biodiversity education.
With chickens, worms and a productive food garden in the front yard of her tiny suburban block, Donna is reimagining what it means to live a good life in the city and shares this with others in her local community and through her Instagram page A Good Life in the City.
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- Introduction to the concept of permaculture
- The principles of permaculture and design methods associated with permaculture
- Writing materials