4 Day Introduction to Permaculture Design Course 2021

Dates tbc



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Find out how to grow more food for less effort, develop productive and resilient homes, gardens and communities, and find local solutions to our global social and environmental problems.

Join us on this four day course covering permaculture ethics and principles, site design, house design, soil, organic gardening, water in the landscape, community and alternative economics, with practical sessions on composting, no-dig gardens, and site design.This is what previous participants have said:

Loved it, well done! Fun and educational as well as inspiring.”

I’ve used the practical info to install gardens at home and made much more use of mulch from the garden. The kids are really into it too.”

Jo was a fantastic tutor. No question was left unanswered. Great work Jo!

Very enlightening! Jo and Aaron are such an asset to have in the Hawke’s Bay community promoting and living environmental care and sustainability. Thanks heaps.

What you get:

  • 28 hours small group tuition
  • Theory and practical sessions
  • Site visits
  • Extensive library of permaculture resources
  • Detailed handouts
  • Organic morning and afternoon tea
  • Discounts on our plants – perfect for your new permaculture planting schemes!

Dates & Time: courses run on a friday to monday, 9am – 5pm , usually in July school holidays.  Dates for 2021 tbc

Cancellation policy: If you have to cancel a course or workshop place more than 2 weeks before the start date we will give you a full refund minus a $10 admin fee. If you cancel your place within 2 weeks of the start date no refunds will be given but a course place may be taken up in the future on the same or other course or workshop, or you may transfer the place to a friend. We reserve the right to cancel a course if there are not enough registrations or for other reasons. A full refund will of course be given.

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Additional information

Choose Amount - see end of course/tour description for how to choose the correct rate

430.00, 440.00, 450.00, 460.00, 470.00, 480.00, 490.00, 750.00 couples earlybird rate, 870.00 couples rate