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Intro to Permaculture

Milkwood

Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 16 October 2016 at 5:00 PM (AEDT)

Intro to Permaculture

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Group Price   more info 15/10/2016 $416.50 $0.00
Full Price   more info 15/10/2016 $490.00 $0.00

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Intro to Permaculture

Join us for 2 days of permaculture design theory and action. You will leave this course with a solid grounding of how you can apply permaculture principles in your home, garden, apartment or farm. You’ll also be in an informed position to further your journey into permaculture design.

This course will give you a comprehensive overview of how to apply pro-active, sustainable design techniques to your immediate environment – whether you live in a small apartment, a quarter-acre block, or a rural property.

In a rapidly changing world, we are all looking for solutions that can aid our community’s stability. We’re talking systems for living, architecture, food production, land management and community:

    • Effective ways of growing healthy, organic food in urban environments
    • Regenerative farming that can both feed a family, earn an income and build soil fertility
    • Retrofitting techniques for existing houses or property that results in lower energy costs and better health for its inhabitants

No chemicals and no excuses. Just good, thoughtful, innovative and effective design for the needs of our species.

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This intensive weekend course covers the basics of designing resilient systems with permaculture principles; energy cycling, nutrient cycling, animal systems, veggie growing systems, and how to retrofit your existing habitat to become a haven of organic food and low-energy living.

We use examples of existing permaculture systems, projects and designs, both urban and rural, to show you how you can use permaculture design to create positive change.

This course arms you with practical strategies to better care and provide for yourself, your family and the planet. All set in a beautiful, abundant inner city community garden bursting with examples of urban permaculture in action.

“I have done several permaculture courses now and I would say that Nick Ritar is definitely one of the best and most dynamic permaculture teacher I’ve experienced. Thanks again, Milkwood.” – Paul Jordan, Project Officer + budding Permaculture Designer

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About your teacher:

nickNick Ritar is a permaculture designer, consultant and educator who works extensively across a wide range of bioregions, farms, watersheds and city environments. He is recognized nationally as a leading advocate on how permaculture principles can contribute to food security through good design and regenerative farming and living.

Nick divides his time between extensive permaculture teaching, permaculture consultancy and growing backyard mushrooms.

Included in your course feeearth users guide to permaculture

The classic text Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture by Rosemary Morrow (RRP $30) is included in your course fee, to help get you started and keep you inspired when implementing what you learn at this course into your own habitat.

Your course fee includes course notes and tea + coffee + organic fruit during the day. For lunches, there are many organic cafe options within a block or two – or feel free to bring your own.

PDC discount: All our Intro to Permaculture grads are entitled to a 15% discount on our Permaculture Design Certificate course. That’s over $300 off.

About the venue

This course will be held in the workshop space adjoining the 107 Rooftop Garden in Redfern, Sydney.

The 107 Rooftop Garden is an inner-city food system full of vertical gardens, intensive veggie beds, aquaponics, beehives, dappled shady nooks and lots of hands-on opportunities to learn and grow good things. More about the venue here…

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Booking into this workshop

You can pay for your course now with your credit card, or contact us via the form below (scroll down) to arrange payment.

Please ensure you read our cancellation policy prior to booking your course.

Have questions about Intro to Permaculture? Contact Milkwood

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Sydney, 107 Rooftop Garden
Level 1, 107 Redfern St
Sydney, None 2016
Australia

Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 16 October 2016 at 5:00 PM (AEDT)


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Milkwood

Email:info@milkwood.net

Website:https://www.milkwood.net/organizer/milkwood/

Phone:02 5300 4473

We’re dedicated to awesome homesteading skills for city & country: keeping life simple, organic and deliciously real.

We do this by providing free online resources & offering world-class training in permaculture and regenerative agriculture that gives you the skills and confidence to create permanently sustainable systems.

If you have any questions about our courses, or if you don’t want to pay with paypal, you can always call us on 02 5300 4473 and we’ll happily sort you out.

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