Date(s) - 02/05/2017 - 19/09/2017
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Langwarrin Community Centre
This course offers you the opportunity to delve into the world of Permaculture. Designed for people wishing to develop their own productive garden, planning a larger scale rural enterprise, involved in community groups or wanting to live life more sustainably and build resilience into their lives.
Who will benefit: anyone interested in food production, land regeneration, sustainability, energy conservation, climate change, healthy homes, animal integration, people and community resilience!
You will learn: to develop design and problem solving skills for resilience in home, community and workplace settings. You will learn to assess and design for urban or rural scale properties, based on permaculture ethics and principles, using sector and zone planning for energy efficiency. Incorporate site analysis, soils, climate influences and water assessment to develop sustainable design concepts. Integrate animal systems. Learn to read patterns in the landscape, understand forest ecology and design connections and networks to improve productivity and efficiency. Develop skills for interacting with your local community, and have the opportunity to build friendships and local networks.
By the end of this course you will have the skills to prepare permaculture designs.
When: Tuesday evenings 5.30-9.00pm
Commencing May 2nd, 2017.
Term two and three, plus 3-4 extra days on Saturdays for site visits and excursions. This PDC offers 90+ hours of learning
Where: Langwarrin Community Centre
2 Lang rd, Langwarrin, just 5 minutes from the Peninsula Link freeway.
Cost: $1150 full fee
$950 early bird discount (by 31/3/17) Includes: course notes, site visits and
$1150 full fee, guest tutors.
(Please contact me to set up a payment plan or if you need to discuss alternative arrangements)
A deposit is required to confirm your booking; places are limited
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions,
Or phone Fleur on 0425 785 233.