Permaculture is a design system inspired by nature and based on principles that can guide you, your household, and your community “beyond sustainability” to a more harmonious, ecologically friendly, and lower-impact existence. By adopting the ethics and applying these principles in our daily lives, we can transition from being dependent consumers to responsible producers. This journey builds skills and resilience at home and in our local communities that will help us prepare for an uncertain future.
During this workshop, you can learn the basics of permaculture design theory and action, and gain a solid understanding of how you can apply permaculture principles in your home, garden, apartment, farm, or business. This course also gives a comprehensive overview of sustainable design techniques for your immediate environment, and the basics of designing resilient systems including energy cycling, nutrient cycling, animal systems, and veggie growing systems. We’ll use examples of existing urban and rural permaculture systems, projects, and designs to show how you can use permaculture design to create positive change.
Recommended reading and viewing: www.permacultureprinciples.com.