Organising a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) is generally a great opportunity for a project or a community to integrate more of the Permaculture principles into their workings. Developing a well functioning Permaculture system however takes time… This is why I am excited to go back to Tribewanted Monestevole this coming October to deliver a second fully accredited PDC. It will be an opportunity to build on the lessons learned from last year’s course while continuing to build the Permaculture community across Europe.Read More
First time novelist, Sarah Kisielowski, joined the Introduction to Permaculture weekend to find out how its principles might apply to creativity and writing.
Permaculture is an intuitive framework for change that reconnects us to each other, the natural world, and ourselves.
This was the opening definition...Read More
This week, the UK Permaculture Association published a short version of our 5 stories of Permaculture Design Course participants on their blog.
Find the full post here.Read More
“Permaculture is thinking like an ecosystem”
On the second day of the 2016 Permaculture Design Course the concept above was mentioned, from that moment on Andrea, also known as Dre, began to question the impact of why and how we approach things. Ecosystems rely on dependency, much like the human ecosystem we all live in.
"I hope to make the world a better place by fostering resilience in communities."
Robert’s passion for permaculture runs deep, beginning at school twenty years ago, when his Geography teacher taught his class the fundamental principles. Robert went on to study Environmental Sciences at University and is now a member of...Read More
“I feel like I know a secret and want to share it with the world!”
This time, I find myself sitting in a café near Old Street, chatting to the outgoing Natasha. Deciding that spending the majority of your waking hours in a job that doesn’t bring you much satisfaction, in August 2015 Natasha...Read More
My second interview was with Permaculture Design Course (PDC) participant Nicky, 26, who works with children with special needs. He is currently developing his practice as a yoga teacher and artist and he chose to do the permaculture design course hoping to ...Read More
“If you apply it to your life, permaculture is a manual for surviving on the planet”
These are the final words of my interview with Permaculture Design Course (PDC) participant Louise - the first in a series of participants' stories, aimed at sharing why people take the course and how it can enrich their lives.Read More