november, 2020

202028nov(nov 28)9:00 am29(nov 29)5:00 amEvent OverINTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURETo be announced


Event Details

EVENT CANCELLED. New dates for 2021 TBA

Want to learn about Permaculture as a design tool to create sustainable landscapes for efficiency and abundance?

Its more than just growing organic food! 2 Day beginners course, exploring design principles known as permaculture with a very practical approach. No experience necessary. Bring your family! Come get skilled for sustainability with the grounding techniques, strategies and empowering ideas to design, grow and care for an edible garden and landscapes beyond.

Learn how to design, grow & care for an edible garden + get skilled in sustainability.
+ Take home workshop info booklet
+ Easy to digest strategies for efficient design
+ Composting
+ Worm farms
+ Veggie growing
+ Food forests
+ Green thumb techniques
+ Tools for regenerating landscapes
+ Social Permaculture
+ Nature kids activities alongside (so families can attend)
Early Bird discount: $295 p/person before OCT 28 
Couples Discount: $500 (bring a friend) before OCT 28
Fee: $365 per person
NATURE KIDS: Children Welcome!! Nature Kids get down to earth activities and play whilst parents attend the course. (Ages 4-12) $40 per child.
Who it’s for…
– You, if you want to learn about Permaculture as a design tool to create sustainable landscapes for efficiency and abundance.
– Anyone who enjoys real food and wants to know how to grow organically.
– People interested in sustainable and empowering lifestyles.
– Those who like connecting with like-minded people.
– Earth lovers seeking solutions that aid in personal and community stability and want to take action.
– Anyone interested in completing their Permaculture Design Certificate to be a designer themselves.
What you get…
– Awesome notes and supporting documents for the theory to match the on-ground learning.
– Practical examples of permaculture in action, with useful gardening techniques for sub/tropical climates.
– Design and gardening strategies to apply in your landscape, all aligning with the theory presented in this intensive weekend.
– The basics of how to design resilient systems, relevant techniques and strategies for urban to acreage land, including;
+ Observation of natural energies – how to read a landscape
+ Edible, nutrient-rich plants that grow in the tropics and subtropics (growing and propagating)
+ History of PERManent agriCULTURE
+ Effective garden strategies
+ Composting and soil fertility
+ Annual vegetable garden systems
+ Incredible edible perennial food gardens
+ Tropical food forests
+ Water systems
+ Useful tools
+ Social permaculture
Whether your landscape is a balcony, home, garden or farm, you will gain a solid understanding of the permaculture principles to apply sustainable design to your space.
About the workshop:
– Venue: to be announced
– 9-5 pm both days
– Unlimited cuppa’s all day with morning & afternoon tea provided (BYO a plate for the shared feast for lunch).
Can’t Make this Event?
Join us Nov 28/29th or Jan 23/24th (2021)


28 (Saturday) 9:00 am - 29 (Sunday) 5:00 am


James Cook University Community Gardens



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