Introduction to Permaculture at Stepney City Farm – Oct 2016

introduction to permaculture design thinking

tackling a real problem using permaculture design thinking

 

Seeking practical solutions for a more sustainable lifestyle?

Permaculture uses whole system thinking to consciously create productive environments that mimic the diversity, stability and resilience of natural systems. With these techniques we can design for abundance, enjoy superior health and wellbeing, and empower ourselves towards more sustainable choices. Attending this two day introduction to permaculture course, you will learn about:

  • the ethics and principles of permaculture
  • useful design methods
  • observation skills
  • tackling a real design problem
  • how to apply these techniques to design your own urban systems

Our teaching style will be lively, participatory and thought provoking. We hope that you will come away empowered and inspired to create your own meaningful solutions.

Course: Introduction to Permaculture
Dates: 29th and 30th October 2016
Cost: £150 for the weekend with concession places available at £100 by arrangement
Venue:  Stepney City Farm
How to get here
Address: Stepney Way, London, E1 3DG
Bookings: Please complete our online booking form

 

From previous Introduction to Permaculture courses at Stepney City Farm

This is the fifth time we are returning to Stepney City Farm to run the Introduction to Permaculture course. Being a working farm in the heart of the city of London, we like to have the participants get stuck in with some practical experience.

hands in soil - ITP Apr12

hands in soil – ITP Apr12

This course is information rich and we like to have the students challenge themselves in different ways.

students grappling with thinking in systems

students grappling with thinking in systems

Permaculture is information and design intensive

Permaculture is information and design intensive

working through the design process

working through the design process

 

Previous Course Participants Feedback

Given a cohesive idea of what permaculture is all about

I enjoyed the interactive aspect of the course, the games were lots of fun and I enjoyed the hands-on work in the orchard

Really inspiring, lovely course tutors, very knowledgeable about their subject

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