Late Autumn 2018

European Permaculture Network

Editorial Lead

If you wonder why your EuPN newsletter looks a bit different this time, it's because it now uses WordPress instead of MailChimp as platform to enable easier integration with the EuPN website. From now on, your contributions will also be uploaded to our website. We hope you will like it.

Networks, communities and projects

EUPC 2018 harvest

Following the success of the European Permaculture Convergence in Wicklow earlier this year, Chrisi Blaha has very kindly collated and written up all the information from the event, and this is now published here on the website. You can find the complete EUPC 2018 Harvest report at http://permaculture.ie/eupc-2018/
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Permaculture Course Prospectus

Permaculture Association 's prospectus offers you a permaculture learning pathway. This beautiful and comprehensive work will help you learn more about the types of courses available, and which will be suitable for your needs.
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Visegrad and Beyond Network of Permaculture Centers

We have launched a common network of permaculture education and demonstration centers for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine, with 100+ sites included so far. Visit our web-site to browse centers by levels, categories and specializations, follow news on Facebook (see event list here) and subscribe to the monthly bulletin with the network opportunities. Use and contribute towards …
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Academic and vocational permaculture education: conference presentation and proceedings

Permaculture for Academia conference with the preceding survey was organized in September in Kyiv, Ukraine. It was focused on the academic and vocational adult permaculture education, primarily in the Visegrad countries and in Ukraine. Please, see Recorded conference presentations, Slides, and Conference proceedings. Join Facebook page and ResearchGate project
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Ghana Permaculture Institute

PDC for Burkina participants The Ghana Permaculture Institute together with its project partner SONED implemented the project named “Poverty reduction through sustainable development in rural areas of Ghana” funded by BMZ Germany. To achieve its objective of contributing to poverty reduction through education and empowerment while improving resource, forest, environmental and climate …
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Permaculture in Ghana wins award

Paul Yeboah and the Ghana Permaculture Institute won the Permaculture Magazine award 2018.
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Permaculture Magazine Prize.
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GPI mushroom training for women groups in Nkoranza

Abundant Earth Foundation and The Weaver Network

Abundant Earth Foundation is a group of permaculture philanthropists and activists regenerating our environmental and social landscapes by supporting each other and pooling our resources to create a more just and inclusive world for all.
The Weaver Network is a networking platform for permaculturist​s​: a place for us to share information, stories, best practices, and connect with others
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Events, Conferences & Festivals

Research and practice conference “Urban Permaculture”

26 of January 2019, Kyiv, Ukraine (working language - English, with the possibility of remote presentation and participation).
Research and practice conference “Urban Permaculture”

As it became tradition since the III Ukrainian permaculture gathering, in 2019 our national convergence will be organized along with research and practice conference to let researchers and practitioners to communicate for mutual benefit. This time the topic will be “Urban Permaculture”: …
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Forest Garden Winter Camp

And again we‘ll have a winter gathering in the forest garden! These are the dates: December 15th to 21th in Verden, Germany. Housing is in heated rooms to be on the safe side. Near to winter solstice we’re probably getting up in the dark and at half past 4 it’s dark again. The time in between we’re gonna spend (besides having picnic) fighting the …
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Courses & Trainings

Permaculture Teaching Matters

Permaculture Teaching Matters (PTM) is an international teacher training course offered in English and organised by La Bolina Regeneration Project and facilitated by Alfred Decker and Candela Vargas. The course will be available to PDC holders from any country.



PTM is designed for those who want to teach based on Rosemary Morrow’s participatory learning methods.
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Advanced and Specialist courses with Looby Macnamara

Looby Macnamara Looby Macnamara (author of People and Permaculture) will be teaching many advanced and specialist courses, in 2019, including Permaculture Training of Teachers with Chris Evans and Tomas Remairz. As well as pioneering the edges of permaculture, Looby is collaborating with Jon Young, Starhawk, Maddy Harland, Andy Goldring and other visionaries, to develop a profoundly effective toolkit for positive …
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The next issue of the EuPN Newsletter will be published by 10. January 2019.
The deadline for contributions is 5. January 2019.
Send your posts and announcements to the editor Cathrine Dolleris. Read more...

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