Summer 2019

European Permaculture Network

Networks, communities and projects

Search for niche innovations in Europe in the field of food and agriculture

Dear European Permaculture-Network, We from NAHhaft together with our project partners Friends of the Earth Europe and Nyéléni Europe and Central Asia would be grateful for your support. This would involve reaching out to people from a variety of sustainable niche initiatives in the agriculture and food systems of Europe, and increasing awareness of these initiatives. The research project aims at finding a plurality of food and agriculture related niche …
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Search for niche innovations in Europe in the field of food and agriculture

Conferences & events

Nordic Permaculture Festival

We are very excited about this year's Nordic Permaculture Festival and we hope to see you there. This summer it will be held in Denmark on Himmelbjerggården. Learn more about it on www.nordiskpermakulturfestival2019.dk https://www.facebook.com/events/148566296079312/
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Nordic Permaculture Festival

Summer gathering in the forest garden, 4.-14.8.2019

(english below) Es gibt wie immer spannende und langweilige Tätigkeiten wie Schlehen sensen, jäten, gießen, düngen, roden, ernten, Wildkräuter sammeln, mulchen und so weiter. Wir werden auch einen Haufen Äste zu Holzkohle machen und einen Tag in der gourmet-gaertnerei.de verbringen. Außerdem gibt es viel Raum für Austausch, Diskussion, Musik, Kochen und zusammen abhängen. Wir laden dich herzlich dazu ein unser …
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Summer gathering in the forest garden, 4.-14.8.2019

Join the "European Day of Sustainable Communities" on Sept 21st, 2019!

For the third time the "European Day of Sustainable Communities" (EDSC) will happen on the 3rd weekend of September to promote practical solutions of sustainable and future-oriented actions. This event has been initiated by ECOLISE in 2017 and hopes to include loads of the things that we do in the permaculture network! Since 2018, the German Permakultur Institut e.V. is a regional contact and partner of …
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Join the "European Day of Sustainable Communities" on Sept 21st, 2019!

Spanish National Permaculture

This last May, some 80 permaculture designers and fans gathered under the full moon in the region of Albacete in Southern Spain. For four days we shared knowledge and practical information, as is typical for Permaculture convergences, but we also collaborated on the design of the national organization Permaculture Íbera and together dreamt it into the next phases. Several dynamics …
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Spanish National Permaculture

Courses & Trainings

Permaculture for Development Workers (P4DW) 2019 course - starts in early September 2019

For more effective humanitarian, refugee and international development programmes, please join Chris Evans, Gisele Henriques, Anne-Marie Mayer and Guests on the Permaculture for Development Workers (P4DW) 2019 course. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2202180516721161 This year, the course will be held in three stages: 1. September 2019: Online remote learning (dates and times tbc) 2. 26th-29th September 2019: Face-to-face at Applewood Permaculture Centre, Herefordshire, UK …
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The Balkan Retreat Permaculture Design Certificate

19/09/2019 - 26/09/2019
Join us for our second PDC this September, where you will find practical knowledge, design, group work in a permaculture garden, much socialising and delicious home-made organic food. This course is led by renowned permaculture designer and teacher Karmela Kiš.
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The Balkan Retreat Permaculture Design Certificate

PDC: Cazes Mondenard

PDC: Cazes Mondenard
Permaculture Design Course, in French.
17/08/2019 - 31/08/2019
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Creating your own eco building

Creating your own eco building
27/07/2019 - 03/08/2019
Learn about eco building at our beautiful ecoretreat camp. It combines hands-on building experience, lectures and design exercises to help you create your own eco building: to upgrade an existing structure or to start from scratch - big or small! Be inspired by a multitude of techniques and projects you will see around the Gea Viva site, delve deeply into …
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Permaculture in Practice

Available from 6th April-20th October, duration 1-4 weeks. This is an invitation to immerse yourself in Permaculture from head to toe! Spending time at Gea Viva, our eco retreat camp on the Croatian island Brac, is a chance to experience true eco living, get hands-on experience in Permaculture and make a meaningful contribution to what is happening here at Gea …
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Permaculture in Practice

Introduction to Social Permaculture

Introduction to Social Permaculture
21/11/2019 - 24/11/2019
This introduction to social permaculture gives you the opportunity to grow what you want to be and the change you want to see in the world around you. Learn how to use and play with the design web and to apply the ethics and principles of permaculture to your inner landscape. Here at Kosters Trädgårdar the garden is our paradise …
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Training Permaculture Teachers Course

05/11/2019 - 12/11/2019, Sweden
Whether you’re already a teacher, or thinking of becoming one, the TPT training is designed to turn teaching into a transformative and fun exchange. Classrooms (indoor and outdoor) will never be the same again! It is required that you have a PDC certificate from any where in the world to join this course. This is a training course designed to …
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Training Permaculture Teachers Course

Peace, Empowerment and Cultural Emergence

Peace, Empowerment and Cultural Emergence
https://www.applewoodcourses.com/international_course/peace-course-sweden-2019/
Connect with self, people and land 20-28 August, Sweden Join Looby Macnamara and Helena Von Bothmer for this pioneering experience to discover tools for positive cultural evolution. Through an embodied experience of connection we find peace within us, and resource ourselves with tools to create peaceful relationships. This module of Cultural Emergence focuses on how we can Nourish and Empower …
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Introduction to Engaging Children in Permaculture

Two day courses: Hampshire, England, 5th & 6th October
In this weekend course for parents, teachers and other educators to learn how to engage children in permaculture, you will learn how to use a child-centred or child-led approach; find out how permaculture ethics and principles can be applied to education; discover some great …
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PDC with Graham Bell at Ermitaj Malin

01/09/2018 - 16/09/2018
"In simple terms we learn from nature how to manage systems well which provide for all human needs. Looking after our people, our land and all living things. Bringing wealth creation to the places it is most needed with consequent improvement to health and happiness. The permaculture design course is an unforgettable and life-changing experience full of fascinating insights, helping …
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PDC with Graham Bell at Ermitaj Malin

Alfred Decker courses

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“Training Permaculture Teachers” (TPT)

Rosemary Morrow developed TPT in order to have a multiplier effect in the development of permaculture, with the intention to develop the course in the different European languages by teachers from those countries. The following TPT courses in Europe 2019 are facilitated by Alfred Decker and local teachers:


Sweden @ Kosters Trädgårdar, November 5-12, with Cathrine Dolleris and Helena Von Bothmer. This course is available to PDC holders from any country who want to teach participatory learning methods from Rosemary Morrow’s experience and from the “Permaculture Educators Course”. Read More…
https://permaculture-network.eu/events/training-permaculture-teachers-course/

– Portugal @ Vale de Lama, October 26-November 1, with Hugo Oliveira and Patricia Pereira
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* Earth Activism & Social Permaculture

@ La Loma Viva and La Bolina (Granada, Spain), September 4 - 11, with Starhawk, Alfred Decker, Alex Kruger, and members of La Loma Viva and La Bolina


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Rakesh course line up for 2019

Once again we have an exciting line up of courses around Europe, including 4 PDC's (South France, South East France, Croatia & Austria), a permaculture teacher training course in London with Graham Bell, an Advanced permaculture course where we design and implement our permaculture design for some land in Spain.

We have a forest garden course in South France; how to make a bike powered generator also in South France.

We also have a very exciting course on how to design spaces that educate children through play in Sheffield, plus other children in permaculture courses as well as a children in permaculture conference.

For youths we have a Youth in Permaculture Youth Exchange in Portugal. Most of the courses are listed here on our development web site and also on facebook.
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