Winter 2019

European Permaculture Network

Networks, communities and projects

Permaculture for Refugees

Permaculture for Refugees (P4R) took its first steps right after the European Permaculture Convergence workshop on Permaculture and refugees, in Italy in 2016. The very same people who attended the workshop, facilitated by Rosemary Morrow, and Rosemary herself joined and formed the working core group. We were united in our conviction that permaculture offers integrated and humane responses to the …

News from the Resources for Action Working Group

by Steve Charter R4A is working towards submitting a funding application in March to Erasmus Plus for a 2019-21 ReLeaP project, for partners to deliver a Regenerative Leadership Programme across Europe to support the activity and development of permaculture pioneers and leaders, including those involved in national organisations, teaching or organising courses, LAND centres and so on, with the hope …

IPEN News: The EUPN Education Working Group

by Steve Charter IPEN has launched its iLAND intiative to help spread and support the growth of LAND Centres - learning and demonstration centre projects - across Europe and globally. IPEN is inviting applications from permaculture demonstration projects that have active education programmes to apply for iLAND status, subject to meeting a set of criteria which have been adapted a …

First LAND-center in Finland accredited

A center run by the Elävän Kulttuurin Koroinen-association (Koroinen of Living Culture) in Turku celebrated its accreditation as the first LAND-center in Finland in November 2018. The LAND-network (Learning, Activity, Network and Demonstration) is an international network of sites showcasing best practices in permaculture and offering courses and skill-sharing opportunities. The accreditation celebration was followed by the annual kekri-celebration of …

Map of Permaculture Projects

Czech permaculture by Marie Venerová An ongoing managing of the Network of Permaculture Projects, assessing whether applying permaculture sites can be placed on a " map of demonstration permaculture sites" and by appointment visited by the public, is another activity of the association members and volunteers who have a PDC. There are 2 categories of projects. - The Demonstration sites, which are more complex and …

Kompost Press

Czech permaculture world by Marie Venerová The Czech permaculture association started a project of ethical investments at the end of 2017. People can invest as little as 10,000 CZK (391 Euro) for 2 years and get a 2 % interest yearly. That enables translation and release of information about permaculture through a publishing enterprise conveniently called the Kompost Press. The Kompost Press …

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.

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 based on …

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. 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 …

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. Contact:Luis: ptm@permaculturasureste.orgCandela: +34601465875Alfred: http://12pdesign.net Sign-up HERE PTM is designed for those who want to teach based on Rosemary Morrow’s participatory learning methods. The course will help participants to: Change …

Kompost Press

The Czech permaculture association started a project of ethical investments at the end of 2017. People can invest as little as 10,000 CZK (391 Euro) for 2 years and get a 2 % interest yearly. That enables translation and release of information about permaculture through a publishing enterprise conveniently called the Kompost Press. The Kompost Press …
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News from the Resources for Action Working Group

by Steve Charter
R4A is working towards submitting a funding application in March to Erasmus Plus for a 2019-21 ReLeaP project, for partners to deliver a Regenerative Leadership Programme across Europe to support the activity and development of permaculture pioneers and leaders, including those involved in national organisations, teaching or organising courses, LAND centres and so on, with the hope …
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IPEN News: The EUPN Education Working Group

by Steve Charter
IPEN has launched its iLAND intiative to help spread and support the growth of LAND Centres - learning and demonstration centre projects - across Europe and globally. IPEN is inviting applications from permaculture demonstration projects that have active education programmes to apply for iLAND status, subject to meeting a set of criteria which have been adapted a …
Read more...

Permaculture Course Prospectus

If you haven't looked at this yet, you really should! 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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Events, Conferences & Festivals

Urban Permaculture

Conference "Urban Permaculture" and IV Ukrainian Permaculture Convergence Jan 26 – 27, Kyiv, Ukraine We are glad to invite you to research and practice blended conference (with both online and in person participation for presenters and participants) coupled with the annual gathering of Ukrainian permaculture community! The main topic of our gathering will be urban permaculture. We are happy to …
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Children in Permaculture (CiP) International Conference 2019, London, 8th July 2019 

After the success of last year's conference, the 2019 CiP conference will take place in Cecil Sharpe House, London on July 8th 2019. The day before, Sunday 7th July, is the London Permaculture Festival where Children in Permaculture will also be presenting, so join us for two days of permaculture learning. More info: https://permaculture.org.uk/children    Open Call for speakers at the International …
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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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Courses & Trainings

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Czech Introduction To Permaculture in English

Amongst the many courses, both introductory and specific, that are run by the Academy of Permaculture in the Czech language, there is one in English.

Introduction To Permaculture in English 29.03.2019 - 31.03.2019 Merboltice, Decin, Czech Republic
Facilitator: Katka Horáčková
The venue of the course has an extensive forest garden and beautiful surroundings.
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Cultural Emergence Effective Design course with Looby Macnamara and Barbara Scheltus

from 23-28 April 2019 at Bogata Suma, Croatia This course is designed to help us grow, shift through old patterns and beliefs, and support us in manifesting our dreams. Join with a group of creative explorers for a unique opportunity to study with one of the great innovators of social permaculture: Looby Macnamara. The training will give you the confidence …
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PDC "Earth Activist Training" with Starhawk and Alfred Decker in Germany from August 9th to 24th, 2019.

In our two-week Permaculture Design Course, we gather together to explore an internationally-recognized permaculture design certificate (PDC) curriculum with a grounding in spirit and a focus on organizing and activism. Learn how it is possible to design human systems that mimic natural systems, using a minimum of energy and resources and creating real abundance and social justice. We will cover …
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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. March 2019.
The deadline for contributions is 5. March 2019.
Send your posts and announcements to the editor Cathrine Dolleris. Read more...

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