Spring 2019

European Permaculture Network

Networks, communities and projects

LAND Centres in Europe

LAND Centres are steadily emerging across Europe, as well as seeds being sown for their later emergence. IPEN, which is acting as an EuPN Education Work Group, is keen to assist this as one of our six priorities is: Supporting the development of permaculture demonstration and education projects and the iLAND Network to connect them and share lessons, education resources and good …
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Conferences & events

Permaculture Scotland Gathering

Growing the future: Practical Responses to Climate Change: 28-30 June The Permaculture Scotland gathering 2019 will be held at Rubha Phoil, Isle of Skye, starting on Friday 28th of June until Sunday 30th June. A fascinating programme including walks, talks, workshops, practicals and music. Join us for a weekend of inspiring permaculture, campfires, music and dancing. More info: https://scotland.permaculture.org.uk/
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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

Training of Teachers

Applewood Permaculture Centre, UK, June 11-20
At Applewood we have begun to put together the programme for this year’s Training of Teachers in June. A few places are still places available, so have a look at our website and book your place now!We use methods for building confidence of the participants throughout, and you will get many opportunities to practice …
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The Balkan Retreat Permaculture Design Certificate

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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PDC: Cazes Mondenard

Permaculture Design Course, in French.
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PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE

O PROJECTO NOVAS DESCOBERTAS INFORMA Internationally recognized Permaculture training with extra sessions dedicated to practical skills COURSE INCLUDES  The 72 hour Permaculture Design Course curriculum, presented by a diverse, experienced teaching team certified by Lesley Martin  2 days’ worth of extra practical content offered by teaching team and farm staff, including site visits of Vale da Lama & local projects Vegetarian, …
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Creating your own eco building

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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Introduction to Social Permaculture

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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Peace, Empowerment and Cultural Emergence

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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Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Join us for a PDC at Ermitaj Malin: an eco-place off-grid of 8 hectares in an idyllic valley of Transylvania. The course, co-organized with the Romanian Permaculture Association, will be held (in English) by Pascal Depienne, experimented permaculture designer & teacher, and a team of local & international assistants. More info at our web site. Email contact: contact@ermitajmalin.com
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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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Children in Permaculture Training of Teachers

Starting 10th July 2019
The first ever training of educators to share permaculture with children and school teachers, including leading the two day CiP training course in their region, designing school grounds, gardening with children, holistic education with children amongst others. The format is an intensive five day course in London, followed by a period of 6-12 months during which participants work with children, then …
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PDC "Earth Activist Training" with Starhawk and Alfred Decker

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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PDC with Graham Bell at Ermitaj Malin

"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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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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SOIL - CITY - SOLIDARITY

Urban Permaculture Design Course Berlin
June 1-15 (2019)
Facilitated by Alfred Decker (core facilitator and convener), Nicole Wolf (convener) and guest tutors: Declan Kennedy, Mojisola Adebayo, Sonja Bach, Johanna Häger, Dennis Posthumus, Robert Strauch, Bouba Touré, Raphaël Grisey, Rosemary Morrow (via videoconference) and others
Film Feld Forschung @ Silent Green Kulturquartier and 12P Permaculture Design invite you to a two-week intensive Permaculture Design Course (PDC), offering the internationally-recognized 72-hour permaculture curriculum. Our focus is on urban and social permaculture and how activist permaculture can work for climate justice and building a non-racist society where the permaculture ethic „People Care“ is practised. We will explore soil as the ground we live on and with, as a contested and extracted medium; how practices of soil regeneration connect to how we live together; and how the ethics and principles of permaculture and regenerating soil relates to arts and film practices.
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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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The next issue of the EuPN Newsletter will be published by 10. May 2019.
The deadline for contributions is 5. May 2019.
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