Early Spring 2020

Networks, communities and projects

European Permaculture Network

EuPN Community news

The LAND network is growing!

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Inspired by their visit to Koster Trädgårdar in Sweden, a team of Permaculture teachers from Bulgaria made a video about the LAND initiative, its roots as well as its future. Mihaela Tsarchinska, the founder of Green School Village, an organization that functions as a hub for ecological projects, has jumpstarted the implementation of a diploma process as well as LAND …
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Re-Alliance Coalition

For those involved or interested in applying permaculture in the humanitarian and disaster relief sectors in Europe or elsewhere, the Re-Alliance Coalition brings together field practitioners, policy makers, educators, community leaders and humanitarian and development workers. Re-Alliance will soon be publishing their first case studies on their website. An annual course on Permaculture for Development Workers has been run twice by Chris Evans, Giselle Henriques …
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EuPN ReLeaP Project

The ReLeaP partnership project application, taken forward by the Resources for Action Working Group, and involving 8 EuPN members, will be submitted at the end of March. If Erasmus+ funding is approved this will deliver a 2 year ‘Regenerative Leadership Programme’ starting towards the end of 2020 to support the pioneers and leaders in permaculture networks, organisations, projects and teaching across …
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Ecolise BLAST Project

Several EuPN members are partners in the 2-year BLAST project, which is now underway to develop, strengthen and support a growing Europe-wide community of practise for community-led transformative blended learning for sustainability and climate action. This will help widen access to tools and a platform for blended learning (which combines in-person and online training and resources), and accelerate their take up …
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Climate Action Projects

52 Climate Actions - https://www.52climateactions.com/ - has been launched, and work amongst the European and global partners and wider activity on climate action is continuing to move forward. An Erasmus+ application is being developed for a Community Climate Coaches project, with a core idea that many permaculture educators can be excellent enablers and educators to catalyse positive, action-oriented community climate initiatives, using …
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iLAND Centre Progress

The pilot iLAND Network is taking shape with 7 aspiring LAND Centre projects having applied in Europe (in Latvia, Bulgaria (x2), Romania, Portugal, Ukraine and Netherlands), 4 across Africa, 1 in Armenia and 1 in Laos. IPEN will accept 15 projects in the pilot network, which we will provide more support to and which will help us refine the iLAND …
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EUPN Next steps

We are currently planning a smaller meeting to develop the next phase of the EUPN, more details in the next issue. We are considering an online summit next year. If anyone has experience/ideas or motivation to get involved, please contact us. Valerie Seitz (on behalf of EUPN)Permakultur Austria - Leitung Akademie www.permakultur-austria-akademie.at
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Conferences & events

14IPC Argentina - Children, Youth and Regenerative Education

The 14th edition of the International Permaculture Convergence will be held this year from 28th November to 4th December in Argentina, hosted by the Ná Lu’um Permaculture Institute (naluum.org). The chosen theme is “Children, Youth and Regenerative Education”. The 14IPC Argentina Council shares a message with the world: “We are pleased to invite you to our house, your house, so …
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Cancelled: European Permaculture Convergence 2020

Courses & Trainings

PDC on Brac in Croatia

72-hour Permaculture Design course, 30th April-10th May 2020 on the Croatian island Brac Join us at the beautiful eco camp Gea Viva for this year’s PDC led by the Permaculture designer and gardener Karmela Kis, supported by Barbara Scheltus and Sabine Engelhardt who both lead Permaculture projects. Experience true Permaculture living and enjoy learning outdoors in inspirational surroundings, close to …
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PDC on Brac in Croatia

Spring gathering in the forest garden/Lower Sachsony

15-25. March 2020 Spring is coming! Therefore we invite you to spend time with us in the forest garden. There are plenty of things to do… We are going to work together, nurture, plant, uproot, harvest… Also, there will be a grafting workshop! We are going to learn from each other, spend time in the group, discuss, cook, party and hang around. We …
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spring gathering in the forestgarden/Lower Sachsony

Diploma Workshop in Spain

16th -23rd May 2020 We invite you to spend a week in the company of your peers, to spend time working and developing you diploma designs. With the advantage of resident tutor Petra Röllicke, you can share the designs you have already completed or start a new one. Work though your weak points and get strength to learn more with …
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Permaculture Design Certificate in Portugal

Permaculture Design Certificate in Portugal
23.6 - 2.7 2020 Tierra Martinez (Argentina) returns to Portugal with the Ná Lu’um Permaculture Institute PDC. The 160 hours of course over 10 days are for those who question and seek another way of being in the world, of (re)learning to dream, to communicate with others in a constructive way, to transform inside through transforming outside. The course is certified by the Permaculture …
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DIY Biogas Workshop

17. May 2020 Learn about DIY Biogas in the Nordic climate at Beyondbuckthorns in rural Pälkäne / Laitikkala, Finland. Biogas has been used for decades in different countries and projects around the globe to produce gas for cooking or heating. Many permaculturists know it as the best tool when it comes to the first stage of black water purification. Other small farms use it …
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A take on alternative Energy (for Permaculturists)

16. May 2020 Learn about DIY alternative energy at Beyondbuckthorns in rural Pälkäne / Laitikkala, Finland. In this one-day course we will look into different alternative energy options and DIY systems. You will not only learn about several solutions in theory, but will also visit the home-scale Biogas plant, get hands on experience with building a Solar Air Heater and see how a Photovoltaic …
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A take on alternative Energy (for Permaculturists)

CEED - Cultural Emergence Effective Design

11-16. May 2020
Join Looby Macnamara and Andy Goldring to focus on how we can manifest our goals and visions effectively. Make a design for yourself or your organisation to create a culture of effectiveness. https://www.applewoodcourses.com/uk_courses/cultural-emergence-effective-design-2020/
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CEED - Cultural Emergence Effective Design

Practical permaculture volunteer week

2-7. June 2020 This week gives us a chance to share our beautiful place, Applewood Permaculture Centre, with friends, previous visitors and people interested to see what we do, whilst getting important maintenance jobs done, which we need your help with. Learn about permaculture through the implementation of designs, and conversations with hosts and experienced permaculture teachers Looby Macnamara and Chris Evans https://www.applewoodcourses.com/uk_courses/applewood-work-week-2020/
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ACE - Activating Cultural Emergence

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12-14. June 2020 During this course, with Looby Macnamara, people will come together to ask the following questions: How can we facilitate cultural change? What do we want the new culture and new story to look like? What part can we play in helping it to emerge? We will look at the many levels of culture, right through from our own personal culture …
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Cultural Emergence Facilitator's training

13-19. July 2020 This is a year long training with a residential at either end of the year, and an online programme of design, coaching and mentoring. We offer a unique creative opportunity, to further develop facilitation skills of those who wish to share the profound potential and effectiveness of the Cultural Emergence toolkit. Our course vision is to create a community of …
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PEACE - Peace, Empowerment And Cultural Emergence

PEACE - Peace, Empowerment And Cultural Emergence
3-9. August 2020
Join Looby Macnamara and Chris Johnstone for this nurturing experience to discover tools for positive cultural evolution. This module of the Cultural Emergence toolkit gives us the opportunity to deeply connect with ourselves, each other and the more than human world. It is an experiential journey to finding peace and empowerment within ourselves. We can carry these tools forward to …
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Cultural Emergence online free/pay as you wish taster course

Join this free/pay as you wish taster course to discover the Cultural Emergence toolkit. Discover messages of hope and tools for empowerment with Looby Macnamara and special guest Maddy Harland. https://coursecraft.net/c/culturalemergencetaster/splash
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Training course: Living in harmony within a community

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from April the 29th to May the 3rd 2020 Dordogne, France

Design and facilitation of collective projects according to the permaculture approach In French & English This training course will allow you to discover the tools and methods necessary to successfully integrate a meaningful community. First, you will become aware of your own dreams, needs, skills, and limits. Then we …
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Creating your own eco building

25/07-2020 - 1/08-2020
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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Creating your own eco building

Earth Activist Training

15 - 28 August 2020 Facilitated by Starhawk and Alfred Decker
Earth Activist Training (EAT) is an intensive course combining theory with practical hands-on learning. We will examine the underlying assumptions of the current culture of consumerism and economic globalisation, and encourage exploration of ways to contribute to the emergence of a culture of sustainability, compassion and equity. Starhawk is an author, activist, permaculture designer, and …
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Rakesh' courses

Look up our courses on our new web site: http://www.rootsnpermaculture.com Highlights coming up are a teacher training course in March/AprilA permaculture design course in Denmark August followed by a week of hands on on Jutland (promo to come soon). Preceded by 9 days of introductions and hands on in Sweden (promo to come soon).All projects we have running under Roots n Permaculture …
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The next issue of the EuPN Newsletter will be published by 10. May 2020.
The deadline for contributions is 5. May 2020.
Send your posts and announcements to the editor Cathrine Dolleris. Read more...

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