Permaculture for Development Aid: 5-day Course with Alex McCausland at PRI Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia (19-23 January, 2015)

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What: Permaculture for Development Aid: 5-day Course When: 19-23 January, 2015 Where: PRI Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia Are you interested in using Permaculture to assist development in the third world? If so, then this is the course for you. This course addresses the basics of where to start, how to plan and what to do… Read more »

Permaculture Essentials for the Pacific NW, 36-Hour Class (October, 2014, Oregon, USA)

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Permaculture Essentials for the Pacific NW, 36-hour class, only $5 per hour — schedules vary by location. Photos © Kerry McQuaid Permaculture is “Earth Care, People Care, and Return of Surplus,” combining traditional and innovative methods that are sustainable and energy saving, enriching to the soil and all life. Design a system to feed your… Read more »

A Report on the April 2014 PDC at the “Greening the Desert Sequel” Site (Jordan)

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I am in Jordan, where the monthly average wage is 300 Jordanian dinar. To put that into perspective, a phone card for one month cost me five dinar. But buying a car is the same as it is everywhere. Their major issue here is water. They have little rain, with an average of under 300mm… Read more »

Greening the Desert Site (Jordan) PDC with Geoff and Nadia Lawton – Early Bird Offer Extended

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The Jordan Valley Permaculture Proejct (aka ‘Greening the Desert – the Sequel’) in November 2013 We are pleased with the overwhelming response we’ve had in bookings for the PDC we are starting on October 4th, 2014, at the ‘Greening the Desert’ project in the Dead Sea Valley in Jordan. We have a few places still… Read more »

First Residential PDC Course Dates Confirmed at PRI Tap o’ Noth Scotland (19-31, May 2015)

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Our first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will take place from the 19th – 31st of May 2015 and will be certified by the Permaculture Research Institute. The full 72 hour internationally recognised PDC will be held on site at the UK’s first Permaculture Research Institute, PRI Tap o’ Noth in Rhynie, Aberdeenshire. The course will… Read more »

Caribbean Permaculture Research Institute in Barbados Opens PDC Registration!

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Grow food, repair land, build community. Join PRI Certified Permaculture Teacher Kenton Zerbin for a 72 hour Permaculture Design Course which will empower you to create systems of abundance! Paying $1000 to our Kickstarter campaign gets you a place on this PDC! Learn how to design and create efficient and resilient gardens that feed, homes… Read more »

Here’s One Thing That You Can Control As A Farmer

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Market prices, grower input costs, the weather and rainfall are beyond the control of individual farmers, but the single biggest resource that they can manage in order to continue to reap the benefits from is the soil. – Dr Elaine Ingham World leading authority on regenerative agricultural production, soil microbiologist Dr Elaine Ingham, will conduct… Read more »

Dr Elaine Ingham’s Online Soil Food Web Course Starts September 15, 2014 – Register Now

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We’re happy to announce that Elaine Ingham will be doing another online Soil Food Web Course this year, starting September 15, 2014! Note: We previously advertised this as starting September 22, but this date has been brought forward to September 15. You can register here! Here’s what participants have said about the previous course: