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ANNOUNCING THIS AUTUMN’S FULL PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE IN LONDON WITH TOP TEACHERS GRAHAM BURNETT AND CLAIRE WHITE!

The course is a vital stage in the development of understanding of permaculture ethics, principles, design processes and implementation techniques. Completion of the Full Permaculture Design course provides recognition as a Permaculture Design graduate, and enables you to go on to study for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design. This course will run over a series of weekends: 27th/28th Sept, 11th/12th Oct, 26th.26th Oct/, 8th/9th Nov, 22nd/23rd Nov, 6th/7th Dec fortnightly.We will focus on the farm in applying permaculture design processes, led by Graham Burnett & Claire White – See more at: http://spiralseed.co.uk/?post_type=wpsc-product&p=1215&preview=true#sthash.1gTM5sYJ.dpuf
The course is a vital stage in the development of understanding of permaculture ethics, principles, design processes and implementation techniques. Completion of the Full Permaculture Design course provides recognition as a Permaculture Design graduate, and enables you to go on to study for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design. This course will run over a series of weekends: 27th/28th Sept, 11th/12th Oct, 26th.26th Oct/, 8th/9th Nov, 22nd/23rd Nov, 6th/7th Dec fortnightly.We will focus on the farm in applying permaculture design processes, led by Graham Burnett & Claire White – See more at: http://spiralseed.co.uk/?post_type=wpsc-product&p=1215&preview=true#sthash.1gTM5sYJ.dpuf

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The full 72 hour Permaculture Design Course will take place at Mudchute City Farm on the Isle of Dogs, an inspiring hub of activity in East London.
The course is a vital stage in the development of understanding of permaculture ethics, principles, design processes and implementation techniques. Completion of the Full Permaculture Design course provides recognition as a Permaculture Design graduate, and enables you to go on to study for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design and will run over a series of weekends: 27th/28th Sept, 11th/12th Oct, 26th.26th Oct/, 8th/9th Nov, 22nd/23rd Nov, 6th/7th Dec fortnightly.

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OTHER NEWS AND COURSES…

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Spring 2015, Introduction to Permaculture Course with Graham Burnett at Dial House, North Weald, Essex

Held at the idylic setting of Dial House in west Essex, home to the influential political punk band CRASS, this course can either be considered as a ‘stand alone’ introduction to Permaculture ethics, principles and design, or else can be a lead-in to the more in depth full 72 hour Permaculture Design Course. The weekend is led by experienced permaculture teacher Graham Burnett (author and illustrator of ‘The Vegan Book of Permaculture‘ and ‘Permaculture- a Beginners Guide‘, former Trustee of the Permaculture Association (Britain) and holder of the Diploma in Permaculture Design).

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COMING THIS AUTUMN…

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The Vegan Book of Permaculture by Graham Burnett

Published by Permanent Publications in partnership with Spiralseed, The Vegan Book of Permculture is a vegan cookbook packed with wholesome recipes, veganic growing, forest gardening and eco-friendly living.

How we eat is such a fundamental part of what we are; yet in our present timepoor culture of pre-packed fast foods, food can become an expensive symptom of alienation and disempowerment. It doesn’t have to be this way!

The Vegan Book of Permaculture gives us the tools and confidence to take responsibility for our lives and actions. Creating a good meal, either for ourselves or to share, taking time to prepare fresh, wholesome home or locally grown ingredients with care and respect can be a deeply liberating experience. It is also a way of taking back some control from the advertising agencies and multinational corporations.

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This course can either be considered as a ‘stand alone’ introduction to Permaculture ethics, principles and design, or else can be a lead-in to the more in depth full 72 hour Permaculture Design Course. The weekend is led by experienced permaculture teacher Graham Burnett (author and illustrator of ‘The Vegan Book of Permaculture‘ and ‘Permaculture- a Beginners Guide‘, former Trustee of the Permaculture Association (Britain) and holder of the Diploma in Permaculture Design).

- See more at: http://spiralseed.co.uk/introduction-to-permaculture-weekend-with-graham-burnett-dial-house-essex-information/#sthash.tO31nZ2T.dpuf

Permaculture A Beginner’s Guide – buy it here!

“Everything I have come to understand about the principles of permaculture is summed up in this wonderfully readable and accessible book.”
- From the foreword by Brigit Strawbridge of BBC TV’s ‘Its Not Easy Being Green’.

What is ‘Permaculture’? This graphic guide provides the answers, and more importantly encourages the reader to apply it’s ethics and principles of sustainability and working with, rather than against, nature to their land (whether it’s a windowbox or a 1000 hectare farm), their community or their life. Newly revised, updated and expanded edition.

Special offer – buy a signed copy at the reduced price of £7.99 (normally £8.99) and receive a FREE copy of Graham’s ‘Top Of The Crops’, a 24 page guide to growing your own vegetables and fruit at home!

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