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Working in a community gardenFull Permaculture Design Course with Organiclea, London, 2024

London’s Permaculture Design Course offers positive design for your life, your community and your world by empowering the genius inside all of us! Running during 2024 at OrganicLea’s Hawkwood site on the edge of Epping Forest, this course is about regenerative learning, enabling individuals, organisations and communities to come together over six weekends to create empowering solutions to the real world challenges we are all facing in these times of change.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about Permaculture with  instructor Graham Burnett, author of The Vegan Book of Permaculture and experienced Permaculture Designer. The course and the content are Vegan-friendly.

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Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn!

Are you tired of 'the problems' and want to be more solutions-focused? Do you seek to live compassionately without the unnecessary exploitation of people, animals and the environment? Are you concerned about climate change and future generations? Create the change you wish to see in this world with permaculture!

Our focus is on active learning, designing innovative courses and workshops that are participatory, fun, lively and inclusive.

Adapted from the Permaculture Association (Britain)’s PDC core curriculum and much more, we create  learning experiences that empower you, your organisation or your community to make positive change happen today.

So What IS Permaculture?

’PERMACULTURE’ is a word that was coined in Australia during the 1970s to describe a design system pioneered as a response to what many globally saw as serious challenges to the survival of all of us. It has since become a worldwide movement encompassing all aspects of how human beings can live harmoniously in relation to our Earth and it’s finite resources.

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  • David Graham 1932 - 2023David Graham, founder of the Vegan Organic Network, 1932 – 2023
    I was saddened to learn of the recent passing of David Graham, a lifelong campaigner for peace and social and environmental justice, and founder of the Vegan Organic Network in 1996. I was put in touch with David by Kathleen Jannaway of the Movement for Compassionate Living shortly after he had proposed the idea, and in spring 1997 he drove down from Manchester to attend the first ‘VOHAN South East Regional Gathering’ held in my […]
  • Why Sign Up To The Online Vegan Permaculture Design Course?
    Reducing your intake of animal products is a powerful and positive step towards a more compassionate lifestyle, and greatly reduces your environmental impacts. Yet even a vegan diet can have a high carbon footprint if still reliant on processed foods from industrialised agricultural systems. These often remove trees and forests from land in order to grow fossil fuel-dependent annual crops, or rely heavily on imported products, cash crops and […]
  • Glomalin magazineGlomalin Launch Event at Trust Links Rochford
    We are pleased to announce that the first issue of our new publication GLOMALIN launches this Monday 16th January, in collaboration with our friends at South East Essex Organic Gardeners and Trust Links. Glomalin is an occasional publication combining text, art, ideas and actions from the realms of collaboration, mutual aid and new/old ways of doing things. Named after a carbon-capturing glycoprotien produced by the synergistic nutrient […]


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