Introduction to Permaculture

An excellent way to find out more about permaculture is to attend a two-day introductory course. This ‘taster’ will provide an opportunity to actively learn about the ethics, principles and applications of permaculture design. Whether a one hour workshop or a two week residential course, our ethos is solutions-focused, participatory, and learner-centred. Please note that our course listings are frequently updated, please check soon back for changes and additions, or sign up to our mailing list for the latest notifications!

Introduction to Permaculture Weekend with Graham Burnett, Dial House, Essex

Dates; 2 – 3 July 2016

Venue; Dial House, North Weald, nr Epping, Essex

Led by: Graham Burnet (Dip Perm Des)

Details; Held at the idylic setting of Dial House in west Essex, home to the political punk band CRASS, this residential weekend workshop 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 ‘Permaculture- a Beginners Guide’, Trustee of the Permaculture Association (Britain) and holder of the Diploma in Permaculture Design).

Accommodation: Camping in the Dial House gardens. You are welcome to arrive on the Friday evening (after 18.00 please) to put up your tent and get settled plus join us for a bit of a social session. There may be VERY LIMITED places to stay inside the house, please contact us for details or to enquire about availability.

Cost: Full cost £140. Fees include, tuition, light refreshments, camping and handouts. We also have a LIMITED number of subsidised/bursary places available for people on lower incomes, please contact us for details. £40.00 (non-refundable) deposit secures your place, balance to be paid 3 weeks before course begins.

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What folk have said about previous courses by Spiralseed and about Dial House;

“Graham’s teaching style is open, relaxed, relaxed, positive and BRILLIANT – A natural educator, thank you!”

“If anyone is considering this course I would really recommend it”

“The course was terrific and was paced in such a way as to ensure maximum benefit”

“A wonderful weekend”

“I’ve done a lot of training courses and Graham is by far one of the best trainers I’ve had”

“I believe that we all left richer for the experience and, speaking for myself, happier and more hopeful. I am now just looking for an excuse to return, because the whole experience was just too good to have only once”

“Dial House is a lovely chilled out site with welcoming hosts”

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