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Does your permaculture course appear on our Course listings pages (77-79 in the print edition)? As with our classifieds they also appear on the digital/app editions of the magazine and on our website for the duration of each issue. For details email: email@example.com
ACS DISTANCE EDUCATION – Permaculture courses, PDC, studied online. Animals in the Permaculture Environment. Permaculture Consulting. Advanced Permaculture. Permaculture Design and Construction. Permaculture Systems. Plants and Permaculture. Mud Brick Construction. Landscaping. Carpentry. Contact 01384 442 752 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.acsedu.co.uk
BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. Visit Ben’s West Sussex woodland and view his now world famous cruck framed roundwood timber house: www.ben-law.co.uk
BILL WILSON courses in the USA. Multiple PDCs in multiple locations with advanced trainings in Design and Teaching. Visit: www.midwestpermaculture.com
The Biodynamic Agricultural College offers TRAINING - online and a full time work based diploma, professional and certified. www.bdacollege.org.uk
BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE COURSES. Various dates throughout the year. Phone: 07746 185 927. Web: brightonpermaculture.org.uk
BROCKWOOD PARK SCHOOL. A vegetarian, international, alternative, boarding school for 14 - 19 year olds. Founded in 1969. View: www.brockwood.org.uk for more details.
CHARLES DOWDING, growing since 1982, no dig organic gardening and teaching in Somerset, UK. Charles discovered quicker and simpler ways to grow healthy plants. For more details please view: www.charlesdowding.co.uk
DAVID HOLMGREN courses in Australia with one of the founders of permaculture. For details view: http://holmgren.com.au
DESIGNED VISIONS. Various permaculture courses, dates, tutors: www.designedvisions.com
INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE courses throughout the year led by Chloe Anthony in West Sussex/Kent. Phone: 01342 850 815. Website: www.sunrisepermaculture.org.uk
FOREST GARDENING in Dartington, Devon, led by the world renowned, and Permanent Publications author, Martin Crawford. Various course dates throughout the year www.agroforestry.co.uk
Dartington Hall is also the venue for the International Forest Garden / Food Forest Symposium 2-4 June 2020. A three day gathering of forest gardening and food forest practitioners and academic researchers exploring the current state and future prospects for these sustainable land-use systems. Tickets and more information: https://www.agroforestry.co.uk/symposium/
GRAHAM BELL various Open Days & Courses. Phone: 01700 502 506. Web: www.grahambell.org
HERBAL COURSES. Practical courses in natural health and well-being, from one day walk and workshops to our extensive 4 weekend home herbalist course. Based on the edge of the Peak District all courses are taught by a qualified and practicing herbalist. Go to www.herbalcourses.co.uk or phone 07795 663 930 for details.
LAND COURSE ONLINE. Flexible, affordable online course for sustainable land management. Five modules to choose from: Soil, Ecology, Organic Horticulture, Sustainable Forestry and certified PDC. Ongoing support from tutor Caroline Aitken, student forums and live monthly webinars with Caroline and specialist guest tutors. Tel: 07938 213 664. Web: www.whitefieldpermaculture.co.uk
LONDON PERMACULTURE courses. Various venues & dates around the capital (see pages 77 & 78) and view: www.LondonPermaculture.com
PERMACULTURE WOMEN’S GUILD Online Permaculture Design Course. Rolling enrolment. Features over 40 expert teachers from around the world, each offering a module that reflects her own specialised skillset and experience. In addition to the standard 72-hour certification curriculum, this course offers nine extra modules on social and emotional permaculture. If you study with us, you won’t just be empowered to talk about permaculture and design pretty gardens, but you’ll also have the tools to manifest your own broadscale designs, projects, and community programs. Our teaching team is all women but all genders are welcome to enrol: www.permaculturewomen.com
PROFESSIONAL & CERTIFIED TRAINING in organic/biodynamic gardening and farming. Online or full time two year work based apprentice style learning. 20 years experience in sustainable and holistic training for a better future. BioDynamic Agricultural College: www.bdacollege.org.uk
STEPHANIE HAFFERTY, seasonal plant-based recipes, organic no dig gardening, homegrown eco friendly potions from plants, edible garden design, permaculture, small-scale homesteading, living lightly and abundantly. For details visit: https://nodighome.com
SUSTAINABILITY CENTRE. Courses in natural and sustainable crafts and skills including permaculture, sustainable land management, natural building, timber framing, kitchen gardening, foraging, tree pruning, craft and upcycling, nature connection, woodwork, forest school and children in permaculture training. Visit: www.sustainability-centre.org/adult-courses
TOMAS REMIARZ forest gardening expert.
* Training programmes from short talks and workshops to in-depth courses
* Mentoring service for forest gardeners, including site visits and face-to-face or remote tutorials
* Collaborative design processes with groups including households, community groups, commercial or institutional clients
* Site design, including singe visit walk-through designs, outline plans through to fully costed and scheduled plans
* Food forest planting service including sourcing, site protection, ground preparation, planting of trees, shrubs and herbaceous layers
* Site maintenance, repair and retrofitting
* Development & execution of research programmes
VEGAN PERMACULTURE courses with Graham Burnett and team. The courses take place in Essex, London and at other UK venues. Various dates. Phone: 07454 086 172. Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk
ONLINE PDC Special Deal for PM subscribers offered by Noosa Forest Retreat, a permaculture community and education centre on the Sunshine Coast, Australia. More info and FREE introduction course: www.permaculturecourseonline.com Use PERMACULTUREUK at checkout: www.permaculturecourseonline.com/enrolment/ ?plan=1803 (special offer valid for full PDC subscription, one-time payment)
Let us know about all of your permaculture events for 2020: email@example.com
GREEN ARCHITECTURE DAY at the Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton, Saturday 28 March 2020: http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk
UK Permaculture Convergence returns to the Hill End Centre in Oxford, 11-13 September 2020: https://tinyurl.com/wpjyzad
THE European Permaculture Convergence, 29 June - 5 July 2020, Nethen, Belgium: https://tinyurl.com/thlc3pb
THE INTERNATIONAL PERMACULTURE CONFERENCE & CONVERGENCE, IPC14. Taking place at Colonia El Paraiso, in the Misiones province of Argentina, 28 November - 4 December 2020. Theme: Children, youth and regenerative education. For further information about tickets, scholarships, sponsorship, funding, and delegates: http://internationalpermaculture convergence.org
14th AUSTRALASIAN PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCE (APC14), September 2020, Brisbane, NSW. Details to be confirmed: https://apc14.permacultureaustralia.org.au/apc15
ECCO STOVE wood fired masonry heaters provide an economical and highly efficient way of getting the most out of the least amount of fuel. To find out more contact our team on 01527 857 814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.eccostove.com
FRUIT TREES. Quality fruit trees – Apples, Plums, Pears, Quinces, etc. delivered direct to you from the growers – Walcot Organic Nursery. Sustainably grown, competitively priced and Soil Association certified. Available bare-rooted when dormant. Detailed catalogue available. Phone: 01905 841 587. Web: www.walcotnursery.co.uk
INFINITY FOODS. Wholesale organic and natural foods. A workers Co-operative, supplying ethically traded organic and natural wholefoods since 1971. An unparalleled range of branded goods. An extensive and varied range of Infinity Foods own brand products. Local, national and international delivery. For further details email: email@example.com or view the website: www.infinityfoodswholesale.coop
MID 90Ss 2 berth caravan, bought for £500 18 months ago but I never used it. Sound. Offers or free if you're in dire straits. East Devon area. Contact Kirsty 07403 425 528
PERMACULTURE MAGAZINE’s own range of high quality hoodies, t-shirts and more are now available in all sizes and colours. Our T-shirts and hoodies are made from plants not plastic and are made to be sent back for remanufacturing instead of landfill. Get yours today, made with certified organic cotton in renewable energy powered factories: www.permaculture.teemill.co.uk
Also, check out our reusable 450ml Bamboo Water Bottle. Ideal for keeping your drinks cold or hot. Order via: https://globalwakecup.com/products/permaculturewaterbottle
ETHICALLY MADE BEDDING & CLOTHING If you are looking for beautiful, organic and ethically made bedding and clothing then Greenfibres is the right place. Greenfibres has been making and selling organic textiles since 1996. We offer customers a personal service, and take a thoughtful approach to all aspects of the product manufacturing and trading experience. We’ve helped to grow the organic textile market in the past 15 years and are confident that green solutions will build a brighter, more just, future. The wonderful natural collection of items you will find here include:
Cosy organic cotton pillowcases
Fluffy Soil Association certified towels
Natural skincare and cleaning products that really work
Many different organic & natural mattresses
Really comfortable and breathable socks!
Mail order open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm: https://www.greenfibres.com/
VITAL SEEDS is an independent organic seed company based in Devon producing and selling open-pollinated vegetable, herb and flower seed for home-gardeners and small-scale market growers. Check out our website or find us on social media to learn more. Web: vitalseeds.co.uk – Facebook: vitalseedsltd – Instagram: vital.seeds
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ORGANIC BULBS. A designers collection of naturalising flower bulbs, all grown organically with care and without the use of any chemicals – sustainable bulbs which protect insect health, soils, water systems and bring organic blooms to your home and garden. A company that focuses on the environment and only uses natural recycled packaging. Phone: +44 (0)1373 888 720. Web: www.organicbulbs.love
REGENERATIVE ARCHITECTURE is an architectural practice exclusively specialising in the design of ecologically sound buildings. The term ‘regenerative architecture’ combines the need to minimise the use of fast depleting natural resources, reduce the waste they create and boost the ecosystem. For further details view: www.regenerativearchitecture.co.uk
REMIN - Volcanic Rock Dust. Soil and compost remineraliser. Beneficial as a:
Top dressing for growing, soil and/or compost
Compost improver to mix with every bag and bin of mature compost
Compost activator and accelerator for compost making systems
Tonic for wormeries
TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE ACCOUNTING is managed by Peter Ellington, Permanent Publications Financial Director. It provides accounting and taxation services for social enterprises, charities, businesses, and individuals looking to build communities with environmental concerns. For a free initial consultation call Peter on 07824 479 489. View: www.triplebottomlineaccounting.com
BEAUTIFUL, RUGGED PEMBROKESHIRE. Three eco-friendly, converted barns on smallholding. Each sleeps 4 - 6. Coastal path 2 miles 01348 891344. Email: email@example.com Web: stonescottages.co.uk
BRITTANY. COSY COB COTTAGE for two on permaculture smallholding. Chickens and fresh eggs, sheep, rabbits, bees. Pigs and ducks during the summer. Vegetables, polytunnel, willows, mushroom cultivation, waste water treatment, wildlife pond. 11 acres woodland. Short courses. Tel: +33 296 274 465. View our websites: www.brittanycountrygite.com and www.permacultureinbrittany.com
HAMPSHIRE ECO-HOSTEL & CAMPSITE, including Yurts and Tipis in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Family friendly, 55-acre woodland site. Great location for walking and cycling. Veggie café onsite. Tel: 01730 823 549. Web: www.sustainability-centre.org
SEASIDE HOLIDAY HOUSE. Superb for family holidays and hideaway breaks, 1 minute’s walk from sea. Cosy Victorian house in Seaview, Isle of Wight, sleeps 5. Next to wetland wildfowl reserve and wooded estate. Games room at end of garden. Accessible by public transport. Bike hire available. Contact: tim@permaculture. co.uk for PM readers’ off-season discounts. Web: www.oaksatseaview.info
WEST DORSET, peaceful self-catering organic garden cottage. Axe valley countryside views. Near Marshwood Vale and Lyme Bay. Sleeps 2+2. Ideal walking and sketching. Art tuition/ceramics. Tel: 01460 220 201. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.axevalleycottage.co.uk
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Black2Nature - Race Equality in Nature, is a black-led group formed with the aim of getting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people of all ages out into nature. The group wish to hear from people who would like to join, support or contribute. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COUPLE SEEK likeminded partner(s) to purchase 5 hectares in SO32, Meon Valley, for mixed permaculture smallholding. Working towards permaculture diploma. Relevant skills, funds, business plan. Several potential plots identified. Serious long term project in good faith. Email for details: email@example.com
ELEVATOR – The Good Job Network promotes jobs with social enterprises, charities and purpose driven companies. Sign-up for free, create freelance profiles and earn money from referring friends to ethical jobs. All the jobs have been curated to ensure they are all paid opportunities to make the world a better place: https://elevatorcafe.com
FOR RENT Spain farm house long term organic olive grove with land for vegetable garden close to the river. House off grid 150m2. 1KM far from the village of Quesada Jaen. Natural park of Cazorla. Wifi. Water. More information firstname.lastname@example.org
SW FRANCE organic agroforestry project. Full board and lodging (private room) in return for 20h per week. Age and gender irrelevant, capacity for physical work essential. See http://oddshoes.fr/ourPlace.html for further details.
TY PREN are a Roundwood timber framing company at the forefront of the natural building revolution. We are based in west Wales, and are looking to hire a part-time business development manager. See Facebook and www, typren.co.uk for further details.
WANT TO OPT OUT? Opt IN to an opportunity on a beautiful organic smallholding in Tuscany. Looking for an enthusiastic couple with or without experience. Chance to learn many aspects of permaculture. Initially food/accommodation offered in exchange for help, new ideas and enthusiasm. This arrangement can be mutually negotiated after a trial period and could become long term. For more info and photos: email@example.com
PROPERTY AND LAND
Property tends to go very well within the magazine and on our website. It is fair to say if you have property with good land and wish to sell on to buyers who would care for and develop the soil and facilities you have nurtured then the readers of Permaculture are ideal people to tell about what you have to sell. "I have been amazed at the response for our house for sale. We have sold it and are now living in Spain." Katy (who advertised in Permaculture magazine)
1.4HA CROFT ON SCORAIG. 50m2 dwelling with land going to the sea, powered by a windmill and solar panels. Wood burning stove with boiler for washing and radiators. Two bedrooms, bathroom, small workshop and dry toilet outside. £75,000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE YOU INTERESTED in selling or buying a sustainably developed property? See https://www.sustainable-properties.com Site has been running for 8 years and has just had a complete revamp. Only £35 for a 6 month advert. For further details please contact David email@example.com
BEAUTIFUL OFF-GRID SPANISH FARM with 50m2 house. Solar, wood-burner, spring water, storage tank and pond. 3,500m2 with established grapes, olives, almonds, plus many newer fruit/nut trees. Situated in pine forest with stunning views of the Gredos mountains, 1-hour west of Madrid. £49,995. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CORNWALL: rural granite cottage, private quarter acre plot. 6 miles from coast. 3 bedrooms. Wood-burners. Large garage with loft, charging point for electric car. Mature organic garden, greenhouse, polytunnel, veg beds, fruit. Drive with parking for several vehicles. Child-proof front garden with hen house and run. £285,000. Details: email@example.com
EAST SUSSEX detached 4 bed, 3 bath barn conversion on 19 acres, very private at end of 1/4 mile lane including 2 acres of magical old growth woodland bordered by stream. Glorious High Weald location with far reaching 90 degree views over woods, carpeted with bluebells in Spring, majestic oaks, bordered by streams on two sides. House is modern, light and attractive with exposed beams and high quality Corian kitchen and utility. Substantial secure barn, dutch barn and range of outbuildings with grazing in separate paddocks, 10 X 4 metre Keder greenhouse, garden area plus extensive fruit tree collection including apples, plums/gages, cherries, pears, nectarine, peaches, persimmon, figs, elderberry, cob nuts, sweet chestnuts, crab apples, cherry plums, blackcurrants, jostaberry, raspberries etc. Showcase permaculture paradise potential. Only 12 minutes away from main line train station to London (1 hour) and 1/2 hour drive to the coast but only a 1/2 mile walk into the village with supermarket/post office and primary school. £875,000. 01435 863 853 or firstname.lastname@example.org
END TERRACED HOUSE, 2 bed + attic room with approx. ¼ acre of garden in popular village near Burnley, Lancashire. Includes double garage, 30ft polytunnel, large garden studio with electricity and firepit entertainment area. Offers over £150,000. Email: email@example.com
KILMARTIN GLEN, Argyll, touch base with your Neolithic ancestors. Approx. 2.5 acres native woodland on fair gradient facing South East sheltered from Westerlies, access for Shepherds Hut or similar, £13,500. Also down hill, a wee walk from track to an off-grid isolated Larch Cabin set in half an acre Native Woodland (mostly downy birch and alder) peaty ground, facing South and East for maximum light. £15,000. Telephone Woody on 07900 473 493.
OFF-GRID FINLODGE ECO CABIN set within 5.5 acres. Cabin includes bathroom, 2 bedrooms and living area, onsite water supply, set down a private lane, peaceful location in Ceredigion West Wales. Land includes woodland, parts re-wilded, kitchen garden and 2 lakes. £190,000 Contact: 07980 069 772
PERMACULTURE PROJECT for sale. 2ha land in Spanish-Portuguese border. Solar passive house and ruin able to recover, forest garden, vegetable gardens, seven ponds, big swale, food and tool storage house, water and off-grid energy systems. €135,000. For more information view: terrapurna4sale.webnode.com
PORTUGAL, 4-BED FARMHOUSE, 65km East from Porto. Fully equipped and furnished; solar panels; central heating; stunning view. 11,300m2 property, small pool, 40 fruit trees, vineyards, 3 water sources, fertile organic soil. 3km from train station. Offers over £298,000. firstname.lastname@example.org
RURAL RETREAT, CROATIA: Contemporary oak barn conversion including 70m2 studio space; traditional wooden house; small barn; 0.6 hectare plus use of more. Mainly woodland, some cultivated in past. Potential for residential workshops, permaculture family home or just holidays. For further details view: www.dobrariverstudio.com
SARDEGNA ITALY. New beautiful landhouse (2015) with 3,2ha of land on 8km of the sea. Large magnificent view of 100km coast. 1ha uncultivated and 2ha vineyard. Since 2013 no chemical treatments at all, ideal for Permaculture. Micro-climate (many palm-trees). Info and photos by request email@example.com Languages ENG/IT/FR/NED/D.
SECLUDED SMALLHOLDING in Oxfordshire, 8.9 acres including woodland with campsite log cabin, yurts, compost toilets, shower. Substantial 3 bedroom Scandinavian lodge, no agricultural tie, private water supply, mains electricity LPG heating. Large outbuildings, ponds, stream. Price guide £760,000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH FACING BARN CONVERSION, Herefordshire. 3 beds plus 1 bed s/c annexe. Double garage/workshop. Rural but not remote. Close lovely market town. Approx 1 acre inc. paddock, trees, pond, well. Great potential as microholding. £430k. For more info: email@example.com
STUNNING 1.5 hectare organic cherry farm in remote Gredos mountains 2.5 hours from Madrid. Converted 1 bedroom stone cottage and large barn to do up. South facing with abundant spring water and pool. Permaculture dream, €150,000. For details contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SW FRANCE- Aquitaine, one of the mildest and sunniest regions. Wide selection of properties for sale including those with permaculture, small-holding, or equestrian potential, plus watermills, gîtes, B&Bs and small farms. New additions also sought. Email email@example.com for more information. Licensed Estate Agent and Permaculture Diploma Holder. Josephine Holleran, Agent Commercial, SIRET: 82485261000016. Actous Immobilier SARL, Carte Professionnelle: CPI16012018000027320, CCI de la Charente.
TRADITIONAL FRENCH VILLAGE HOUSE, partially renovated but totally habitable. 50 minutes south-west of Limoges airport with 9130m2 (2.25 acres) of mature permaculture south-west facing garden. €120,000 to include garden machinery. More details and photographs from firstname.lastname@example.org or 07938 520 579
VERMONT IS ALIVE with a vibrant local foods and organic farming culture! My magical off-grid house, 14 acres of field, forest and incredible hilltop views is ready for you and your group. Shop building, equipment shed, writer’s cabin and a fantastic opportunity. $500,000. Email: email@example.com Web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dgqGy5-gP4&feature=youtu.be
WANTED: ESTABLISHED PERMACULTURE smallholding/food forest, with house or planning permission on at least 1 hectare in southern half of England or Wales. Know anyone who might be considering selling/moving? Please call Mark
WEST WALES-Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire. For sale good quality built framed stables offering rest area, toilet and shower facilities. 3 stables, tack/feed room, outside-gravel and concrete yard. Good clean 4.4acres level pasture land with stock fencing, well water, tree and hedge lined. The property is in a private location with no close neighbours and is accessed along a quiet shared driveway. Offers in the region of £190,000. For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
VEGAN ORGANIC FARMING & GROWING promotes permaculture using green manures and composts. Environmentally and animal friendly, sustainable growing - step into the future with the Vegan Organic Network. For magazines, DVDs, course details, info and support see www.veganorganic.net or ring 08452 235 232.
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TY PREN are a Roundwood timber framing company at the forefront of the natural building revolution. We are based in west Wales, and are looking to hire a part-time business development manager. See Facebook and www, typren.co.uk for further details.
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