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Full Permaculture Design

ARGENTINA
Venue:    Eco Centro Madre Selva, Misiones
Dates:    20 - 29 August 2021
Led by:    Beatriz Ramirez, Tierra Martinez
Phone:    +393 896 514 679
Web:    https://naluum.org

ARGENTINA
Venue:    14 IPC venue, Misiones
Dates:    12 - 25 November 2021, TBC
Led by:    Beatriz Ramirez and guests
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/5aj4c367

ARGENTINA
Children, Youth & all courses TBC
Venue:     14 IPC venue, Misiones
Dates:     November 2021, TBC
Led by:     Sophia & Itiba Martínez Ramirez
Phone:    +393 896 514 679
Web:     https://tinyurl.com/5aj4c367

AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Online
Dates:    Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    David Holmgren, Nick Ritar & Kirsten Bradley
Phone:    +61 253 004 473
Web:    www.milkwood.net/courses

AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Crystal Waters EcoVillage
Dates:    8 - 22  August 2021
Led by:    Robin Clayfield & the Crystal Waters Community Cooperative
Phone:    +61 754 944 707
Web:    https://crystalwaters.org.au/permaculture-design-course

AUSTRALIA & WORLDWIDE
Venue:    Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia, Florida USA and others
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Geoff Lawton
Phone:    +61 416 119 965
Web:    https://zaytunafarm.com/courses-events

ENGLAND, CORNWALL
Venue:    Trelowia, East Looe
Dates:    21 August - 4 September 2021
Led by:    Aranya
Phone:    01503 240 946
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com/courses/courses/trelowia-pdc

ENGLAND, DEVON
Venue:    The Apricot Centre, Totnes
Dates:    September 2021 - February 2022, 6 weekends
Led by:    Marina O’Connell, Bob Mehew
Phone:    07540 445 851
Web:    www.apricotcentre.co.uk/training-courses

ENGLAND, DORSET
Venue:    High Heathercombe Centre
Dates:    6 - 21 November 2021
Led by:    Aranya, Klaudia van Gool
Phone:    01503 240 946
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com/courses/courses/heathercombe-pdc-autumn

ENGLAND, DURHAM
Venue:    Alington House, Abundant     Earth
Dates:    Various Dates 2021, weekends
Led by:    Wilf Richards
Phone:    07906 439 084
Email:    [email protected]

ENGLAND, EAST SUSSEX
Mainly online, but with some site visits
Venue:    Brighton & Sussex locations
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Brighton Permaculture Team
Phone:    01342 850 815
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/y5rfutug

ENGLAND, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Venue: Tin Bath House, Stroud
Dates: Monday daytime 25th April 2022 - 18th July or
            Tuesday evenings 26th April 2022 - 19th July
Led by: Helen Pitel, Emily Howgate
Phone: 07795 404 362
Web: www.helenpitel.co.uk

ENGLAND, HEREFORDSHIRE
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    Various 2021, weekends
Led by:    Chris Evans, Tomas Remiarz
Phone:    07786 262 864
Web:    www.applewoodcourses.com

ENGLAND, LANCASHIRE - YORKSHIRE
Venue: Warland Farm, near Todmorden
Dates: Starts on Tuesday 12th October 2021, continues one Tuesday a
month for 12 days.
Led by: Angus Soutar
Phone: 07973 856 528
Web: https://northernschool.info/warland

ENGLAND, LONDON
Venue:    Furtherfield Commons, Harringay
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Graham Burnett & guests
Web:    https://spiralseed.co.uk/product/design-4-action

ENGLAND, OXFORDSHIRE
Venue:    Oxford, various locations
Dates:    Various dates in 2021/2022
Led by:    Rachel Hammond
Web:    www.incredibleedibleoxford.wordpress.com

ENGLAND, SOMERSET
Vegan Permaculture Design Course
Venue:    Brook End LAND Centre,         
Dates:    8 - 12 August 2021
Led by:    Graham Burnett, Nicole Vosper
Web:    https://spiralseed.co.uk/vegan-permaculture

ENGLAND, WEST YORKSHIRE
Venue:    Hollybush Conservation Centre
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Leeds Permaculture
Web:    www.leedspermaculturenetwork.org/courses.html

FRANCE
Venue:    Afrinoon Permaculture Demonstration and Education, Central Brittany
Dates:    6 - 20 August 2021
Led by:    Karen Noon
Phone:    +33 788 113 505
Web:    www.afrinoonpermaculture.org

GREECE
Venue:    Tinos Ecolodge, Potamia Akeratos, on the Isle of Tinos
Dates:    27 September - 10 October 2021
Led by:    Peter Cow, Nikos Bedau
Phone:    +30 6 974 467 611
Web:    www.tinosecolodge.gr

New Zealand
Venue:    Golden Bay, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, 7110, South Island
Dates:    Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    Robina McCurdy & guests
Web:    www.gbslc.org/sustainable-living-course

NEW ZEALAND
Venue:    The Waihōanga River Lodge & Retreat, on the Kapiti coast
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Gary & Emily Williams & guests
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/yyljmo7q

PORTUGAL
Venue:    Quinta Kania Farm, Vila do Mato
Dates:    23 August - 8 September 2021
Led by:     Lola Bryon, Kyle Smith
Phone:    +351 966 498 443
Web:    https://quintakania.com/16-days-permaculture-design-course

SCOTLAND
Venue:    Findhorn Ecovillage, Forres IV36 3TZ
Dates:    28 August - 10 September 2021
Led by:    Findhorn College
Phone:    07771 743 861
Web:    www.findhorncollege.org

SCOTLAND
Venue:    The Garden Cottage, Coldstream, Berwickshire
Dates:    Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    Graham Bell, Nancy Woodhead
Phone:    01890 882 448
Web:    http://grahambell.org

SCOTLAND
Venue:    The Concrete Garden, Glasgow
Dates:    2021, various weekends     
Led by:    Lusi Alderslowe, Ed Tyler, Paula McCabe & guests
Phone:    07787 376 475
Web:    https://lusialderslowe.wordpress.com/glasgow-pdc

SERBIA
Venue:    The Balkan Retreat, Bešenovo
Dates:    1 - 12 September 2021
Led by:    Karmela Kiš
Web:    www.balkan-retreat.com/events/72-hour-permaculture-design-course-pdc

SPAIN
Venue:    Can Lliure, Sales de Llierca
Dates:    13 - 27 August 2021
Led by:    Roman Eisenkölbl, Martin Bastide
Web:    https://soilsunsoul.net/courses/pdc-natural-park-spain-13-27-august-2021

SPAIN
Venue:    Supernatural Permaculture Centre, Sierra Nevada Mountains
Dates:    25 September - 10 October 2021
    13 - 28 November 2021
Led by:    Cathy Whitefield & guests
Phone:    +34 858 995 872
Web:    www.supernatural-permaculture.com

SPAIN
Venue:    Sunseed Desert Technology
Dates:    Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    Liselotte Willemijn
Phone:    +34 950 525 770
Web:     http://circlepermaculture.com

WALES
Venue:    Various locations
Dates:    August - October 2021, three weekends
Led by:    Angie Polkey, Alice Gray
Email:    [email protected]

USA, CALIFORNIA
Venue:    Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm,
Dates:     Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Spencer Nielsen, Lydia Neilsen
Phone:    +1 5 302 729 322
Web:    yogafarm.org/pdc

USA, Colorado
Venue:    Sunrise Ranch, Loveland CO
Dates:     12 - 24 August 2021
Led by:    Tara Rea, Patrick Padden, Avery Ellis
Phone:    +1 9 709 994 306
Web:    boulderpdc.com

USA, ILLINOIS
See their advert on page 83
Venue:    Midwest Permaculture
Dates:     Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    Bill and Becky Wilson
Phone:    +1 815 256 2215
Web:    https://midwest permaculture.com

USA, LOS ANGELES
Venue:    The Permaculture Academy
Dates:     October 2021 - March 2022
Led by:    Larry Santoyo, Elijah Santoyo, John Valenzuela, Scott Pitman
Web:    www.permacultureacademy.com/pdclosangeles

USA, MISSOURI
Venue:    EarthDance Organic Farm School, Ferguson, MO
Dates:     Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    Jason Gerhardt, Pandora Thomas
Web:    https://earthdancefarms.org/farmers    

USA, NORTH CAROLINA
Venue:     Wild Abundance, Weaverville Asheville
Dates:    14 - 27 August 2021 (full)
Get on the waiting list if any spots open up and/or for 2022 courses
Led by:    Luke Cannon, Tyler Lavenburg & guests
Phone:    +1 8287 757 052
Web:    www.wildabundance.net/classes/permaculture-design-certification-course

USA, SANTA CRUZ
Venue:    Education Centre, California
Dates:     Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    John Valenzuela, David Shaw, Lydia Neilsen, Janine Björnson, Miles Taylor, Lee Klinger, Della Duncan, Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Doniga Markegard, Greg Richardson
Phone:    +1 8312 168 208
Web:    https://santacruzpermaculture.com/permaculture-design-                course

USA, WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
Venue:    Sowing Solutions Permaculture Design & Education at The Mill in Shelburne Falls
Dates:    2021 TBC, weekends
Led by:    Kay Cafasso,Keith Zaltzberg, Llani Davidson, Walker Korby,     Dave Dion and guests
Web:    www.permacultureseries.org/about-the-permaculture-design-course-pdc.html

Introduction to Permaculture

AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Zaytuna Farm, NSW
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Geoff Lawton
Phone:    +61 416 119 965
Web:    https://zaytunafarm.com/courses-events

AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Permaculture Pathways, Eudlo
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Sonya Wallace and guests
Phone:    +61 2 53 004 473
Email:    [email protected]

ENGLAND, DEVON
Venue:    The Apricot Centre, Totnes
Dates:    11 - 12 September 2021
Led by:    Marina OC
Phone:    07540 445 851
Web:    www.apricotcentre.co.uk

ENGLAND, EAST & WEST SUSSEX
Venue:     Stanmer Park, various venues
Dates:    Various dates 2021/2022
Led by:    Brighton Permaculture Trust
Phone:    01342 850 815
Web:    https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/events/event/introduction-to-permacu...

ENGLAND, HAMPSHIRE
Venue:    Sustainability Centre, Hampshire
Dates:    7 - 10 October 2021
Led by:     Aranya
Phone:    01730 823 166
Web:    www.sustainability-centre.org/courses.html

ENGLAND, KENT
Venue:    Physic Community Garden, Faversham
Dates:    September 2021
Led by:    Jo Barker, Helen Smith
Phone:    07747 386 994
Web:    www.dynamic-equilibrium.co.uk

ENGLAND, OXFORDSHIRE
Venue:    Braziers Park
Date:    18 - 19 September 2021
Led by:    Trish Whitham, Phil  Pritchard
Phone:    07974 916 954
Web:    www.braziers.org.uk/programme

ENGLAND, WEST SUSSEX/KENT
Venue:    Various
Dates:     Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Chloe Anthony
Web:    www.sunrisepermaculture.org.uk

NEW ZEALAND
Venue:    Kahikatea Farm, Wellington
Dates:    4 days, Friday-Monday
Led by:    The Kahikatea Farm Team
Phone:    +21 02 223 582
Web:    https://kahikateafarm.co.nz/product/4-day-introduction-to-permaculture-d...

WALES
Check with them for up-to-date details
Venue:    Pembrokeshire, TBC
Dates:    7 - 9 August 2021
    21 - 22 August 2021
Led by:    Angie Polkey
Email:    [email protected]

Special Courses

ACTIVATING CULTURAL EMERGENCE (ACE) 2021
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    Various 2021
Led by:    Looby Macnamara
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com/uk_courses/activating-cultural-emergence-ac...

AGROECOLOGY LAND TRUST
Mushroom Cultivation, Off Grid Solar, Carpentry, Natural Building,
Green Roofing and Soil Carbon
Venue:    Coed Talylan, Wales
Led by:    Coed Talylan
Phone:    07808 168 562
Web:    www.agroecology.co.uk

BEEKAY MAKES
Venue:    Farnham , Surrey, UK
Dates:    Various 2021, day courses
Led by:    BeeKay Makes
Web:    BeeKayMakes.co.uk

BEN LAW COURSES & OPEN DAYS
Venue:    Ben’s woodland, West Sussex
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Ben Law
Phone:    07966 193 154
Web:    www.ben-law.co.uk

BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE TRUST
Venue:    Stanmer Park & various sites
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Brighton Permaculture Trust team
Web:    https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/events/event/brighton-permaculture-t...

BUILDING AN ECOLOGICAL, OFFGRID, TRANSPORTABLE TINY HOUSE
Venue: Palma, Mallorca
Dates: 16 October 2021 - 30 October 2021
Led by: Dorus Rijkers
Web: www.greengorillas.eco

CHILDREN’S FOREST
Venue:    Near Danehill, East Sussex
Dates:    17 - 19 September and 16 - 17 October 2021
Led by:    Pippa James & guests
Web:    www.childrensforest.earth

LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNITY ORCHARDING
Venue: Online and Venues in Swansea
Dates: 6 September 2021 - 22 July 2022
Led by: The Orchard Project (Witchhazel Wildwood, Kate Davies)
Phone: 07776 958 504
Email: [email protected]
Web: https://www.theorchardproject.org.uk/events/certificate-in-community-orc...

CULTURAL EMERGENCE EFFECTIVE DESIGN (CEED) 2021
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    Various 2021, TBA
Led by:    Looby Macnamara & guests
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com/uk_courses/cultural-emergence-effective-des...

FOREST GARDENING / FOOD FORESTS
Venue:    Dartington, Devon
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Martin Crawford
Phone:    01803 84776
Web:    www.agroforestry.co.uk

GROWING NO DIG
Venue:    Homeacres, Somerset
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Charles Dowding
Web:    www.charlesdowding.co.uk

INTRODUCTION TO AGROFORESTRY & DESIGN
Venue:    The Apricot Centre, Devon
Dates:    24 - 26 September 2021
Led by:    Marina O’Connell
Web:    www.apricotcentre.co.uk/training-courses

MUSHROOM CULTIVATION
Venue:    Coed Talylan, Brecon Beacons
Dates:    Ongoing
Led by:    James Skrivez
Web:    www.agroecology.co.uk

ORGANIC / BIODYNAMIC GARDENING & FARMING
Venue:    BioDynamic Agricultural College. Work based & Distance Learning
Dates:    Online or full time two year work based apprentice style learning
Led by:    BDA tutors
Phone:    07786 262 864
Web:    www.bdacollege.org.uk

NO DIG GARDENING
Venue:    Lampeter, Ceredigion, Wales
Dates:    Various 2021/2022
Led by:    Stephanie Hafferty
Email:    [email protected]
Web:    https://nodighome.com

Permaculture Living
Dates:    Various throughout 2021/2022
Led by:    David Holmgren, Nick Ritar, Kirsten Bradley
Phone:    +61 253 004 473
Web:    https://courses.milkwood.net/permacultureliving

PERMACULTURE PRINCIPLES & TECHNIQUES FOR OFFGRID LIVING
Venue: Perigueux, France
Dates: 28 August 2021 - 11 September 2021
Led by: Dorus Rijkers
Web: www.greengorillas.eco

PERMACULTURE PRINCIPLES & TECHNIQUES FOR OFFGRID LIVING
Venue: Palma, Mallorca
Dates: 6 November - 20 November 2021
Led by: Dorus Rijkers
Web: www.greengorillas.eco

PRACTICAL SUSTAINABILITY
Venue:    Shift Bristol
Dates:    Typically 2.5 days per week
Led By:    Sarah Pugh and various Shift Bristol tutors
Web:    www.shiftbristol.org.uk

REWILDING CAMPS
Venue:    Embercombe and Ecosystem Restoration Camps, Devon
Dates:    27 January - 1 February 2022
Led by:    The EmbercombeTeam
Phone:    01647 252 983
Web:    embercombe.org/rewilding-camps

ONLINE COURSES

Online PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSES

PM subscriber offer, use code:
PERMACULTUREUK
Led by:    Noosa Forest Retreat
Web:    www.permaculturecourseonline.com/enrolment/?plan=1803

PDC
Led by: Verge Permaculture
Web: https://vergepermaculture.ca/

Led by:    David Holmgren, Nick Ritar, Kirsten Bradley
Web:    www.milkwood.net/courses

Led by:    Various
Web:    www.PermacultureVisions.com

Led by:    Scott Pittman, Durga
Web:    http://organiclifeguru.com/course/permaculture-design-course

Led by:    Stefania Strega Scoz
Web:    www.integralpermaculture.org

Led by:    Simon Inglis
Web:    www.kultcha.org

Led by:    Matt Powers & guests
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/mattpowersAPSO

Led by:     Andrew Millison
Web:    https://open.oregonstate.edu/courses/permaculture

Led by:    Heather Jo Flores
Web:    www.permaculturewomen.com/permaculturedesigncourse

Led by:    Angus Soutar
Web:    https://northernschool.info/permaculture-design-course-online

Led by:    Aldeia do Vale Project, Portugal
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/y4mjh3jk

Led by:    Joshua Gomez
Web:    www.permaculturekernow.org

Led by:    Caroline Aitken with guest tutors
Web:    http://patrickwhitefield.co.uk

Led by:    Dr. Alan Enzo, Jessica Enzo, Dr. Philipp Schuster, Steve Hart, Steve Cran
Web:    permacultureeducation.com

Led by:    Douglas Barnes
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/yhdttbzv

Led by:    Permaculture Association Britain
Web:    permaculture.org.uk/permaculturecourse

Led by:    Learn Permaculture
Web:    https://freepermaculture.com



INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE COURSES

Led by:    ACS Distance Education
Web:    tinyurl.com/e22ynrk7

Led by:    Diana Cole, Bob James
Web:    www.learnhowto.com.au/product-permaculture-concepts-646.aspx

Led by:    Paul Paine
Web:    https://learn.permaculture.org.uk/c/permaculture-course-designing-for-re...

Led by:    Teresa Pereira, Marie Edwards
Web:    https://northernschool.info/intro-permaculture-design-course

Led by:    Wenderlynn
Web:    www.wyldedges.com

Led by:    Giuseppe Tallarico
Web:    https://worldpermacultureassociation.com/learn-permaculture-design-science

INTRODUCTION TO ENGAGING CHILDREN IN PERMACULTURE
Held monthly, 12 hours over 3 days, alternating each month between morning, afternoon and evening sessions.
Online, sliding scale cost.
Led by: Lusi Alderslowe, Nim Robins (From the Children in Permaculture Project)
Web: http://childreninpermaculture.com/cip-intro-online/


SPECIALIST ONLINE COURSES

600 Online Courses
Led by:    ACS Distance Education
Web:    www.acsedu.co.uk

Active Hope
Led by:    Chris Johnstone, Joanna Macy, Rob Hopkins and others
Web:    https://activehope.training

AGRONOMY IV - GROWING LEGUMES
Dates: Ongoing
Led by: Various ACS Tutors
Web: https://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Agriculture/AGRONOMY-IV-LEGUME-CROPS-BA...

Biodynamics
Led by:    Biodynamic Agricultural College
Web:    www.bdacollege.org.uk

Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design
Led by:    Permaculture Association Britain
Web:    www.permaculture.org.uk/diploma

Incredible Edible Garden
Led by:    Morag Gamble
Web:    https://ourpermaculturelife.com/the-incredible-edible-garden

Home Ed InstitutePermaculture Kids
Led by: Home Ed Institute and Rachael Taylor
Web: www.homeedinstitute.org

Mushroom Cultivation
Led by:    Nik Ritar, Kirsten Bradley
Web:    www.milkwood.ne/courses

PDC FOR EDUCATORS OF CHILDREN
From 14th September 2021 - 15th February 2022, Tuesday evenings, 5 - 8.15pm
Online, sliding scale cost.
Led by: Lusi Alderslowe, Nim Robins (From the Children in Permaculture Project)
Web: http://childreninpermaculture.com/events/pdc-educators/

Permaculture Educators Progra
Led by:    Morag Gamble
Web:    https://permacultureeducationinstitute.org

Self-Building an Earthship in Europe Virtual Course
Led by:    Brighton Permaculture Trust
Web:    https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/events/event/self-building-an-earths...

European Permaculture Convergence
Full details of the EUPC to follow
Dates:    8 - 17 October 2021
Led by:    Various tutors from around the continent
Web:    www.crowdcast.io/e/eupc2021

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