By attending a Permaculture Design course you will learn in-depth how the workings of nature can be applied to our lives and make us more sustainable.
This full Permaculture Design course will run as a 2-week residential from 2nd July - 17th July 2013 at Keveral Farm, though locals can come each day.
The Permaculture Design course will include:
Introduction to Permaculture, sustainable systems, Permaculture Ethics, Farm walk, the Permaculture chicken, observation skills, Permaculture principles, ecological principles, Permaculture design process, trees, soil & soil conservation, water treatment & composting toilets, agroforestry & forest gardening, wild food, fungi in Permaculture, urban Permaculture, People Care, legal structures and various practicals.
Keveral was one of the first farms in the country to become a Soil Association Registered Organic Farm. Several co-operative structures exist on the farm, including a housing Co-op for the community. Some activities and small businesses on the farm include a vegbox scheme, camping, courses, mushroom growing, apple juice and cider making, herbalism and basket making. Keveral is a registered demonstration site for the Permaculture Association Land Project.