Permaculture Systems Online Course
From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks
Permaculture is a design philiosophy that enables sustainable living. The word Permaculture was coined by Bill Mollison & Dave Holmgren in the 1970’s. It is an abbreviation of the works “Permanent Agriculture”.
Permaculture holds three central tennants:
- Care of the Earth
- Care of People
- Return of any surplus
A permaculture system is a unique landscape where all the plants and animals live in balance in a self sustaining ecosystem. Permaculture has an ethical approach to designing land use and community systems, to provide food, ecological habitats and other essentials needed for human survival. Learning to develop plans for permaculture systems (ie. a unique landscape where plants and animals live in a balanced and self sustaining ecosystem) is a crucial part of the permaculture process.
This course is suitable for:
- students of permaculture who cannot access a working permaculture property
- students in remote areas or those who cannot access face-to-face PDC courses
Your TutorKaren Huntley MSc Marketing Management (Food Related Industries), PDC, PG Dip Organic Farming, Cert Marketing, BA. Professional Development Diploma in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (Coventry University/Thrive, UK)
Karen has a strong background and passion for organic food production systems, nutrition and community agriculture. Karen also has experience and training in Permaculture (PDC), horticultural therapy, community organic enterprises as well as being an experienced bee keeper.