[permaculture] Permaculture Courses in UK, brightonpermaculture.org.uk
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Permaculture Courses in UK, brightonpermaculture.org.uk
*"Showing, teaching, practising sustainable ecological design"*
*Brighton Permaculture Trust*
What we do
Our projects promote sustainable development, or better still regenerative
development, that leaves us and future generations in a better position.
We promote and use permaculture design process and principles in our
Our work fits into three main themes:
1. Permaculture education
We run courses <http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/permaculture> in
permaculture design, and all our projects aim to promote permaculture and
We do not receive funding for most of our courses; rather, our courses are
self-financing from those attending them. We aim to make courses accessible
to all through a sliding fee scale.
2. Growing & using fruit as well as related land management
All our projects in this area encompass the permaculture ethics
promoting sustainability, providing a focus for bringing people together,
and helping to provide access to healthy food.
Examples include helping communities and school orchards plant orchards
<http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/orchards/orchardnews>, involving people
in picking and processing fruit
<http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/orchards/scrumping>, and exchanging
knowledge and expertise
<http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/orchards/withoutborders> with partners
both locally and internationally.
3. Green buildings
We promote greener buildings and lower-impact ways of living in them in
- We run a series of eco-build courses
<http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/ecobuild> in partnership
with Low Carbon Trust.
- We co-host events like Green architecture day
<http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/greenarchitecture> and Eco
open houses <http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/ecoopenhouses>.
- We're involved in practical build projects ourselves.
Introduction to Permaculture 25-26 June
Forest Gardening 2-3 July
Fruit Tree Grafting 6 August
Scything 20-21 August
Introduction to Permaculture 10-11 September
Apple Day Brighton October 2
Permaculture Design Course 8 Oct– 11 Dec
Green Roofs 29-30 October
Introduction to Permaculture 19-20 November
Planning & Planting a Small Orchard 26 November
Fruit Tree Planting Workshop 27 November
Pruning Old Fruit Trees 21-22 January
Introduction to Permaculture 28-29 January
Practical Permaculture Gardening (provisional date 25-26 March)
Introduction to Permaculture 8-9 April
Lawrence F. London
lfljvenaura at gmail.com
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