Are you interested in creating the food and culture of the future? Or do you live for a more sustainable and resilient society where man lives in harmony with nature? Check out this course in permaculture design!
What is Permaculture?
Permaculture stands for "permanent" and "culture". The overall issue is how we can create a long-term sustainable culture, where culture includes all human actions. It's about posting positive impressions!
Permaculture is a toolbox that shows how we can create sustainable environments for humans, animals and food production. A permaculture designer takes inspiration in nature's own self-propelled system, where there is no waste, weed or any pests. Everything is included in the closed loop system and there is a balance between the different parts.
Forest gardens are often used in Permaculture design. The inspiration is derived from how a forest is built but adapted to the place and the person who will use it. From a forest garden you can get food, fuel, building materials, flowers, medicinal plants and much more - all according to your needs. The system will also consist of plants that support the producing plants, such as fertilizers, providing protection and stability. This reduces the need to invest resources from outside, and the man who manages the forest garden can focus on adjusting, planting and harvesting!
Permaculture course - 14/10
In this course, you will get knowledge of the Permaculture principles - and ways of imitating nature's energy-efficient and self-regerating systems and learn how to design your own living environment as well.
This course is aimed at those who want to learn more about permaculture and how to design a sustainable lifestyle. You do not need any prerequisites.
The aim of the course is to give you a basic introduction in the way of permaculture to imitate nature's own system. You will also get inspiration to design your own living environment as cleverly. The course will provide a solid foundation, which you can continue to build on with your own knowledge and observations.
- Ethics and principles
- Design Tools
- Borders, edges and layers
- Soil, water and plants
- Kitchen gardens
- Make your own design
Theorethical presentations and discussions are coupled with movies, pictures and practical exercises.
The course leader's own material. During the course, recommendations on appropriate reference literature will be provided.
When and where?
The course takes place on Saturday 14 October at. 09:00 - 16:00 at Bergums Mellangård in Olofstorp.
Address: Bergums Mellangårdsv 1, 42491 OLOFSTORP
About the course leader: Hanna Olovsson:
"I am passionate about creating sustainable, edible and beautiful green environments, preferably in the cities. Reconnecting man to food through urban landscapes is an important part. Through the courses I lead, I want to give you a pair of new glasses to see the world through and inspiration to continue exploring nature and perma culture. "