Dates May 17-31, 2020 Course Program The 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate course at Sunseed follows the curriculum as laid out in Bill Mollison’s Permaculture – A Designer’s Manual. It covers subjects ranging from ethics and principles of permaculture, natural systems, aquaculture, sustainable design methods, patterns in nature, land restoration, water harvesting, grey water recycling, natural building, food forests and guilds, energy conservation, appropriate technology, renewable energy, urban permaculture and invisible structures.The course teaches how to develop sustainable human settlements, and how to extend and preserve natural systems. The contentSEE DETAILS
Our courses are run by both internal and external facilitators and focus on exploring environmental, economic, social and political topics related to sustainability. Join our structured programs to discover various tools and solutions for building a brighter future.
What is Social Permaculture? Permaculture originated as an ecological method for designing sustainable settlements and more recently it has intertwined with more social contexts. Social Permaculture aims to design social systems that favour beneficial patterns of human behaviour. It looks at ways to organise, communicate and cooperate more effectively to create fair relationships In this one week course, we will dive deep into Social Permaculture and its tools, inspired by Rosemary Marrow’s work. It will provide the participants with not only information about activism, CSA’s, food sovereignty, alternative economies, communitySEE DETAILS
River Aguas, providing water to 40 villages in the province of Almeria (including Los Molinos), is endangered due to the superintensive monoculture olive plantations over-exploiting the aquifer 4 times faster than its capacity to recharge. Help us stop the ecocide recognised by the European Tribunal for the Rights of Nature.
Part of the bigger picture
We share and collaborate with the larger sustainability network because we believe that by coming together we can make a bigger impact.
From supporting European exchange to promoting Permaculture principles, we are devoted to bringing about positive change and solidarity.
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