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Practical Permaculture for Transition Course
Several members of the Permaculture Group have been facilitating this 10 session training course in and around Marlborough for the past 4 years. Here is the programme for this year's course:
|19 March||Principles, Ethics and Philosophy||Barney, Gerald, Milly, Sam||Barney's house|
|9 April||Design for Self Sufficiency||Gerald, Alexandra||Gerald's house|
|23 April||Soil as a Living System||Sam and Bridget||Sam's house|
|7 May||The Art of Composting||Barney and Milly||Barney's house|
|21 May||Reducing heat loss, renewable energy systems||Nick||Nick's house|
|11 June||Bee conservation and bee keeping||Fee the Bee||Ruth's house|
|25 June||Biodiversity and natural pest management||Sam and Bridget||Allotments|
|9 July||A closed system with chickens||Ruth||Amelia's house|
|Aug||Visit to an organic farm|
|10 Sept||Forest gardening||Jeremy||Jeremy's house|
|24 Sept||Low energy living||Jane||Jane's boat|
Core Facilitators: Rachel and Barney Rosedale (Graduates of Bristol Permaculture Design Course, 2010) Gerald Payne (Graduate of Gloucester Permaculture Design Course) Sam Page (Farmer-Field School Trainer; ex Permaculture facilitator at Fambidzanai, Harare) Milly Carmichael (Composting Champion).
Time: 9.30am to 12pm on Saturday mornings, beginning on Saturday 19 March and ending on Saturday 24 September 2016.
Cost: £35 (to be paid to Transition Marlborough) for full 10 session course (this price includes a free copy of 'Permaculture in a Nutshell' by Patrick Whitefield). Please note - you can join in any of the sessions that you may have to miss when we run the course again next year.
Venues: Private gardens and allotments in and around Marlborough. Visits to local organic farms will also be arranged. Tea and coffee, with 'bring-and-share' snacks will be provided.
Maximum number of participants: 10
You can book your place on the 2016 course by writing to us via: firstname.lastname@example.org
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