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Next Permaculture Group meeting: is on Saturday, 4th March, 10am to 12pm. Contact: permaculture@transitionmarlborough.org if you would like to join in.


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 5 years.  Here is the programme for this year's course:

Practical Permaculture for Transition Course Programme
Date Topic Facilitators Venue
18 March Principles, Ethics and Philosophy Gerald, Milly, Sam Judy's house
8 April Design for living Gerald, Milly, Sam Gerald's house
22 April Soil as a living system Sam and Bridget Sam's house
6 May Reducing heat loss, renewable energy systems Nick Nick's house
20 May The Art of composting Barney and Milly Barney's house
10 June Using biodiversity to manage pests naturally Sam and Bridget Allotments
24 June Visioning with social permaculture  Milly Milly's house
 8 July Bee conservation and bee keeping Louise and Milly Mildenhall
 27 Aug Visit to an organic farm   Yatesbury
2 Sept Low energy living Jane Jane's houseboat
9 Sept Forest gardening with chickens Jeremy Jeremy's house

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 (Student of Social Permaculture and Composting Champion).

Time: 9.30am to 12pm on Saturday mornings, beginning on Saturday 18 March and ending on Saturday 23 September 2017.  

Cost: £45 (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 2017 course by writing to us via: permaculture@transitionmarlborough.org

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