Urban Permaculture Design Course, at the PRIs Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia
Starts Feb 11, 2013 and runs for 5 day(s).
Requirements: To attend this course, students must have completed a PDC and provide a certificate as proof.
Students will learn the fundamentals of permaculture design with a focus on urban and small spaces. This is a hands-on learning experience, from the ground up. You will be able to produce concepts and plans that you will need for small space projects. You will learn about appropriate selection of plants, implementation and execution in real life environments. Mulching, composting, raising seedlings, propagation, saving seeds, worm farms, poultry, rabbits, garden ponds and aquaponics. Working in small groups, this will give students the opportunity to design and install permaculture food gardens. At the end of the five-day course, students will be able to feel confident to start a permaculture food garden and effectively manage the site.
About the teacher
Nick Huggins has over 15 years experience in horticulture, landscape design, construction and maintenance, having undertaken projects in eastern Australia and south east Asia, from high end residential to medium sized commercial development projects up to $1m.
Running a multi-stream business, the coordination of staff, projects and budgets has given Nick the experience and management skills needed to build profitable and sustainable businesses and farms.
Nick has studied Permaculture Design with Geoff and Nadia Lawton of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia (PRI), with the vision for a more fulfilling career and life in earth care and lifestyle transition. After the completion of an Internship at the PRI, Nick stepped into his first permaculture project and has since then been involved in more rural, broadacre land repair projects.
His experience includes comprehensive designs based on Equine Permaculture and Regenerative farming, Holistic Management - Grazing and Financial Planning for Profitable farms. Working with companies such as Global Land Repair in Canberra, Permaculture Sustainable Consulting, Mulloon Farm Pty Ltd, Twynam Agriculture NSW, Mariette van den Berg from MB Equine Services in the NSW Southern Tablelands, just to name a few!
Nick's primary focus and drive in Permaculture is to guide and mentor fellow Permaculture consultants into building businesses in line with the ethics and principles set out by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren.
Nick is committed to training creative, confident and professionally superior permaculture designers. Map
Important information about this course
All prices are in Australian dollars. The fee for the course is $1100, including GST, meals and camping accommodation. A non-refundable $110 deposit is required at the time of the booking. The balance of $990 is due before the course start date. An early bird discount of 10% is available if the course fee is paid 42 days prior to the course start date.
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