Looking to learn more about sustainable living and permaculture? Maybe you would like to expand your knowledge on natural building, beekeeping, fermenting, and organic gardening too? Here are some upcoming courses.

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July 2021

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Green Connect Farm

Our award-winning farm just south of Sydney is a little bit of magic. A passionate group of people have turned 11 acres of scrub into one of the largest permaculture farms in the world, abundant with vegetables, fruit, herbs and animals. We grow chemical-free fair food and run tours and workshops all year round. Come and join us to learn new skills and find your people. https://green-connect.com.au/visit/ 

Companion Planting and Crop Rotation 10 July 2021 | $86 https://green-connect.com.au/visit/op-shop-and-farm-workshops/

August 2021

Milkwood Mushroom

Milkwood: Home Mushroom Cultivation course

Finally! Milkwood’s new Home Mushroom Cultivation course is here – based on their acclaimed ‘Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation’ two-day workshop, with its many hundreds of successful students. This new, self-paced online course will begin taking bookings in August 2021…
Get ready to learn everything you need to know to successfully grow organic AND waste-free edible and medicinal mushrooms, at your place. Whoohoo!
Open for bookings from August 16. Join the waitlist: courses.milkwood.net/mushroomcultivation

Crystal Waters – Permaculture Design Course

Exciting Announcement – New Look PDC at Crystal Waters 
After 7 years of the Crystal Waters Community Cooperatives PDC being led by Max Lindegger with guest presenters, Robin Clayfield will now host and lead the courses as Max passes on the baton. The program has been revamped, updated and extended. There will be additional guest presenters, including Max and it will be an extra 1½ days to help the course be more comprehensive and allow a full day off in the middle for integration and relaxation. Dates are 8th to 22nd August. https://crystalwaters.org.au/permaculture-design-course/

Online

(12 Weeks) Find Out More

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Permaculture Gardens Tour

Brogo Permaculture Gardens is a 25-year-old permaculture demonstration farm on the beautiful south coast of NSW. John Champagne, highly respected permaculture teacher and consultant, designed it to showcase permaculture principles in action. On a typical tour day John leads a guided tour around the property and finishes in the home. The permaculture expert, designer, and builder will explain key design features such as food forests, swales, kitchen gardens, and hugelkulture during the tour and he and Sharon will discuss the design elements of the property and house.

28 Aug 2021|$35 inc GST

Brogo Permaculture Gardens, 397 Hawkshead Rd, Brogo, NSW, 2550

10:00am – 12:30pm (UTC+11:00)Find Out More

September 2021

Milkwood PC Living

Milkwood: Permaculture Living course

Join David Holmgren, co-originator of permaculture, and the Milkwood crew of experts for this self-paced, fully online Permaculture Living course. Full of practical, doable actions and skills, perfect for your everyday life. With live and ongoing support to ensure you succeed.

Permaculture Living is the only way to study online with David Holmgren. And: Pip readers get 10% off the course price!
Open for bookings from June 21. Find out more and get your 10% off code: courses.milkwood.net/pip

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Permaculture Design Course

Looking for a Permaculture Course that offers you all this and more? Your search is over. We live permaculture….and have done for over 25 years.
A 12 day intensive experience with one of the leading permaculture exponents and teachers, John Champagne.John has taught almost 50 Permaculture Design Courses in Australia and overseas in his over 10 years of teaching. He is supported in this course with qualified, experienced teachers such as Aaron Sorensen, Daniel Deighton, Kathleen McCann, Dean Turner and Julie Davies as well as other guests.

The course is taught at a purposefully, permaculture designed education centre in the Bega Valley with onsite accommodation options. Site visits to a variety of properties applying the Permaculture Principles, from urban to hectares demonstrates the diversity of permaculture theory and strategies.

The course is a mix of theory and practical and covers climatic and landscape differences, issues and strategies.

Completing a face to face 12 days course is a wonderful opportunity to create space for yourself in a busy world. During the 12 days you will learn through interacting in a supportive social environment with ample opportunity for discussion and group work. Through the design exercises and other practicals you will be able to apply your new knowledge while at the same time being able to ask question and get clear immediate answers in a safe and friendly environment.

11-23 Sept 2021|$300 inc GST

Brogo Permaculture Gardens, 397 Hawkshead Rd, Brogo, NSW, 2550

11 Sept, 8:30 am – 23 Sept, 4:30 pmFind Out More

October 2021

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Permaculture Gardens Tour

Brogo Permaculture Gardens is a 25-year-old permaculture demonstration farm on the beautiful south coast of NSW. John Champagne, highly respected permaculture teacher and consultant, designed it to showcase permaculture principles in action. On a typical tour day John leads a guided tour around the property and finishes in the home. The permaculture expert, designer, and builder will explain key design features such as food forests, swales, kitchen gardens, and hugelkulture during the tour and he and Sharon will discuss the design elements of the property and house.

23 Oct 2021|$35 inc GST

Brogo Permaculture Gardens, 397 Hawkshead Rd, Brogo, NSW, 2550

10:00am – 12:30pm (UTC+11:00)Find Out More

Brogo Permaculture logo

Permaculture Gardens Tour

Brogo Permaculture Gardens is a 25-year-old permaculture demonstration farm on the beautiful south coast of NSW. John Champagne, highly respected permaculture teacher and consultant, designed it to showcase permaculture principles in action. On a typical tour day John leads a guided tour around the property and finishes in the home. The permaculture expert, designer, and builder will explain key design features such as food forests, swales, kitchen gardens, and hugelkulture during the tour and he and Sharon will discuss the design elements of the property and house.

3 Oct 2021|$35 inc GST

Brogo Permaculture Gardens, 397 Hawkshead Rd, Brogo, NSW, 2550

10:00am – 12:30pm (UTC+11:00)Find Out More

November 2021

Social Permaculture for Times of Change

Healthy Groups, Healthy People, Healthy Planet

With Robin Clayfield and Erin Young at Crystal Waters Permaculture Ecovillage, SE Qld
In these changing times, the healthy functioning of our groups, communities and ourselves is vital for resilient and cohesive responses for a better world. Experience this unique, motivating and creative weekend adventure to upskill with explorative experiences in working with Social Permaculture and Dynamic Group culture.

In these changing times, the healthy functioning of our groups, communities and ourselves is vital for resilient and cohesive responses for a better world. Experience this unique, motivating and creative weekend adventure to upskill with explorative experiences in working with Social Permaculture and Dynamic Group culture.

27-28 November 2021
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Discover the basics – Introduction to Permaculture

This Introduction to Permaculture is an immersion in permaculture. John covers the uses the permaculture principle together with elements of design. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain ideas, ask questions and develop understanding at any point on your permaculture journey. A theoretical and practical weekend so come and get you mind ticking over and your hands dirty.

On site camping is available or local accommodation options.

13 – 14 Nov 2021 | $300.00inc GST

27 – 28 Nov | $300.00inc GST

Brogo Permaculture Gardens, 397 Hawks Head Rd, Brogo NSW 2550, Australia

13 Nov, 8:30 am – 14 Nov, 4:30 pm

27 Nov, 8:30 am – 28 Nov, 4:30 pm Find Out More

December 2021

Watch this space – more courses coming soon!